Automatic dependent surveillance-broadcast

January 22, 2008 - 6:41am

Boeing 757 and 767 pilots at United Parcel Service (UPS) will soon start using a flight-deck display that will likely be the envy of their airline and corporate cousins and one that is expected to become a future aviation standard.

January 22, 2008 - 6:04am

Although few pilots may know the word, multilateration is quickly becoming a household term among air traffic controllers and airport authorities. But pilots will ultimately be one of its major beneficiaries.

January 22, 2008 - 6:04am

Although few pilots may know the word, multilateration is quickly becoming a household term among air traffic controllers and airport authorities. But pilots will ultimately be one of its major beneficiaries.

January 11, 2008 - 4:37am

Instead of relaxing in front of a warm fire inside a cozy Colorado mountain lodge this winter, some pilots are sitting at home in front of their computer monitors, hot under the collar. Most pilots realize that managing seasonal air traffic into ski country is like funneling an L.A.

January 9, 2008 - 6:20am

You’ve truly made it in aviation when your accomplishments are included among the Smithsonian National Air & Space Museum’s collection of historic firsts. That’s the prestigious accolade recently bestowed on developers of the Alaska Capstone Program, whose activities are chronicled as part of an exhibit devoted to ATC.

December 19, 2007 - 11:27am

At the ICAO Assembly in Montreal–where all the world’s aviation representatives gathered last month to review outstanding issues–there was general agreement that the lack of uniform international rules for fractional operations should be resolved.

December 18, 2007 - 6:53am

Flight and navigation technology can help pilots see and avoid threats, simplify cockpit management and know their situation and parameters with precision. The future may advance all of these capabilities, though not always for the original reasons.

December 18, 2007 - 5:14am

“Aviation is emerging from the most difficult period in its history to date. This recovery is still fragile. It is under pressure from fuel costs, uncertain stability in regions, military conflicts, international terrorism and changes in the business model by low-cost carriers.

December 10, 2007 - 9:49am

Aircraft operators have been forced to add new technology to meet updated requirements since the 1950s, but nothing ever seems to come off aircraft, one air traffic expert noted recently.

December 6, 2007 - 6:36am

In January, the Helicopter Association International (HAI) urged its members to press their Congressional representatives to support improved communications and weather services over the Gulf of Mexico.

 
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