Each of us has different work super powers and often we don’t recognize those powers can enable other employees powers. What I found out was that my skills of keeping airplanes separated, was greater than that. What I was able to do was explain what I find as normal everyday air traffic control stuff, to… Read more »
Posts Tagged: FAA
Over restricting a new industry will find people skirting the rules for fun or profit, so we must find a way to introduce and bolster a new technology without harming the public. UASs need to be considered a new aviation technology and with that, all new rules. This will create a safer industry.
Government agencies regularly report “incident” data, such as the number of burglaries, house fires, cases of food poisoning, bankruptcies, workplace injuries, and more. While these data can be used externally for accountability, they can also be used internally to predict and prevent these kinds of incidents. These days, more detailed, near real-time data can be… Read more »
The Professional Aviation Safety Specialists union has asked Congress to set aside partisanship and end the deadlock on the federal budget, warning that the country’s aviation system is at risk the longer the resulting work stoppage continues. The shutdown Tuesday has seen 15,000 sidelined employees from the Federal Aviation Administration, more than 4,000 of which… Read more »
Federal Aviation Administration chief Michael Huerta told an industry forum Wednesday the U.S. will have all 700 ground radio stations for the automatic dependent surveillance-broadcast system deployed and in operation next year, Aviation Today reports. Woodrow Bellamy writes the nation currently has more than 500 ADS-B ground radio stations in place as part of the… Read more »
A great post by my colleague Lana Suarez about the 2013 Federal Green Challenge award winners. Has your agency joined the challenge yet? By Lana Suárez When I joined the Federal Green Challenge team in October 2011, I had no idea what I was getting in to but quickly realized this dynamic group of regional… Read more »
Here is today’s federal cybersecurity and information technology news: Customs and Border Protection plans to purchase an outside computer program to track aircraft inventories despite Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano’s call to use existing capabilities. More here. The National Institute of Standards and Technology has published its updated guide to handling computer security incidents. More… Read more »