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Blue Skies Initiative: ATCA President Share His Vision for the Future

The Blue Skies Initiative seeks to modernize the National Air Space (NAS) of the U.S., and it could not be more pertinent or well-timed. With both the post-COVID return to travel and an increasingly active and congested atmosphere, the...

Managing and Securing Data is the Cornerstone to Future Airspace Modernization

As the national air space (NAS) becomes more congested and digitally connected, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has a plan in place for airspace modernization. The FAA Enterprise Network Services (FENS) would replace the existing telecommunications system that has...

Peter F. Dumont Shares ATCA Annual Preview and Future Predictions for 2021

While 2020 has been a year of constant change and upheaval, it has also brought together leaders in the aviation industry to address current issues, creating an unprecedented opportunity to work together to innovate for a brighter future. As...

2020 Predictions: Changes and Challenges in the National Airspace System

As we look forward to the year in front of us and think about how the aviation ecosystem is evolving and maturing, it’s important to consider changing elements of the national airspace system (NAS) that are contributing to growth as well as...

ATCA64: The Future of the National Air Space Requires Innovation and an Acceptance of Failure

This week, the Connected Aviation Today editorial team was on-site at the ATCA64 Annual in Washington D.C., covering the latest on the state of the National Air Space (NAS) and what the future holds. From FAA leaders – past,...

The Future of Air Traffic with Peter Dumont, President and CEO of ATCA

In just a couple of weeks, 3,500+ attendees from over 25 countries will be heading to the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C., for the ATCA Annual Conference and Exposition. As the largest ATC/ATM event in the...

Lifting the Curtain on Small UAS Traffic Management

Editor’s Note: This piece was originally penned by John Croft, FAA NextGen Outreach Writer and Editor. In this article, Croft outlines the impact of small unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) within the National Airspace System (NAS) and highlights an upcoming...

How the FAA Beams Data from the Ground to the Cockpit — And Back

Editor's Note: This article was originally written by Dave Hughes, FAA NextGen Outreach and Reporting and is now repurposed on Connected Aviation Today with permission from the original author. The article focused on the importance of flight deck communications...
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Where Should Airport Apps Reside: in the Cloud, on the Ground, or Both?

For anyone who travels by air with any frequency, the process of navigating an airport is routine and relatively...
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