NextGen

FAA showcases Minneapolis NextGen gains

July 18, 2017 0

Millions of passengers are benefiting from smoother NextGen arrivals each year at Minneapolis International Airport (MSP), and the benefits don’t stop there, according to the United States Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). Airlines are using procedures […]

Avionics

The Sum of All 

July 10, 2017 0

David Hughes of the FAA NextGen Outreach and Reporting team offers a comprehensive rundown of what the FAA is doing on PBN right now  NextGen is on track and delivering benefits to aircraft operators. A […]

Avionics

Will To Change

June 8, 2017 0

David McMillan asks does privatisation of the FAA go far enough? President Trump’s announcement that he is to ‘privatise’ the air traffic management of the Federal Aviation Administration is a welcome development. It is not […]

Avionics

US aerospace chiefs set out spin-off principles

June 7, 2017 0

US industry chiefs have laid out a set of principles to guide President Trump’s mission to corporatise the nation’s air traffic control in a bid to ensure long-term stability of ATC operations and the future of NextGen […]

CAAs/ANSPs

White House endorses US ATC spin-off

June 5, 2017 0

US President Trump today advanced his administration’s plan to corporatise the nation’s air traffic control system, spinning it off from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to a nonprofit corporation. Read More About Plans to Corporatise US ATC […]

NextGen

Raytheon completes early NY TRACON upgrade

May 24, 2017 0

Raytheon has completed the modernisation of the United States’ busiest terminal air traffic control facility six months ahead of schedule. Under the Terminal Automation Modernization and Replacement programme, known as TAMR, Raytheon replaced the software […]

CAAs/ANSPs

FAA reform remains T&I committee focus

May 16, 2017 0

The United States’ House transportation and infrastructure committee is preparing to meet tomorrow (Wednesday, May 17) for a full committee hearing on Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) reform, and in particular the management of air traffic […]

NextGen

Warranted Surveillance?

May 8, 2017 1

Dorothy Robyn and Kevin Neels present an economic perspective on space-based ADS-B technology. The decision earlier this year by aviation authorities to abandon the search for Malaysian Airlines Flight 370 came just days after a […]

CAAs/ANSPs

Key NextGen programmes remain fully funded

May 5, 2017 0

US lawmakers have passed a $1 trillion omnibus spending bill to stave off a government shutdown. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is set to receive an increase in discretionary funding – $127 million above current spending – […]