Air Traffic Control Newsletter #155 CANSO’s Global Air Navigation Services Report 2017: The ANSP View Key Performance Indicator Nav Canada v. FAA FAA’s Air Traffic Organization Still Lags in Productivity …
AAAE and USCTA presented Hartford-Brainard Airport and Midwest ATC Service with the 2017 Willie F. Card Contract Tower Service Award.
The FAA plans to help the nations of the Caribbean grow their aviation competence and responsibilities over a period of ten years, which is a challenge for both the Bahamas government and the FAA to develop the human resources and technology.
With 54 of 56 planned airports now equipped with Data Comms capabilities, the FAA is close to its goal of having the rollout completed by the end of 2016. The Data Comms capabilities allow towers to send text messages to flight crews, which can cut through the sometimes dense voice radio communications between the two.
A summary of allegations of two ATCers at Boise Airport failing to respond to repeated calls. This is not the first time a controller has been caught napping.
Data Comm will save billions, increase safety, improve accuracy of transmissions and create new efficiencies. 42 locations have it installed, with another 14 by the end of 2016.
The Balakrishnan/ Simaiakis D(t)/Ek(t)/1 algorithm provides recommendations to hold aircraft at the gates instead of creating a traffic jam.
FAA’s plans to enhance controller productivity, the factors that need to be addressed, and the estimated cost savings.