FAA Assistant Administrator for NextGen Edward Bolton discusses how programs of today will help modernize our nation’s controlled airspace for the future. Bolton spoke as part of Volpe's new speaker series Reimagining Transportation.
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Modernizing our airspace with NextGen is preparing us to handle higher traffic, cutting down on environmental impacts and taking advantage of improved technologies and procedures. NextGen Assistant Administrator Edward L. Bolton Jr. spoke at Volpe about related challenges and opportunities, including cybersecurity, commercial space, and unmanned aircraft.
FAA Deputy Administrator Michael G. Whitaker spoke at Volpe on Tuesday, November 18, as part of the lecture series Transportation and the Economy.
New technology enables air traffic controllers to see traffic with more precision than ever before.
Tackling complex, large-scale infrastructure upgrades at air traffic facilities in support of NextGen.
Adding textual communications between pilots and controllers into the mix: one step forward in making air travel safer and more efficient.
A listing of web pages related to instrument procedures.
Volpe gathered publicly available documents in order to understand instrument procedures from both development and research perspectives. Documents are categorized based on their source and type.
Volpe is examining chart formats and the use of information from the charts. The research on chart formats explores ways to improve the readability of a chart when there is a lot of information is presented in a small space.
The United States Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) are transitioning to Performance Based Navigation (PBN).