NextGen

The Next Generation Air Transportation System (NextGen) is the name given to a new National Airspace System due for implementation across the United States in stages between 2012 and 2025

Overview

NextGen


New NextGen rollout roadmap tipped for October

The US Federal Aviation Administration is preparing to publish crucial NextGen milestones and metrics by October 18, according to the agency executive charged with keeping … More ››

NASA transfers NextGen technology

NextGen software technology that will allow air traffic controllers to maximize the benefits of Performance Based Navigation (PBN) procedures on the approach to the runway … More ››

NASA, Saab to optimise flight efficiency

Saab has announced that the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Aeronautics Research Institute (NARI) has awarded the company a cooperative agreement to prototype and … More ››

Houston overhauls its airspace

US transport secretary Anthony Foxx and Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) administrator Michael Huerta announced the successful implementation of the Houston Metroplex NextGen airspace redesign project, … More ››

ERAM crash sparked by insufficient RAM

A routine computer problem in the US air traffic control system made it possible for a U-2 spy plane to spark a computer glitch that … More ››

FAA’s Amereihn to address ATCA tech summit

The Air Traffic Control Association has confirmed Tina Amereihn, deputy assistant administrator for information services and chief information officer for the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), … More ››

FAA completes nationwide ADS-B rollout

The US Federal Aviation Administration has completed a nationwide infrastructure upgrade that will enable air traffic controllers to track aircraft with greater accuracy and reliability, … More ››

NextGen GA Fund selects banking partners

The NextGen GA Fund has announced two partnership agreements with Pilot Bank and Madison Capital to accelerate the rollout of NextGen by providing access to … More ››

NextGen faces new squeeze on budgets

The NextGen programme to overhaul US air traffic control will be hit hard under the President’s fiscal year 2015 budget request, according to industry body … More ››

WATM: ENAV, Boeing to collaborate

Italy’s ENAV and Boeing have entered into a non-exclusive collaborative arrangement with the aim of developing ideas to build on the work being done in … More ››