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2008-06-30
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Northrop Grumman Corp. has been awarded a contract by the FAA to maintain and enhance the National Airspace System Resource (NASR) and Electronic NASR (eNASR) systems, collectively known as the NASR II system.
2008-06-30
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The FAA has approved a regulation that requires cockpit voice recorders (CVRs) to retain the last two hours of conversation. As part of the regulation, the FAA is imposing additional requirements related to CVRs and digital flight data recorders (DFDRs).
2010-01-08
Article
GE Aviation Systems signed a memorandum of understanding, becoming the newest member of the Integrated Airport Initiative, which is a government-industry partnership focused on operational improvements important to Next Generation Air Transportation System (NextGen) strategies.
2009-12-10
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The FAA is soliciting bids from companies interested in competing for NextGen (Next Generation Air Transportation System) support contracts with an approximate combined value of $7 billion, the largest award in the agency’s history.
2009-11-05
Article
At a recent SAE meeting on ADS-B (automatic dependent surveillance - broadcast), former FAA Administrator Marion Blakey urged the U.S. government to make funding of it a higher priority.
2009-10-29
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The U.S. FAA awarded Science Applications International Corp. (SAIC) a contract to provide program management and technical services in support of the agency's NextGen transformation program efforts. The contract has a total value of more than $106 million if all options are exercised.
2011-03-18
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The FAA has reached a major milestone on the Next Generation Air Transportation System initiative to modernize America's National Airspace System.
2011-06-24
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With a cut in funding for NextGen likely, FAA and industry will have to pick up the slack. But progress is being made.
2009-05-15
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Raytheon Co. has been awarded a seven-month, $2.3 million contract to study the NextGen Integrated Communications, Navigation, and Surveillance (ICNS) architecture and determine the National Airspace System’s needs for 2018 to 2025.
2009-08-13
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GE Aviation entered into a cooperative research and development agreement with the FAA to provide a variety of operational and technical assessments to support integration of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) into the National Airspace Systems including the assessment of Next Generation (NextGen) Trajectory-Based Operations.
2008-06-30
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ARP5941 (Aerospace Fluid Power–Contamination Sensitivity–Consideration for Establishing Test Procedures for Flight Control Actuators) was generated by SAE International’s A-6 Aerospace Actuation, Control, and Fluid Power Systems Committee to assure continued satisfactory performance of flight-critical servo-actuators under the maximum allowable particulate contamination in airplane hydraulic systems.
2010-05-07
Article
The U.S. FAA awarded Lockheed Martin a five-year, $28-million contract to design and integrate a supply chain software platform that supports operations to maintain, repair, and track equipment used throughout the National Airspace System (NAS).
2010-06-08
Article
General Dynamics was selected as one of three large-business contractors for the U.S. FAA’s System Engineering 2020 Research and Development/Mission Analysis Support program. The 10-year contract has a maximum potential value of $1.2 billion if all options are exercised.
2010-06-09
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The U.S. FAA awarded Boeing a research and development support contract worth up to $1.7 billion for the Next-Generation Air Transportation System (NextGen). Focus areas of the contract include air traffic management modeling and simulation as well as the full integration of ground and airborne technologies and operations across all vehicle types, including commercial and military aircraft, general aviation, unmanned aerial systems, and rotorcraft.
2010-06-24
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The FAA has awarded PASSUR Aerospace a $2.88 million contract for a one-year pilot program to provide access to air traffic control and aviation security related products in support of the FAA's joint role with the Transportation Security Administration. 
2010-07-13
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GE Aviation received an award from the U.S. FAA as part of the Continuous Lower Energy, Emissions, and Noise (CLEEN) program—a joint FAA-industry program to accelerate the development and maturation of aircraft and engine technologies that reduce noise and emissions and improve fuel burn.
2010-01-20
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The U.S. FAA announced that Houston air traffic controllers have begun using Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) to more efficiently and safely separate and manage aircraft flying over the Gulf of Mexico, which previously had not had the benefit of radar coverage.
2010-03-17
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General Dynamics Information Technology was awarded a 10-year, $228 million contract to support and modernize the U.S. Department of Transportation’s FAA Administrative Voice Enterprise Services (FAVES) program.
2013-04-28
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For the first time since the initial 1998 release of the Report Card for America’s Infrastructure by the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), in the most recent Report Card released in March 2013 the overall grade for the nation’s infrastructure improved from four years ago.
2017-04-14
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Boeing 787 Dreamliner will be first commercial airplane to fly with FAA-certified, additive-manufactured titanium structural components.
2017-06-27
Article
Recently NASA researchers were officially cleared to begin formal feasibility studies on advanced Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) concepts under NASA’s Convergent Aeronautics Solutions (CAS) project. The investigations, three in total, are expected to take between 24 and 30 months to complete.
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