Features


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 ››

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 ››

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 ››

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 ››

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 ››

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 ››

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 ››

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 ››

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 ››

The Aviation API Economy

Alex Brooker recounts lessons from bringing operational SWIM to a wider market There is a lot of talk in the technology sector around the API … More ››