A portrait of Wayne Gustafson, an air traffic controller who works at Elkhart Municipal Airport (EKM).
While not as visible as air traffic controllers, aviation safety professionals make important contributions to the FAA’s and the industry’s missions.
To effectively advocate their position, they need to accept the limitations of the ATC and find a way to pose win-win options.
Advancing NextGen technology without matching the human capabilities might create problems among the new workforce.
A severe shortage of air traffic controllers (ATCOs) in India may prove to be the latest worry for international aviation authorities and trigger a global fear over flying in the country.
Due to the efforts of the National Air & Space Museum’s curator, ATC Towers will be treated as art at an exhibit there.
Gur Kimchi, VP and co-founder of Prime Air, unveiled a dramatic new proposal on how to integrate UASs into the airspace to which these aircraft have been restricted by the proposed Part 107. Kimchi’s ideas about the ATC recognize the agency’s past airspace policies and its regulatory limitations; a significant change in the relationship between the entrepreneur and the agency.
Varying from our editorial norm, this a story which tells about a good act by an Air Traffic Controller and for which there appears to have been little redistribution, though it richly merits repeating.