Air Traffic Control

  • FAA on Schedule to Bring Data Comm to 56 Airport Towers This Year

    September 28, 2016 | What a pilot sees in the cockpit while using Data Comm, rendering. Photo: FAA. [Avionics Magazine 09-28-2016] The FAA is on track to deploy the Departure Clearance (DCL) Air Traffic Control (ATC) tower services initial operating capability portion of its Data...

  • EASA Publishes Proposed Changes to Air Traffic Services

    September 23, 2016 | Photo: EASA [Avionics Magazine 09-23-2016] EASA has published its Notice of Proposed Amendment (NPA) 2016-09 Requirements for Air Traffic Services with the objective to harmonize the provision of essential air navigation services throughout the European...

  • Philippines Airspace Turns on New Satellite-Based Navigation

    August 11, 2016 | [Avionics Today 08-10-2016] Nearly three years after one of the deadliest typhoons on record swept through the Philippines, the Asia-Pacific nation’s latest satellite-based navigation procedures have become operational within its airspace. The new...

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  • Brazilian Air Traffic Communications Receive Vocality Update

    June 20, 2016 | [Avionics Magazine 06-20-2016] Vocality and RSA Engineering have completed a replacement of the obsolete satellite-based communications system used for Air Traffic Control (ATC) voice and data services throughout Brazilian airspace. This satellite-based...

  • US Air Traffic Controller Staffing Reaches 27-Year Low

    June 17, 2016 | [Avionics Magazine 06-17-2016] National Air Traffic Controllers Association (NATCA) President Paul Rinaldi told the House Aviation Subcommittee this week that the number of fully certified air traffic controllers, already at a 27-year low, fell again in the...

  • R&S Installs New Voice Communication System in Czech ATC Tower

    June 14, 2016 | The 20,000th R&S Series 4200 radio manufactured in the Rohde & Schwarz plant in Vimperk, Czech Republic, was handed over by Christian Leicher, President and COO of Rohde & Schwarz, to Jan Klas, Director General of ANS CR. Photo: Rohde &...

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