ATC

News, issues, personnel, equipment and developments about air traffic management.

Mar 19, 2007 - 8:17 AM
Stephen Hickok of Hickok & Associates, Orange Beach, Ala., announced on Thursday that the FAA performed a successful flight inspection on February 23 o
Mar 16, 2007 - 10:37 AM
A newly designed circuit board is now available for Citation 525 and a few Citation 560 operators that have been required since late last year to disengage
Mar 16, 2007 - 9:39 AM
The National Air Traffic Controllers Association filed a lawsuit in late January asking a federal court to order the Federal Service Impasses Panel to reso
Mar 16, 2007 - 9:02 AM
After more than 15 years and $200 million in development effort, the FAA in late January canceled further expenditures on the GPS Category I local-area aug
Mar 15, 2007 - 11:29 AM
The FAA made a hard sell yesterday to offshore oil operators that will soon have the opportunity to receive unprecedented traffic and weather information i
Mar 15, 2007 - 7:30 AM
Launched in 1999 by European Commission vice president Loyola de Palacio, the move to create a single European sky (SES) for air traffic management and con
Mar 12, 2007 - 8:57 AM
The FAA last month chose Lockheed Martin from a field of five bidders to provide the services now offered by the agency’s 58 automated flight service stati
Mar 8, 2007 - 12:01 PM
In a letter to the Department of Transportation last month, AOPA renewed its support of loran as a possible low-cost, ideal backup to the future GPS-based
Mar 8, 2007 - 9:45 AM
In the ongoing saga of air traffic controller staffing, the FAA announced yesterday as part of its 10-year forecast that it is increasing controller hiring
Mar 8, 2007 - 4:17 AM
A European mandate calling for mode-S transponder upgrades in transport-category airplanes is causing confusion for some U.S.