Latest Federal Aviation Administration Stories

NASA Officially Presented Delay-Reducing Software To FAA
2013-08-15 10:50:22

NASA Timing is everything. In delivering the punch line to a good joke, passing the football to a receiver in the end zone or launching a new crew to the International Space Station – knowing the exact moment to go is the key to success. Air traffic controllers face that kind of scheduling challenge every day as they work to move thousands of passengers and tons of cargo efficiently and safely through every phase of an airplane's journey from airport gate to gate. Take...

2013-07-31 23:02:01

New and improved offerings announced for Embraer Parts by First Wave Aerospace. Tulsa, OK (PRWEB) July 31, 2013 Commercial aircraft parts distributor First Wave Aerospace announces qualified Embraer parts and repairs are now available with FAA 8130-3 Tags. Tony McAnly, President of First Wave Aerospace, said this is a significant development for the future of the Company, as the E-Jet series of narrow-body and medium-range airliners produced by Brazilian aerospace conglomerate Embraer is...

NextGen Helps With Air Traffic Management Concepts And Procedures
2013-07-24 10:05:32

NASA The Federal Aviation Administration estimates that there are approximately 23,000 scheduled takeoffs and landings in the U.S. each day. Behind the scenes, air traffic controllers coordinate and communicate movements to the pilots that ensure safe operations with minimal delays. Even further behind the scenes, at NASA Langley's Air Traffic Operations Laboratory (ATOL), pilots and air traffic controllers have a unique opportunity to improve or develop new air traffic management...

2013-07-23 23:30:18

First Wave Aerospace Advances Export Approvals For Airbus Parts (PRWEB) July 23, 2013 Commercial aircraft parts distributor First Wave Aerospace announces qualified Airbus parts are now available with FAA-8130-3 Tags for export. First Wave Aerospace led the clarification effort in its region of a widely misinterpreted impression in the aerospace aftermarket and parts distribution industry that only the Production Approval Holder (PAH) could issue an export airworthiness approval. With...

2013-07-15 23:16:38

Federal Aviation Administration Uses Tableau to Analyze Large Volumes of Air Traffic, Financial, IT, Human Resources and Other Data Seattle, WA (PRWEB) July 15, 2013 One of the largest administrations under the Department of Transportation, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has selected Tableau Software (NYSE: DATA) to augment and extend its BI strategy to visually analyze a broad range of data in support of its mission to provide the safest, most efficient aerospace system in the...

2013-07-01 23:04:46

Air Trek, one of the Nation’s oldest Air Ambulance services, is pleased to announce that its President/CEO and Chief Pilot, Wayne A. Carr, has received the National Business Aviation Association’s (NBAA) Pilot Safety Award for the year of 2012. Wayne received the award for operating business aircraft for a total of 19,000 or more consecutive hours without an accident involving damage to property or injury to persons. Punta Gorda, FL (PRWEB) July 01, 2013 The Airline Transport Pilot...

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