April 23, 2014

Regional Scan: North America

By Woodrow Bellamy III and Chelsea Bryan

NextGen Data Comm on Track For 2016 IOC What a pilot will see on the cockpit display when using Data Comm for a revised route clearance. Photo: NATCA Initial Operating Capability (IOC) for the first phase of the Data Communications (Data Comm) Air Traffic Management (ATM) technology under the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) NextGen program is on track for 2016, according to a National Air Traffic Controllers Association (NATCA) official involved with the program. Data Comm is one of the...

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