ATC

News, issues, personnel, equipment and developments about air traffic management.

Embraer Eve
Oct 15, 2020 - 10:43 AM
Embraer confirmed that the new subsidiary will complete development of its Eve eVTOL aircraft and other urban air mobility technology and services.
Oct 6, 2020 - 11:20 AM
Leonardo and ENAV partner on developing more PBN options for helicopter operations.
Bell APT 70 Xwing
Sep 30, 2020 - 10:30 AM
After demonstrating its detect-and-avoid capability on Bell's APT 70 cargo drone, Xwing is preparing to start flight trials in a Cessna 208B Grand Caravan.
Sep 25, 2020 - 12:42 PM
As a result of continued reduced air traffic stemming from the Covid-19 pandemic, ATC agency Nav Canada has reduced its workforce by 14 percent.
Xwing autonomous Cessna 208B Grand Caravan
Aug 20, 2020 - 12:01 PM
Xwing is about to start cargo operations in a Cessna Grand Caravan equipped with its autonomous flight control system, but initially with a pilot onboard.
Aug 5, 2020 - 3:45 PM
DOT IG says the FAA's en route automation modernization system lacks adequate security controls to prevent instances of system crashes.
UAM Geomatics
Jul 15, 2020 - 11:51 AM
The Vertical Flight Society has partnered with Nexa Advisors to form a new company called UAM Geomatics that will produce data on the eVTOL market.
FAA ConOps
Jul 15, 2020 - 2:38 AM
Morphing existing helicopter VFR corridors into dedicated urban air mobility routes is among the challenges identified by critics of ConOps 1.0.
May 26, 2020 - 1:45 PM
The planned launch of a SpaceX rocket with a crewed Dragon capsule has prompted a pair of TFRs that will close off sections of Central Florida’s airspace.
May 26, 2020 - 11:35 AM
Nav Canada wants to hike user service charges by an 29.5 percent due to lower air traffic volume and a resulting decrease in collected fees.