Wide Area Augmentation System

Aug 5, 2008 - 10:05 AM
On September 13, FAA Administrator Marion Blakey will have completed the first year of her five-year tenure in the position.
Aug 5, 2008 - 8:34 AM
Even though Congress exempted the FAA from standard procurement rules in 1996, the agency remains mired in cost overruns and schedule slippages on many of
Aug 4, 2008 - 11:52 AM
The FAA has issued a technical standard order and blanket installation approval covering 850 aircraft models for the CNX80 all-in-one GPS navcom from Salem
Aug 4, 2008 - 11:37 AM
At recent public hearings in Washington, D.C., and Albuquerque, N.M., DOD and DOT representatives reviewed the departments’ policies toward the provision o
Aug 4, 2008 - 6:54 AM
The FAA flipped the switch on its wide-area augmentation system (WAAS) at 12:01 a.m.
Jul 31, 2008 - 7:48 AM
Garmin late last month announced a deal to buy UPS Aviation Technologies, a subsidiary of United Parcel Service, for $38 million in cash.
Jul 28, 2008 - 10:30 AM
The FAA plans to start introducing instrument approaches using its Wide Area Augmentation System on July 10, bringing much higher levels of accuracy, signa
Jul 14, 2008 - 7:45 AM
Honeywell has completed a series of GPS-guided autoland approaches to each of the four runways at Moses Lake Airfield in central Washington using a single
Jun 2, 2008 - 9:33 AM
Although WAAS LPV (lateral precision with vertical guidance) approaches have been popping up at airports around the U.S.
May 29, 2008 - 9:31 AM
Before GPS, approach classifications were cut and dried–they were either precision (ILS) or nonprecision approaches.