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]
Committee Approves NextGen Recommendations
The RTCA NextGen Advisory Committee (NAC) met in early summer agreeing to finalize its recommendations to the FAA covering industry-FAA 2017-2019 plans for implementing NextGen capabilities; community outreach associated with PBN implementations; and an assessment of performance improvements associated with Wake ReCat implementations at Charlotte and Chicago airports. [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]
Laying the foundations for NextGen
FAA’s Air Traffic Organization's Chief Operating Officer and RTCA NAC member, Teri Bristol, recently wrote an article in CANSO’s AirSpace Journal about the modernization of the US airspace. She explained the RTCA NextGen Advisory Committee and the progress they’ve made to achieve a safer, more seamless and efficient, global airspace system. Click here to view the article.
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