Required Navigation Performance

May 9, 2008 - 5:50 AM
Technology Partnership Canada (TPC), a government-run supplier of high-tech research grants to Canadian companies, has awarded Thales Avionics Canada $9.9
May 7, 2008 - 6:42 AM
At press time, the FAA’s GPS local-area augmentation system (LAAS) appeared to be hanging in the balance while agency officials were attempting to determin
May 7, 2008 - 6:39 AM
In one of her first speeches as FAA Administrator, Marion Blakey promised that her five-year term will be driven by data and hard numbers, be consistent ac
May 7, 2008 - 5:21 AM
In late summer, Jeff Williams, manager of the FAA’s newly established required navigation performance (RNP) program office, briefed a government/industry s
May 5, 2008 - 5:59 AM
Too often, as their terms of office draw to a close, politicians and political appointees sign into law decisions and future commitments that many might de
Apr 23, 2008 - 7:07 AM
The FAA is considering a Boeing proposal that eventually could replace 18 different kinds of instrument approaches with a single, ILS-like procedure.
Mar 28, 2008 - 6:06 AM
In presenting its 2007 technical achievement award to senior engineer Steve Lindsey for his involvement in developing a flight management system for genera
Feb 8, 2008 - 5:34 AM
The FAA has granted Honeywell approval to act as a consultant to business jet operators seeking approvals for required navigation performance special 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 9, 2008 - 6:01 AM
Thales Avionics Canada has directed its engineering staff to accelerate design work on a fly-by-wire (FBW) flight-control system, enhanced vision system (E