FAA completes equipment installation for NextGen

Posted on April 14th, 2014 by

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The FAA today announced the completion of a nationwide infrastructure upgrade that will enable air traffic controllers to track aircraft with greater accuracy and reliability, while giving pilots more information in the cockpit. This upgrade is a... Continue Reading →

MIT researchers seek your help with study

Posted on March 17th, 2014 by

A team of researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s International Center for Air Transportation is studying the impact of ADS-B traffic and weather services — and they want your input. According to the MIT researchers, the goal of the... Continue Reading →

Aspen partners with NextGen GA Fund

Posted on January 30th, 2014 by

Aspen Avionics has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the NextGen GA Fund to accelerate the rollout of NextGen airspace mandates by providing access to incentives to help aircraft owners finance mandated avionics upgrades. Continue Reading →

NextGen seminar slated at Banyan

Posted on January 22nd, 2014 by

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Banyan Air Service based at Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport (KFXE) will host a NextGen Seminar on Thursday, Feb. 6, from 10 a.m. – 1 pm. Continue Reading →

FAA releases UAS integration roadmap

Posted on November 7th, 2013 by

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The FAA has released its first annual roadmap outlining efforts needed to safely integrate unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) into the nation’s airspace. Continue Reading →

Advocating for NextGen

Posted on September 30th, 2013 by

Representatives from a diverse group of industries and organizations joined Monday to discuss the successes and upcoming challenges of NextGen, the FAA’s initiative to modernize the nation’s air transportation system, and to warn in the last day of the fiscal... Continue Reading →

Rally planned to protect NextGen

Posted on September 26th, 2013 by

WASHINGTON, D.C. — A rally is being planned on Monday, Sept. 30, to discuss the upcoming challenges to the FAA’s Next Generation Air Transportation System initiative in the face of cuts from sequestration. Continue Reading →

Progress and future of NextGen focus of annual meeting

Posted on September 14th, 2013 by

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Joined by fellow industry professionals, legislative representatives and other key decision makers in the civil aviation world, Aerospace Industries Association President Marion C. Blakey will be one of the featured speakers at the NextGen Institute’s Annual Public... Continue Reading →

NextGen moves closer to reality

Posted on September 12th, 2013 by

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Next Generation Air Transportation System — known as NextGen — moved two steps closer to reality in late August when new programs became operational. Continue Reading →

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How does a Cub driver prepare for NextGen?

Posted on August 8th, 2013 by

Anybody reading our Fly the Distance with NextGen series knows that we took the series to the streets and performed a one-hour event at this year’s SUN ’n FUN. To be perfectly honest, we really did not know just how... Continue Reading →