July 31, 2014
NextGen DataComm Trials ‘Becoming Routine’ for FedEx Pilots
Woodrow Bellamy III
[Avionics Today 7-31-14] The world's largest air cargo carrier is participating in flight trials that are assisting the FAA with "moving ahead smartly" in one of the most transformative aspects of its NextGen program, DataComm, according to Dan Allen, senior manager of Air Traffic Operations at FedEx. In September 2013, FedEx and four other U.S. airlines began performing trials with DataComm at Newark Liberty International Airport and Memphis Airport. FedEx Boeing 777s are...