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...

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  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.