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Safety in Numbers

Drones won’t reach their potential until they can fly well out of sight, and achieving that safely is the goal of a testing corridor being … More ››

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Loud & Clear?

In January 1990, Avianca Flight 52 from Bogota, Colombia, to New York City, ran out of fuel on approach to John F Kennedy International Airport (JFK), causing … More ››

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Bird’s Eye View

David Hughes outlines the FAA Tech Center’s cockpit simulation advantage Researchers are using aircraft cockpit simulators here at the FAA William J Hughes Technical Center … More ››

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At Source

Frequentis’ Hannu Juurakko asks whether air navigation service providers are ready for outsourced networks Everyone is doing it, making their lives easier by letting telecom … More ››

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FAA Reform Bid To Continue

Bill Shuster, the chairman of the US House transportation committee, insists he is sticking with his proposal to spin off air traffic control in a … More ››

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Operation Irma

With Hurricane Irma closing in, Automatic Dependent Surveillance–Broadcast (ADS-B) played a significant role in the seamless pre-dawn evacuation of 62 Embry Riddle University training aircraft … More ››

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The Sum of All 

David Hughes of the FAA NextGen Outreach and Reporting team offers a comprehensive rundown of what the FAA is doing on PBN right now  NextGen … More ››

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Fair Representation

The Reason Foundation’s Bob Poole assesses the White House’s ATC reform principles At a gala White House event on June 5th, the Administration made its … More ››

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Will To Change

David McMillan asks does privatisation of the FAA go far enough? President Trump’s announcement that he is to ‘privatise’ the air traffic management of the … More ››

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Partner Approach

NASA and its partners are wrapping up tests of the most recent version of its Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Traffic Management (UTM) technologies with live, … More ››

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