Capstone Program

Jul 29, 2008 - 7:23 AM
One of the least welcome rites of passage for copilots is the routine chore of updating the company’s flight operations documents, with Jeppesen manuals pr
May 22, 2008 - 5:56 AM
Buoyed by the success of its three-year ADS-B (automatic dependent surveillance-broadcast) operational evaluation project, named Capstone and centered on B
Feb 27, 2008 - 5:50 AM
March 3 is the final date by which the user community can file its comments on the FAA’s Oct.
Feb 4, 2008 - 9:23 AM
TCAS has done a remarkable job of helping pilots avoid midair collisions, providing a last line of defense in those all-too-common instances when two aircr
Jan 9, 2008 - 6:20 AM
You’ve truly made it in aviation when your accomplishments are included among the Smithsonian National Air & Space Museum’s collection of historic firs
Dec 18, 2007 - 7:22 AM
In 1999, Motorola’s ill-starred Iridium satcom venture declared bankruptcy and was on the verge of maneuvering the service’s 66 satellites to burn up in th
Dec 18, 2007 - 6:53 AM
Flight and navigation technology can help pilots see and avoid threats, simplify cockpit management and know their situation and parameters with precision.
Oct 29, 2007 - 5:43 AM
While the FAA in early October released its Notice of Proposed Rule Making (NPRM) covering future mandatory carriage of ADS-B avionics, serious questions h
Oct 4, 2007 - 5:41 AM
The FAA’s decision to relegate the GPS Cat 1 local-area augmentation system (LAAS) to a mere R&amp;D program <em>(<strong>AIN</strong>, March 2004, page 1)
Oct 4, 2007 - 5:11 AM
The FAA and Mitre Corp.