The Boston Logan Airport Noise Study (BLANS), a cooperative effort undertaken by the FAA, Massport and the Logan Airport Community Advisory Committee (CAC), recently completed Phase 3 and should provide the bases for finding win/win alternatives.
FAA Centers of Excellence
The FAA brought in Wichita State’s psychology Professor Jibo He to conduct research and development on head-mounted display and wearable devices used in aviation safety applications.
FAA selected University of Oklahoma and Embry-Riddle to lead the new Air Transportation Center of Excellence for Technical Training and Human Performance (COE TTHP). This COE will conduct R&D on technical training for air traffic controllers, aviation safety inspectors, engineers, pilots and technicians.