Monthly Archives: July 2010

It’s not your monitor

For those of you wondering, no, it’s not you.  I wanted a bigger font on the posts, so I changed the WordPress theme.  Which turned into a project finding a background and header that might work better.  That involved some … Continue reading

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Eagles, Arrows and Dancing Monkeys

A short break from the NextGen ConOps. Praxis had this to say a couple days ago. I read this today. Those who don’t learn from (recent) history are doomed to repeat it. We often give our enemies the means for … Continue reading

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Back to the Beginning

Earlier, I discussed Chapter 2 of JPDO’s NextGen ConOps.  Truth be told, I haven’t had the time to read it cover to cover yet.  I’m not sure how long it’ll take me to get through it all, so I’m going … Continue reading

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A Big “If”

In early June, the FAA reversed its decision to move Boise’s radar to Salt Lake City.  Congratulations to Boise’s users who fought for over four years to have their concerns heard and ultimately vindicated. In late June, the Office of … Continue reading

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Perspective is Key

Here’s JPDO’s NextGen ConOps summary from Chapter 2: ANSP service delivery is performed through a combination of new procedures, technologies, and infrastructure, significantly increasing safety, security, and capacity of air traffic operations in the NAS. ANSPs will require different automation, … Continue reading

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A Different Lens

My last post hit on a number of issues on the terminal side of ATC.  Is the Agency’s goal really to try to make it so “easy” a caveman…or monkey…could do it?  I’m sure there are some in the middle … Continue reading

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Watching and Waiting

As Paul said in his last post on the Follies, it’s been awhile. The Main Bang and Potomac Current and Undertow went offline, Jurassic Bark’s been silent, WWVB hasn’t touched ATC issues in quite some time, Don Brown is focusing … Continue reading

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