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



AOPA clarifies FAA ADS-B rebate for pilots

More than 2,300 aircraft owners applied for a $500 rebate in the first two weeks of the FAA’s programme to encourage early installation of Automatic … More ››

United States’ FAA outlines PBN-centric vision

US aviation authorities have outlined the direction the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is headed in an effort to make its airspace system PBN-centric and reduce … More ››

Washington Dulles datacomm goes live

Data communications are now operational at Washington Dulles International airport. “There is tremendous benefit in this change in the way pilots and air traffic controllers … More ››

Plotting A New Course

US Congress enacted a 14-month reauthorisation of the Federal Aviation Administration in July, without including the House provision to spin off the FAA’s Air Traffic … More ››

IATA joins EUROCAE to deliver safe, secure, sustainable goals

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has become a full member of the European Organization for Civil Aviation Equipment (EUROCAE). Since 1963 EUROCAE has developed … More ››

US offers GA $500 ADS-B equipage incentive

The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has unveiled a rebate programme to help small aircraft owners to equip their aircraft with a NextGen surveillance technology … More ››

FAA signals STC changes to ADS-B systems

The United States Federal Aviation Administration has updated guidance on installing ADS-B out systems, which could allow avionics shops to install ADS-B equipment on aircraft … More ››

FAA to brief Charlotte on Metroplex procedures

The United States Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) will hold a public meeting on new air traffic control procedures for flights at Charlotte Douglas International Airport … More ››

FAA plans major remote comms reduction

The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) proposes to decommission 666 of the more than 2,100 remote communications outlets (RCOs) in the continental United States, citing … More ››

This Just In

If you’re craving the latest information on NextGen, look no further. The FAA’s NextGen Update: 2016 is now available online, with all new information on … More ››