July 22, 2014

NASA Submits TSS to FAA

[Avionics Today July 22, 2014] NASA has submitted an in-house developed computer software tool to the FAA designed to help Air Traffic Controllers (ATCs) to better manage the spacing between aircraft flying throughout the National Airspace System (NAS). The software tool, Terminal Sequencing and Spacing (TSS) technology, enables the routine use of...

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  • CPDLC Goes Live Nationwide in Canada

    July 10, 2014 | [Avionics Today July 10, 2014] Canada has completed its nationwide implementation of Controller Pilot Data Link Communications (CPDLC), according to the country's Air Navigation Service Provider (ANSP) NAV Canada. This marks largest domestic...

  • Alaska Airlines Saving Fuel Through NextGen Procedures

    June 27, 2014 | [Avionics Today June 27, 2014] Alaska Airlines is starting to realize the fuel saving benefits of the FAA's Next Generation Air Transportation System (NextGen) in Seattle, according to testimony from the carrier's vice president of flight operations Gary...

  • SESAR Joint Undertaking Extended to 2024

    June 18, 2014 | [Avionics Today June 18, 2014] The Council of the European Union voted on regulation to extend the duration of the Single European Sky Air Traffic Management Research Joint Undertaking (SESAR JU) until 2024. Originally established in 2007, SESAR JU is...

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  • NextGen Mandate Remains Issue for General Aviation

    June 12, 2014 | [Avionics Today June 12, 2014] The topic of the FAA's 2020 ADS-B Out mandate came to the forefront in Washington, D.C. where lawmakers listened to issues facing the General Aviation (GA) community's ability to equip aircraft with the certified avionics...

  • United Airlines Starts NextGen Flight Procedures in Houston

    June 10, 2014 | [Avionics Today June 10, 2014] United Airlines is ready to start taking advantage of the FAA's NextGen airspace modernization program in Houston, TX, where the carrier recently collaborated with the agency and the National Air Traffic Controller's...

  • The Four New Priorities of NextGen

    June 5, 2014 | [Avionics Today June 5, 2014] A committee providing aviation industry insight on the FAA's implementation of NextGen has produced a new list of the top four priorities that the industry wants the agency to focus on in its rollout of the shift from radar...

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