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NASA Turns Over Next-Generation Air Traffic Management Tool

NASA Turns Over Next-Generation Air Traffic Management Tool to Federal Aviation Administration

Karen Northon, NASA A new NASA-developed computer software tool designed to aid air traffic controllers was presented to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) during a ceremony Monday at the agency's headquarters in Washington. The...

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2014-07-15 16:21:36

WASHINGTON, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new NASA-developed computer software tool designed to aid air traffic controllers was presented to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) during a ceremony Monday at the agency's headquarters in Washington. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20081007/38461LOGO The Terminal Sequencing and Spacing (TSS) technology will enable air traffic controllers to better manage the spacing between aircraft as they fly more efficient...

2014-07-13 23:04:03

Security and Surveillance Radar Market report incorporates the factors that influence a country’s expenditure on radars: to cut or invest and also categorizes the global market on the basis of Security and Surveillance Radar sub-sectors, geography, and by country. (PRWEB) July 13, 2014 According to the new market research report "Security and Surveillance Radar Market (Land Systems, Airborne Systems, and Naval Systems) - Global Forecasts and Analysis to 2014 - 2020", published...

2014-07-13 04:20:08

Bombers, refueling tankers among the first with ADS-B LONDON, July 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has started integrating Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) capabilities for the U.S. Air Force's largest airplanes to ensure that the service meets an international deadline for equipping military aircraft with the latest satellite-based cooperative aircraft tracking technology. Air Force bombers, cargo planes and refueling tankers are receiving...

2014-07-11 08:20:33

DUBLIN, July 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "International Air Traffic Control Equipment (Commercial Aircrafts, Military Aircrafts and Private Aircrafts) Market - Forecast to 2019" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 Air traffic control (ATC) equipment helps to direct aircraft during takeoff and landings at airports in order to keep safe distance from each other at ground and in sky. Additionally, ATC...

2014-06-25 23:00:37

Midwest Air Traffic Control Services honored with Willie Card Contract Tower Service Award Hagerstown, MD (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 Please join us in congratulating Hagerstown Regional Airport’s (HGR) air traffic controllers for receiving their first Willie Card Contract Tower Service Award. This award recognizes contract service towers that deliver air traffic control safety and service excellence. “Seamless execution gives our passengers and the general aviation community peace of mind...

2014-06-23 08:21:46

EAST ROCHESTER, N.Y., June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Defense and security company Saab has announced that the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Aeronautics Research Institute (NARI) has awarded the company a cooperative agreement to prototype and test a new tool for the optimization of air traffic across multiple phases of operations, including the airport surface and terminal airspace, with more efficient 4D trajectory solutions. This research project will enable...

2014-06-19 12:22:11

STOCKHOLM, June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The defense and security company Saab has developed technology for remote air traffic control, known as Remote Tower. The Swedish Transport Agency has now given the Swedish air navigation service provider, LFV, clearance that the critical flight safety aspects of Remote Tower to be commissioned. Sundsvall Remote Tower Center will therefore be in operation in autumn of 2014. The airport in Ornskoldsvik will then be the first in the world to be remotely...

2014-06-18 08:21:56

With around 115 NORMARC installations, Indra Navia's instrument landing systems will become the new standard for NAV CANADA * NAV CANADA and Indra Navia complete a Site Acceptance Test and final handover for a latest generation NOVA 9000 Tower System at Toronto International Airport * Indra Navia receives its 11th Supplier Performance Award from NAV CANADA OSLO, Norway, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Indra Navia and NAV CANADA announce the achievement of three significant...

2014-06-17 08:21:21

EAST SYRACUSE, N.Y., June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Defense and security company Saab has announced that Avinor, the Air Navigation Service Provider for Norway, has selected Saab to deploy a Wide Area Multilateration (WAM) system along the southwest coast of Norway. The WAM system will provide air traffic controllers with accurate surveillance of flights operating to Bergen Airport Flesland and Stavanger Airport Sola. In addition, the WAM system expands the Automatic Dependent...

2014-06-13 08:20:15

Jeppesen EFB services help airline operate more efficiently ENGLEWOOD, Colo., June 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Danish Air Transport, a leading regional airline based in Denmark, recently gained authorization from the Danish Transport Authority to operate with Jeppesen FliteDeck Pro as its mobile electronic flight bag (EFB) solution. Jeppesen, a part of Boeing Digital Aviation, provides Danish Air Transport with FliteDeck Pro for Windows to increase operational efficiency. "With...


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