Under the leadership of Chairman Dave Bronczek, President & COO of FedEx Corporation, and Designated Federal Official, Victoria Wassmer, FAA Acting Deputy Administrator, the NextGen Advisory Committee (NAC) reached consensus in its recent meeting to move forward with a tasking to focus on implementing NextGen in the Northeast Corridor. During the Committee's deliberations, members recognized that this is critical to making continuous improvements to the system in the NE. They highlighted the need for working through the technical, operational and community issues that must be identified up front and then mitigated through the NAC collaborative process.
RTCA offers training courses on documents to facilitate the use of key documents by our stakeholders, and to enhance the understanding of developing and using global standards and guidance. Although DO-178 was published in 1982, and DO-178C was published in 2012, its relevance still spans to today. Click HERE to read about how and why DO-178C continues to be vital in the aviation industry.
During the recent meeting of the NextGen Advisory Committee, the group endorsed an effort to move forward with continued improvements in the New York/NE corridor. This was featured in a story published by Bloomberg available HERE.
Members of the Drone Advisory Committee (DAC) convened in Reno, NV on January 31st to consider three tasks aimed at gaining a consensus-based set of resolutions for issues regarding the efficiency and safety of integrating UAS into the NAS and to develop recommendations to address those issues and challenges. Hosted by Reno-Tahoe Airport and the University of Nevada, Reno, and open to the public, the meeting brought a diverse set of stakeholders together to begin the hard work of forging consensus on the best way to integrate drones into the world's safest airspace.