ATC

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

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.
Mar 8, 2007 - 4:03 AM
Landmark Aviation last month joined the ranks of installation centers that are busy turning around upgraded avionics systems for operators of Gulfstream II
Mar 7, 2007 - 12:36 PM
Boeing Business Jets said enhanced-vision system (EVS) capability is coming to the BBJ, but the technology will be offered as a retrofit both for new and i