AVWEB: RANDY BABBITT SPEAKS AT AEAThe FAA Administrator at the Aircraft Electronics Association annual meeting in Orlando described some of the advantages of NextGen, the highly touted and much anticipated….
AOPA: Murky policies and competing interests are bigger impediments than technology when it comes to implementing the NextGen air traffic control system, according to stakeholders and regulators..more NextGov.com (4/6)
AOPA: The National Transportation Safety Board urged the Federal Aviation Administration to overhaul its process of responding to emergency signals from downed small aircraft. The FAA sends the Air Force….
AOPA: Congress unable to agree on an FAA funding bill by the March 31 deadline???…is any deadline in Washington really a deadline??? House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee says a bill….
AVWEB: ADS-B GOES LIVE IN PHILADELPHIAPilots of properly equipped aircraft flying through the Philadelphia area can get a glimpse of the future of flight now that ADS-B service has been switched….
AOPA: Senate begins debate on FAA reauthorization billThe Senate maneuvered around labor objections to the Federal Aviation Administration reauthorization to begin debate on the bill. “It is in the interest….
FAA ‘Aviation News’ becomes ‘Safety Briefing’ The publication FAA Aviation News is changing its name to FAA Safety Briefing starting with the March/April 2010 issue, available now on the FAA….
AOPA: The FAA is requiring pilots to trade paper licenses for plastic licenses by March 31, 2010. The cost to receive a new license in the mail is $2. “We’ve….
(source: Aviation Week) NextGen May Boost New Aircraft Types Advanced short-runway airliners and large commercial tiltrotors could boost the capacity of the U.S. air transport system without impacting conventional aircraft….
AVWEB: FAA Embraces NextGen Task Force Recommendations The FAA responded positively to a report from the RTCA NextGen Mid-Term Implementation Task Force, which the agency had requested to recommend key….