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.
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.
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 year about sequestration budget cuts that threaten to impede NextGen’s progress.
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.
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 Meeting on Sept. 20.
The meeting “NextGen – Successes and Challenges: Building a Path to the Future,” will provide an opportunity to hear from key government officials and industry stakeholders regarding NextGen’s progress to date and remaining challenges.
Featured Speakers Include:
- Deputy Secretary of Transportation John D. Porcari
- FAA Administrator Michael P. Huerta
- Rep. Frank LoBiondo, (R-N.J.) Chairman, House Aviation Subcommittee
- Rep. Rick Larsen, (D-Wash.) Ranking Minority Member of the House Aviation Subcommittee
- Lt. Gov. Mead Treadwell, (R-Alaska) Chairman of the Aerospace States Association (ASA)
- Mayor Michael B. Hancock, (D-Denver, Colo.)
Attendance is free but seating is limited.
The meeting will be held from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. (EST) at the Atrium in the Department of Transportation Headquarters in Washington, D.C.
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.
To be perfectly honest, we really did not know just how much interest there was in the Next Generation Air Transportation System (NextGen), nor did we have any preconceptions as to what to expect at the show.
I would have to say we were pleasantly surprised at the turnout.
Over the past year, this series has covered just about all there is to know about the FAA’s Next Generation Air Transportation System (NextGen).
We have received a fair amount of mail, with many in the general aviation community seeking information on ADS-B hardware. The question that comes up most often is the current state of ADS-B installations throughout the U.S.
The Flight Guide iEFB (v5.0.4) has added ADS-B in-flight weather via Sky Radar single and dual band units from Radenna. Larry Garcia, owner of Airguide Publications said, “Flight Guide iEFB now displays live color coded weather and data such as NEXRAD, AIRMETs, SIGMETs, TFRs and Winds Aloft as an overlay on any VFR or IFR chart, providing increased situational awareness and flight safety.”