Free flight

May 19, 2008 - 7:50 AM
Raytheon said it achieved initial operating capability (IOC) for a second limited-production version of its new standard terminal automation replacement sy
May 15, 2008 - 9:25 AM
The FAA’s Operational Evolution Plan (OEP) is moving to regain the momentum lost following September 11.
May 9, 2008 - 5:48 AM
Free Flight describes a future air-traffic environment where we will fly unrestricted “trajectories” from departure to destination, based on our choice of
May 8, 2008 - 6:50 AM
Charlie Keegan, who has headed the FAA’s Free Flight Office since its inception three years ago, has been named to lead the modernization effort outlined i
May 6, 2008 - 11:39 AM
The FAA has decided that automatic dependent surveillance-broadcast (ADS-B) will use a combination of the 1090-MHz extended squitter surveillance link for
May 6, 2008 - 6:01 AM
Perhaps deliberately, the FAA’s Air Traffic Control System Command Center (ATCSCC) is not easy to find.
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 30, 2008 - 10:55 AM
When the high-altitude redesign (HAR) portion of the FAA’s national airspace redesign program begins initial implementation this year, it will signal the b
Jan 22, 2008 - 6:41 AM
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 corp
Nov 27, 2007 - 6:33 AM
Following air traffic controller complaints, the FAA and NASA are reviewing changes to the software controlling the final approach spacing tool (FAST), one