So is NextGen really NextGen?

Posted on May 22nd, 2012 by

This is the ninth in a series of articles looking at the impact of the Next Generation Air Transportation System (NextGen) on GA pilots. What the heck is this all about? NextGen really not NextGen? Over the course of the... Continue Reading →

By demand: More on WAAS

Posted on April 15th, 2012 by

This is the eighth in a series of articles looking at the impact of the Next Generation Air Transportation System (NextGen) on GA pilots. First I would like to thank all the readers who have responded to the NextGen series.... Continue Reading →

Trilateration: A must for NextGen and ADS-B

Posted on February 28th, 2012 by

This is the seventh in a series of articles looking at the impact of NextGen on GA pilots. Last post we discussed where GPS came from and how its implementation was successfully completed by using ground base pseudolites. We also... Continue Reading →

Navigational stars in the sky

Posted on January 30th, 2012 by

This is the sixth in a series of articles looking at the impact of NextGen on GA pilots. Over the last six months, we have demonstrated how aviation history has contributed toward the development of our National Airspace System, including... Continue Reading →

The next Next Generation

Posted on December 5th, 2011 by

This is the fifth in a series of articles looking at the impact of NextGen on GA pilots. The term Next Generation could have been used from the very beginning as we built the National Airspace System (NAS) to the... Continue Reading →

Fly the distance with NextGen: And the beat (frequency) goes on

Posted on October 31st, 2011 by

This is the fourth in a series of articles looking at the impact of NextGen on GA pilots. By understanding a little more of the technological side of the National Airspace System, GA pilots will not only improve their piloting... Continue Reading →

Fly the distance with NextGen: The power of the electron

Posted on October 4th, 2011 by

This is the third in a series of articles looking at the impact of NextGen on GA pilots. As we race through each generation of the National Airspace System (NAS), technology clearly is the biggest driver contributing to its evolution.... Continue Reading →

Fly the distance with NextGen: In the beginning there was fire

Posted on September 7th, 2011 by

(This is the second in a series of articles looking at the impact of NextGen on GA pilots.) The Next Generation Air Transportation System (NextGen) is rapidly approaching and, as astute pilots, we need to start preparing for what influence... Continue Reading →

Fly the distance with NextGen

Posted on July 24th, 2011 by

Today we introduce our newest blog, Fly the distance with NextGen, which will explore what the Next Generation Air Transportation System (NextGen) means to GA pilots and what we need to do to prepare for it. The author, a private... Continue Reading →