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



AOPA clarifies FAA ADS-B rebate for pilots

More than 2,300 aircraft owners applied for a $500 rebate in the first two weeks of the FAA’s programme to encourage early installation of Automatic … More ››

United States’ FAA outlines PBN-centric vision

US aviation authorities have outlined the direction the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is headed in an effort to make its airspace system PBN-centric and reduce … More ››

Washington Dulles datacomm goes live

Data communications are now operational at Washington Dulles International airport. “There is tremendous benefit in this change in the way pilots and air traffic controllers … More ››

IATA joins EUROCAE to deliver safe, secure, sustainable goals


The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has become a full member of the European Organization for Civil Aviation Equipment (EUROCAE). Since 1963 EUROCAE has developed … More ››

US offers GA $500 ADS-B equipage incentive

The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has unveiled a rebate programme to help small aircraft owners to equip their aircraft with a NextGen surveillance technology … More ››

FAA signals STC changes to ADS-B systems

The United States Federal Aviation Administration has updated guidance on installing ADS-B out systems, which could allow avionics shops to install ADS-B equipment on aircraft … More ››

FAA to brief Charlotte on Metroplex procedures

The United States Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) will hold a public meeting on new air traffic control procedures for flights at Charlotte Douglas International Airport … More ››

FAA plans major remote comms reduction

The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) proposes to decommission 666 of the more than 2,100 remote communications outlets (RCOs) in the continental United States, citing … More ››

This Just In


If you’re craving the latest information on NextGen, look no further. The FAA’s NextGen Update: 2016 is now available online, with all new information on … More ››

Open Season?


As the aviation industry gets ‘smarter,’ cybersecurity vulnerabilities threaten the nation’s airspace, according to several expert alumni from US Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. On April 15, 2015, self-proclaimed … More ››