NextGen

The Next Generation Air Transportation System (NextGen) is the name given to a new National Airspace System due for implementation across the United States in stages between 2012 and 2025

Overview

NextGen


FAA to hold airspace workshops in Las Vegas

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) will hold three public information workshops in late April on proposed airspace improvements over the Las Vegas metropolitan area. The … More ››

US data comm faces security threat probe

A US transport watchdog is initiating an audit into information controls governing one of the cornerstone technologies of NextGen to prevent potential security threats from … More ››

Data comm now at Minneapolis-St Paul

Data Comm, the NextGen technology that enhances safety and reduces delays by improving the way air traffic controllers and pilots talk to each other, is … More ››

US lawmakers examine new technology options

US legislators are preparing to discuss new aviation and aerospace technologies, future business models as well as any potential challenges involved in  integrating new technology … More ››

FAA, industry team on UAS sense-and-avoid

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and partners Northrop Grumman and ACSS, an L3 and Thales business, have conducted a series of successful flight tests of the sense-and-avoid avionics … More ››

Establishment Figure

“It’s just a win, win, win across the board.” That’s how Stephen Martin, a support manager at Denver’s Terminal Radar Approach Control Facility, describes the … More ››

NextGen complexity flagged as safety concern

The increasing complexity of US airspace has been singled out as one of the top areas of concern for the nation’s business aviation community. The … More ››

Moving On?

Late last year, Air Traffic Management magazine’s industry commentator Bob Poole considered what the November 8 election results could mean for reform of US air traffic control. … More ››

Trump releases US air traffic spin-off plan

US President Donald Trump has announced his intention to spin off US air traffic control within budget plans that were released on March 16. President Trump had already … More ››

Searidge debuts Aimee AI platform for ATM

World ATM Congress Searidge Technologies, global provider of remote tower and airport surface optimisation solutions to air navigation service providers (ANSP) and airports today unveiled Aimee, an … More ››