Wide Area Augmentation System

Oct 9, 2007 - 6:26 AM
The woes experienced by builders of the wide-area augmentation system (WAAS) are nothing new to those who have followed the development of the satellite-na
Oct 8, 2007 - 5:13 AM
LAAS could end up being overtaken by a combination of the FAA’s WAAS and Europe’s GPS equivalent, Galileo.
Oct 4, 2007 - 7:24 AM
For the first couple of months this year, FAA Administrator Marion Blakey has been the most peripatetic agency head in recent years, making extended trips
Oct 4, 2007 - 5:58 AM
Sharp rises in the number of airline flights originating from airports in the U.S.
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 - 5:13 AM
In an effort to streamline its GPS/navcom product line, Garmin will rename the CNX80 navigator the GNS 480, according to a spokesman.
Oct 2, 2007 - 9:39 AM
It is no secret that the FAA in the last several months has been forced to shelve a number of important ATC modernization projects.
Aug 28, 2007 - 10:26 AM
This summer a Eurocopter EC 155 all-weather demonstrator performed satellite-guided precision approach tests in Lausanne, Switzerland, as part of a researc
Jul 24, 2007 - 9:47 AM
Occasionally, GPS satellites are spread across the sky in configurations that prevent a receiver from calculating a good position fix.
Jul 3, 2007 - 4:48 AM
There was good news for Alaskan pilots last month, when FAA Administrator Marion Blakey introduced the agency’s draft 2008-2012 Flight Plan, along with the