New technology and procedures are coming online at the FAA’s Air Traffic Control System Command Center (ATCSCC) in Washington DC, and will spread throughout the entire National Airspace System to help manage aircraft. “The FAA has a robust amount of tools, however, they’re consistently trying to find ways to both accommodate the increase in traffic, as well as increase efficiencies with automation and with better tools,” said Dean Snell, manager, NBAA Air Traffic Services (ATS). Learn more about the changes coming to ATCSCC in this week’s NBAA Flight Plan podcast.
NBAA Safety Committee Chairman Tom Huff headlined a Sept. 2, 2020, web discussion hosted by Wyvern Ltd. about flight data monitoring systems increasingly utilized by both OEMs and business aviation flight departments.
Our industry continues to seek ways to improve upon its already noteworthy record of environmental responsibility, and chief among those efforts is promoting the use of sustainable aviation fuels (SAF) that burn cleaner than straight Jet A.