Category Archives: Airports

New FAA Airline and Airport Surveillance and Security Program Announced Today

Today the FAA announced an innovative new FAA airline and airport surveillance and security program in partnership with NOAA, DoD, and DHS.  A team has been comprised of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), the Department of Defense (DoD), the Department of..

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Record Broken for US Airlines Passenger Numbers for 2016

US Airlines Passenger Numbers for 2016 Just what was the total number of passengers that traveled on US airlines in 2016? The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics has just released US airlines passenger numbers for 2016 in the..

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What are Aviation Training Systems for Air Traffic Controllers?

Aviation training systems for air Traffic controllers enable air traffic controllers to be current in their position and well qualified as their work is very serious with zero margin for error. The air traffic controller training systems and proficiencies required to become an air..

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Aviation Training Systems Comparisons: 21 Questions to Ask

Aviation Training Systems Comparisons When conducting aviation training systems comparisons, what are the top features and functions of great aviation training systems? This a crucial, overarching question to ask training software companies when making comparisons among the mix of aviation..

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FAA Training & Safety Best Practices to Prevent Loss of Control Accidents

Fly Safe: Prevent Loss of Control Accidents January 18– The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and #FlySafe, the general aviation (GA) group’s national safety campaign, aims to educate the GA community on the best practices to calculate and predict aircraft performance..

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BTS Statistics Release: October 2016 Passenger Airline Employment Data

How Many People are Employed in US Passenger Airlines? U.S. scheduled passenger airlines employed 4.0 percent more workers in October 2016 than in October 2015, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) reported today. October was the highest..

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DOT Bans All Samsung Galaxy Note7 Phones From Airplanes

DOT Bans All Samsung Galaxy Note7 Phones From Airplanes October 14- WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT), with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA), today announced it is issuing an..

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Will Your Aviation Training Be Winter Ready?

Will Your Aviation Training Be Winter Ready? September 30, 2016 – Winter is approaching quickly and the U.S. airports, airline flight crews, dispatchers, general aviation pilots, air traffic controllers, and manufacturers will begin using new Takeoff and Landing Performance Assessment (TALPA) methods..

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New Small Drone Rules Start Today

WASHINGTON – New Small Drone Rules Start Today. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx and Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Administrator Michael Huerta today announced the implementation of the first operational rules for routine non-hobbyist use of small unmanned aircraft systems (UAS or..

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FAA Drone Knowledge Test Starts August 29, 2016!

Get Ready for the New Small Drone Rule: FAA’s Drone Knowledge Test! A new world of opportunities for drone operators opens next week on August 29 when the new small drone rule for non-hobbyists becomes effective. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)..

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Nearly $1.5 Million Pilots and Technicians Needed by 2035

Boeing Forecasts Nearly $1.5 Million Pilots and Technicians Needed by 2035 Jul 27, 2016 – 16:04PM – Courtesy of Galleon Extraordinary demand for pilots, technicians, and cabin crew As global economies expand and airlines take delivery of tens of thousands of..

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FAA Awards NextGen Contract to Lockheed Martin

July 6, 2015 FAA Awards NextGen Contract to Lockheed Martin – The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has awarded a contract to Lockheed Martin worth $344 million to develop and implement a new NextGen technology that will improve the efficiency of departures and arrivals,..

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WHAT DOES HUMAN FACTORS MEAN?

WHAT DOES HUMAN FACTORS MEAN? Human factors and ergonomics is the “fit” between the user, equipment and their environments, describing the user’s capabilities and limitations in seeking to ensure that tasks, functions, information and the environment suit each user. To assess the..

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NextGen Data Comm for Los Angeles International Airport

NextGen Data Comm for Los Angeles International Airport June 24 – NextGen is bringing new benefits to Los Angeles International Airport through a technology called Data Comm. Data Comm revolutionizes communications between air traffic controllers and pilots by replacing some..

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What are the DOT and FAA Rules for Drone Systems?

WASHINGTON –  What are the DOT and FAA Rules for Drone Systems? Today, the Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration has finalized the first operational rules for routine commercial use of small unmanned aircraft systems (UAS or “drones”), opening pathways..

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Simulation Training Company and SIMCOM New Training Center

Simulation Training Company and SIMCOM New Training Center Simulation Training Company and SIMCOM Aviation Training have announced a collaboration to open a general and business aviation training center near Paris, France. The training center will be branded SIMCOM Aviation Training..

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Why is the FAA Planning Low-Level Flight Inspections Near DC Airport?

Why is the FAA Planning Low-Level Flight Inspections Near DC Airport? On Saturday, June 11, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) operated several low-level aircraft approaches below 1,000 feet in the vicinity of Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, the Pentagon, and..

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Client Spotlight: CAE Top Simulation & Training Company

CAE Overview CAE Top  Simulation & Training Company. CAE is a global leader in delivering training for the civil aviation, defense and security and health care markets. We design and integrate the industry’s most comprehensive training solutions, anchored by the knowledge..

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