Tag: Air Traffic Control

NBAA Recognizes Air Traffic Controller for Going ‘Above and Beyond’

The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) today recognized Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Air Traffic Controller Robert Morgan with its Above and Beyond Award for Heroic Achievement. On May 10, 2022, Morgan was on duty at Palm Beach International Airport (PBI) when a passenger onbo...

NBAA: FAA Plans to Reduce Air Traffic Control Tower Hours

The FAA early next week is expected to reduce the hours of operation at approximately 100 air traffic control towers to adapt the country’s air transport system to the dramatic reduction in traffic caused by the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The temporary reduction in operational hour...

Farnborough Airport announces record air traffic movements

Farnborough Airport has today announced record air traffic movements for a third consecutive year, surpassing the previous record from 2018 for the highest ever number of total annual movements. For the full year 2019, Farnborough Airport saw a year-on-year increase in air traffic movements of ...

Nomad Technics performs maintenance work and installs ADS-B Out on a Bombardier CL850.

Nomad Technics performed maintenance work and installed an “ADS-B Out” system on a Bombardier Challenger 850. The Maltese registered aircraft is operated under a Commercial AOC. The company successfully completed a 6/12 mo, 1’000/2’000 hrs inspection, modifications and defect rectifica...

Footballer feared dead after Piper Malibu plane reported missing

A footballer, who has signed for Cardiff City, is missing after his private jet—a Piper Malibu plane—went missing from radar screens last night (21 January). French Police have confirmed that Emiliano Sala was on a light aircraft that disappeared from the skies ever the English Channel Islands,...

OK3 AIR is offering rewards to Sundance traffic

OK3 AIR (KHCR), an FAA part 145 maintenance and pilatus service center with full avionics shop, is preparing to greet traffic from the 2019 Sundance Film Festival. To show their appreciation for flying in, OK3 AIR plans to award AVTRIP Members five points for every gallon from January 22 until Febr...

Friedman Airport consider building remote ATC tower

Source: leesburgva.gov Friedman Memorial Airport in the US state of Idaho is set to relocate its air traffic control by 2023 as the FAA states the runway must be an 'object-free area.' The airport is now considering building a remote ATC tower. The airport noted that they are hard at work on a pla...

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