FAA Upgrades Messaging Software
- The FAA Needs To Get Serious About Program Management. Nordwall, Bruce D. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;4/8/2002, Vol. 156 Issue 14, p102
Editorial. Focuses on the role of the program management software in the operations of the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration. Usability of the software in evaluating financial matters and staff performances; Specifications of the software; Features of the software.
- Revised noise-assessment software is introduced. Gilbert, Gordon A. // Business & Commercial Aviation;Dec95, Vol. 77 Issue 6, p28
Reports on the release of Version 5.0 of the Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) Integrated Noise Model software used in noise assessments of runways, arrival and departure paths and flight procedures. Features; Order information.
- Shorter questionnaire on TCAS II is developed. Gilbert, Gordon A. // Business & Commercial Aviation;May95, Vol. 76 Issue 5, p12
Reports on the Federal Aviation Administration and Aeronautical Radio Inc.'s reduction of the number of questions on the questionnaire sent to operators using TCAS II with software version 6.04A. Goal of increasing the response rate and the effectiveness of 6.04A; Importance of inputs from...
- Better Wind-Shear Alerts on the Way. Gilbert, Gordon A. // Business & Commercial Aviation;Nov98, Vol. 83 Issue 5, p42
Reports on the plan of the United States Federal Aviation Adminstration (FAA) to install Weather Systems Processors (WSP), computer programs. Effect of the program to the services of air traffic controllers; Contract awarded by FAA to Northrop Grumman Corporation; Purposes of WSP.
- FAA Doubts TCAS Error in `Near Crash.'. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;12/14/1998, Vol. 149 Issue 24, p47
Reports on the findings of the United States Federal Aviation Administration regarding the December 1, 1998 incident that the Boston Globe reported as a near-crash and blamed on the warning system. Details on the incident; Investigation on a speculated Traffic-alert/Collision Avoidance Systems...
- Feel The Pain. // Air Traffic Management;Summer2012, Issue 2, p4
The author reflects on the dangers of flying through U.S. airspace and moving around its airports with reference to the loss of life through a collision in air. He states that the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) safety experts are planning to add 600 incidents of flying by deploying...
- Airspace simulation. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;10/30/1995, Vol. 143 Issue 18, p58
Reports on the use of Autodesk Inc.'s 3D Studio and Animator Pro software at the Federal Aviation Administration Academy's air traffic control division. Graphics produces; Comparison with previous software used; Decrease in training time.
- FAA surveys pilots on TCAS software update. Gilbert, Gordon A. // Business & Commercial Aviation;Jan1995, Vol. 76 Issue 1, p12
Reports that the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is beginning to survey pilots using the TCAS computer software as a tool in navigation. Evaluation of the FAA of the performance of the software; Features of the software; Contact information.
- AMEs to go higher tech. Martin, Linda L.; Gilbert, Gordon A. // Business & Commercial Aviation;Apr98, Vol. 82 Issue 4, p44
Presents information on the mandated Windows-based software package from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), to be used by aviation medical examiners, scheduled to take place on October 1, 1999. Intentions of the technology; Comments from Federal Air Surgeon Jon L. Jordan; Highlights of...