AOPA: FAA awards more than $4 Billion in NextGen contracts: The FAA announced one of its largest-ever contract awards, up to $4.4 billion for early-stage implementation of the NextGen air traffic….
AOPA: The FAA on May 27 published its final rule mandating what owners will be required to have on board their aircraft in order to operate in the new satellite-based….
DALLAS MORNING STAR: FAA chief says air traffic upgrades are on their wayFAA Administration Randy Babbitt was interviewed about the progress of NextGen technology and it’s ramifications for airlines and….
AOPA: Juneau ADS-B moves closer to final approvalThe FAA has completed the final steps to move forward with requiring Automatic Dependant Surveillance-Broadcast out in cockpits by 2020. The agency declared….
AOPA: Philadelphia demos new ADS-B systemAir traffic controllers can now track aircraft using atechnology known as ADS-B, making the airport a “pioneer site” in the rollout of NextGen, according to….
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)
AIN: Senate FAA Bill Passes, Expands ADS-B Monday’s passage of the FAA reauthorization bill..wow that was quick.. in the Senate brought some surprises to future ADS-B users…more
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….
AIA: ADS-B (automatic dependent surveillance broadcast) is helping manage helicopter operations around the oil platforms in the Gulf where there is no radar coverage. (AIA) (FlightGlobal)