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

Sep 11, 2017 - 11:24 AM
Democrats want six-month extension, but House Republicans may push for shorter time frame.
Aug 24, 2017 - 12:08 PM
Besides reducing ATC rates for next year, the company will also reimburse aircraft owners approximately $60 million in a one-time 4.6 percent refund.
Aug 10, 2017 - 10:24 AM
Rep. Todd Rokita (R-Indiana) said the true intent of H.R.2997 is “not privatization; this is a corporate takeover.”
Aug 10, 2017 - 9:23 AM
NBAA uggests that pilots check Notams for possible TFRs and other events that could affect planned flights around August 21.
Data Comm text message
Aug 7, 2017 - 2:19 PM
The core NextGen program is under budget and more than two years ahead of schedule, the FAA says.
Aug 7, 2017 - 12:40 PM
While most TFRs affect airports, “This one is primarily an airspace problem because it shuts down many of the route options in and out of New York City."
Jul 27, 2017 - 12:40 PM
Northern Colorado Regional Airport chosen as the test facility because of its traffic volume and the wide mix of aircraft types operating at the airport.
EAA chairman Jack Pelton
Jul 24, 2017 - 5:03 PM
Without the votes, proponents are engaging in strong arm tactics to get them, alleges the EAA chairman.
Iridium Next satellite
Jul 17, 2017 - 4:00 PM
Aireon said it now has 10 firm customers and 17 memorandums of understanding to analyze its space-based aircraft surveillance service.
Jul 13, 2017 - 4:52 PM
Fewer physical control towers will be built on airports as 360-degree HD imagery can be fed back to controllers wherever they are.