RTCA October Digest now Available!
Advisory Committee Approves Critical NextGen Strategy Document Supporting Near-Term Implementations
In its final meeting of 2016, the NextGen Advisory Committee (NAC) approved a final report on the development of a
15-year plan for deployment of PBN that identifies and prioritizes the tools and technologies that are ground- vs. aircraft-based in 5-year increments. The document compliments the Committee’s near-term NextGen efforts of establishing priorities and the consensus-based strategies for implementing NextGen capabilities. [More]
RTCA Chair Honored for his Service
RTCA’s newly elected Board Chair Craig Fuller (left), and President Margaret Jenny, honored Carl Esposito, Honeywell Aerospace (center), for his service as RTCA’s immediate past chair. Carl served as Chair of the RTCA Board of Directors and Policy Board from 2014-2016 and will continue to provide strategic vision as a member of both.
UTM Convention 2016
RTCA President Margaret Jenny moderated a panel at the 2016 Unmanned Aircraft System Traffic Management (UTM) Convention about the progress, priorities and next steps of the Drone Advisory Committee. [More]
RTCA-EUROCAE Coordination Meeting
RTCA and EUROCAE officials met in Boston MA, hosted by The MITRE Corporation, to exchange information on activities from 2016 and plans for 2017. This annual meeting allows the organizations to identify areas of mutual cooperation to advance the cause of global aviation interoperability and standards development.
RTCA Presents at ATCA
RTCA President Margaret Jenny presented on a panel, “An Enterprise Architecture and its Budget: Never the Twain Shall Meet?” at the Air Traffic Control Association’s 61st Annual Conference and Exposition. [More]
2017 RTCA Global Aviation Symposium - Dates Announced!
Mark your calendar and plan to attend the 2017 RTCA Global Aviation Symposium taking place June 13-14 at the Hyatt Regency Crystal City in Crystal City, VA. Hear government leaders and industry experts discuss the latest opportunities and challenges facing the aviation industry in the United States and around the world.
RTCA Drone Advisory Committee Convenes in Washington, DC
35 members, representing diverse interests of aviation and Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) convened in Washington, DC on Friday, September 16, to begin the work of forging consensus on the best way to integrate drones into the National Airspace System (NAS). [More]
FAA Issues Rule (Part 107) for Unmanned Aircraft Systems under 55lbs, operating no higher than 400 ft.
SC-214/WG-78 Committee Members Recognized
RTCA President Margaret Jenny stands alongside SC-214 Co-Chair Jerome Condis of Airbus SAS, as he is presented the first ever Global Harmonisation Award during the EUROCAE Symposium. This award was presented to SC-214/WG-78, Standards for Air Traffic Data Communication Services, for their commitment and outstanding contributions to advancing safety and efficiency in aviation. [More]
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