Tag Archives: NextGen

The Costs of NextGen Keep Rising

Praxis Foundation asked this question several days ago: Is anybody concerned that the GPS system can be rendered unusable by a 42dBw transmitter in an adjacent spectrum? Is it prudent to build a no-backup, global system that can be rendered … Continue reading

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WWVB – NextGen & Southwest

WWVB has had a few things to say on NextGen and its newest financing scheme in the past week.  Check out this post and this one. Oh, WWVB also posted on the recent Southwest Airlines situation as well.  We’ll have … Continue reading

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American Public, Beware: Your Rights Are Next

I had more than a few topics specific to NextGen and the FAA that have caught my interest lately, just waiting for me to find time to write about them.  However, the recent events in Wisconsin, Ohio, Indiana and Tennessee … Continue reading

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The Human Connection

I’d meant to get to this when it happened, but got sidetracked.  Here’s a news article about a gear-up landing in the northeast in August.  If you head here on LiveATC.net, you can hear the recording if you have an … Continue reading

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How Secure Do You Feel?

Fairly short post for you today… Chapter 4 of the JPDO’s NextGen Con-Ops deals with Net-Centric Operations.  Pretty much the plan seems to be to share all kinds of information with all the users at any given time with various … Continue reading

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More on the Chicago Tribune Article

What more can I say about this article sent to me by an alert reader?  Well, let’s see. “If you can make the airspace more efficient, the airlines will step up and incorporate it,” said Capt. Brian Will, director of … Continue reading

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Reader Mail

Got an email from a trainee earlier today about this article in the Chicago Tribune.  I’ll write my thoughts on it later, but I thought I’d give you an edited version of the email I received as a teaser.  (BTW, … Continue reading

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Spanish NextGen

I read this article today. I’m not going to offer much of an opinion regarding the supposed salaries being quoted in the press for Spanish controllers.  During the Imposed Work Rules (IWRs), we heard the press (and one Congressman) keep … Continue reading

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Self-Separation, 4DTs and UASs?

From my last post on the NextGen ConOps: Restrictions on access to NextGen resources are limited in both extent and time duration to those required to address a safety or security need. NextGen resources and restrictions on NextGen resources?  I … 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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