NextGen

Cloud Watching

November 1, 2018 0

Dave Hughes reports how the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is connecting SWIM to the Cloud The FAA is sending its System Wide Information Management (SWIM) flight, aeronautical and weather data to the cloud via […]

NextGen

Front & Center

November 1, 2018 0

Dave Hughes visits the Federal Aviation Administration’s William J Hughes Technical Center and learns that alongside advanced ATC simulation, unmanned aviation and commercial space are some of the vital aspects of its testing and development […]

Innovation

Weather Eye

November 1, 2018 0

John Croft reports on how FAA weather researchers are working to put more smarts in weather cameras to give pilots in remote areas a better way to establish visibility at airports and en route waypoints. […]

Avionics

GA pilots applaud return of ADS-B rebate

October 15, 2018 0

The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) has welcomed the return of the Federal Aviation Administration’s financial incentive for aircraft operators to get new ADS-B avionics installed before the January 1, 2020, deadline. The agency has […]

Airlines

Cebula for A4A NextGen, new entrants role

October 15, 2018 0

Airlines for America (A4A), the industry trade body for the leading US airlines, has appointed Andy Cebula as vice president, NextGen and new entrants and brings to the association more than three decades of transportation policy experience […]

NextGen

NASA completes FIM technology for FAA

October 4, 2018 0

NASA technology to help manage aircraft arriving at busy airports more efficiently was officially transferred to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) during a recent ceremony in Washington, DC, reports Jim Banke from the Aeronautics Research Mission […]

Innovation

First Steps

September 3, 2018 1

Dave Hughes reports on how the United States’ NextGen programme is transitioning towards Trajectory Based Operations Now that the NextGen system, Terminal Flight Data Management (TFDM), is in development and deployment, the NextGen time-based management […]

Innovation

Front & Center

September 3, 2018 1

Shelley Yak, director of the FAA William J Hughes Technical Center explains how the FAA Technical Center is tackling the TBO challenge The FAA’s move to Trajectory Based Operations (TBO) continues to change the way […]