Category Archives: NextGen

Park Air to provide air-to-ground voice & data capability for airline and civil aviation comms

Park Air is to provide its latest T6 radio from the Sapphire family of products for Rockwell Collins’ growing air-to-ground voice and data link network … More ››

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Audit launched on FAA weather and aircraft surveillance radar replacement programme

The US aviation watchdog is to launch an audit into the Federal Aviation Administration’s SENSR programme. The Spectrum Efficient National Surveillance Radar (SENSR) programme is … More ››

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FAA’s Data Comm reaches 1m flight milestone

US air traffic controllers and pilots have used NextGen Data Communications (Data Comm) technology to clear more than one million flights – reaching the significant … More ››

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Frequentis USA delivers DFW voice switch

The Frequentis 3020X voice communications system for Dallas Fort Worth NextGen Metroplex has been successfully installed and accepted by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) ahead … More ››

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FAA showcases Minneapolis NextGen gains

Millions of passengers are benefiting from smoother NextGen arrivals each year at Minneapolis International Airport (MSP), and the benefits don’t stop there, according to the … 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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US democrats offer alternative to Trump ATC privatisation plan, accelerate NextGen reform

A top-ranking democrat on the United States congressional aviation subcommittee has been joined by fellow democrats on the House transport committee to reject President Trump’s plan … 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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US aerospace chiefs set out spin-off principles

US industry chiefs have laid out a set of principles to guide President Trump’s mission to corporatise the nation’s air traffic control in a bid to … More ››

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White House endorses US ATC spin-off

US President Trump today advanced his administration’s plan to corporatise the nation’s air traffic control system, spinning it off from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to a … More ››

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