Wide Area Augmentation System

May 8, 2008 - 5:21 AM
The Wide Area Augmentation System (WAAS) successfully passed a critical 60-day test that prime contractor Raytheon said proves the reliability of the signa
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 - 5:17 AM
After extensive industry consultation, the FAA has recently completed a document outlining its proposed strategy for transition from today’s terrestrial na
May 6, 2008 - 8:56 AM
The FAA’s original plan to transition to sole-means GPS is no longer practical and some form of backup will be required for the foreseeable future, accordi
Apr 30, 2008 - 9:43 AM
The FAA’s ADS-B Program Office has received a stern directive from top management to consult with industry representatives to produce a more acceptable ver
Apr 2, 2008 - 10:09 AM
The FAA recently passed a major milestone in the move toward NextGen with the implementation of the 1,000th instrument approach that uses the enhanced GPS
Apr 1, 2008 - 7:08 AM
March 3 was not an auspicious day for officials in the FAA’s ADS-B Program Office.
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
Mar 7, 2008 - 4:53 AM
Universal Avionics last month said it received an STC allowing installations of the company’s line of WAAS-capable FMS units in the Bombardier Challenger 6
Feb 8, 2008 - 5:35 AM
Garmin last month notified distributors that it has decided to discontinue production of the GNS 480 GPS/navcom receiver after a significant decline in sal