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- The Smoky Skies
July 11, 2006, 10:27am
- Solving Airspace Gridlock
Business jets would benefit from user-fee based air traffic control system
July 1, 2006
- Air Traffic Control Reform Newsletter #36
Topics include: benefits of ATC reform, user fees for business aviation; the Mineta Commission report, ten years later; System Wide Information Management; and ATC privatization advances in Europe.
July 1, 2006
- Air Traffic Control Reform Newsletter #35
Topics include: ATC overload likely result of growth in very light jets; "base closing commission needed for ATC; speeding up RNP routes; the ATC funding crunch; and NATCA's losing contract battle.
June 1, 2006
- Private Space Flight Keeps on Moving and Shaking
May 31, 2006, 1:49pm
- Private Space Travel Possible if only Government Would Get Out of the Way
May 8, 2006, 9:08pm
- Air Traffic Control Reform Newsletter #34
Topics include: NATCA's contract gamble backfires; paying for the next generation ATC system; getting control of controllers' schedules; and business aviation prospering despite higher costs.
May 1, 2006
- Air Traffic Control Reform Newsletter #33
Topics include: Congress vs. ATC facility consolidation; the promise of "green landings;" Congress and the controllers' contract; and ADS-B for everyone?
April 1, 2006
- "It's like an upside-down bungee jump"
March 18, 2006, 7:58pm
- Airport Privatization Proceeds in India
February 6, 2006, 5:24am
- Air Traffic Control Reform Newsletter #32
Topics include: new study on ATC commercialization; revenue bonds for ATC modernization; facing facts on ATC facilities; and changing the rules on labor negotiations.
February 1, 2006
- Air Traffic Control Reform Newsletter #31
Topics include: NATCA's critique of ATC user fees; real progress on terminal-area capacity; thoughts on controller contract negotiations; and ATC commercialization's impact on Canadian bizjet sales.
January 1, 2006
- Space X Launch Today @ 11am PST
December 18, 2005, 9:46am
- Air Traffic Control Reform Newsletter #30
Topics include: preconditions for implementing NGATS; the Cost of collecting user fees; GPS navigation going nationwide; more on out-of-control facilities; and next-generation controllers.
November 1, 2005
- Air Traffic Safety Intact
New flight services stations will save $190 million per year
October 21, 2005
- Let airports take over
October 18, 2005, 5:25pm
- Space tourist returns to earth
October 10, 2005, 5:45pm
- View all aircraft over major airports--live!
October 3, 2005, 12:15pm
- Sure weíve been screwing up for decades, but how about another $104 billion?
October 3, 2005, 10:42am
- 14 Lives and $250 Billion Later
September 27, 2005, 12:31pm
- Air Traffic Control Reform Newsletter #29
Topics include: GAO's call for major ATC cost savings; taxes vs. user fees; overseas ATC corporation success; out of control TRACONs; and decision time on flight service station outsourcing.
September 1, 2005
- Space tourism spreads to Japan
August 18, 2005, 9:52am
- Space tourists already getting more choices
August 9, 2005, 2:37pm
- Discovery lands safely. What now?
August 9, 2005, 10:19am
- Entrepreneurs or Bureaucracies?
August 4, 2005, 10:07am
- The Spaceship Company
July 26, 2005, 5:42pm
- Air Traffic Control Reform Newsletter #28
Topics include: a congressional threat to flight service outsourcing; another TRACON scandal; progress on ATC funding reform; a global comparison of ATC performance; and S&P on ATC corporations.
July 1, 2005
- Planet Regulation
June 21, 2005, 4:33pm
- Air Traffic Control Reform Newsletter #27
Topics include: the FAA Management Advisory Council's call for reform; the nightmare at the New York TRACON; governance at Nav Canada; and NBAA's distortions on user fees.
June 1, 2005
- Make way for private space flight
May 23, 2005, 9:17am
- Tougher to break through: the earthís atmosphere or fed bureaucracy?
May 19, 2005, 1:20pm
- Air Traffic's Window of Opportunity
User fees can modernize, stabilize system
May 9, 2005
- Charging Users Would Rescue Air Traffic Control
Reason Foundation study details how to ease fiscal crisis and fund modernization efforts
May 4, 2005
- Resolving the Crisis in Air Traffic Control Funding
Vaughn Cordle and Robert Poole
May 1, 2005
- Air Traffic Control Reform Newsletter #26
Topics include: FAA forum on ATC funding crunch; Reason's new ATC funding report; the Aviation Trust Fund; GAO's report on commercialized ATC providers overseas; and Congressman Mica's hearing on the FAA funding crunch.
May 1, 2005
- "If you don't have a consensus that it's nonsense, you don't have a breakthrough."
April 26, 2005, 1:22pm
- Rutan: FAA ìjust about ruined my program"
April 20, 2005, 12:19pm
- TSA Doesn't Work...Are You Surprised?
April 19, 2005, 5:44am
- TSA Shakeup in the Works
April 7, 2005, 7:49am
- California Conquered Space?
April 4, 2005, 9:36am
- Low fares, high quality
April 3, 2005, 1:11pm
- Air Traffic Control Reform Newsletter #25
Topics include: user charges for ATC services; the FAA funding crunch; fresh thinking on ATC modernization; and Reason's upcoming ATC funding report.
April 1, 2005
- The Father of Private Space Flight
March 30, 2005, 9:35am
- Space entrepreneur could get 80 years
March 1, 2005, 4:50pm
- Air Traffic Control Reform Newsletter #24
Topics include: lessons from flight service station outsourcing; FAA's budget woes; increasing controller productivity through technology; and why more flight levels aren't producing expected time savings.
February 1, 2005
- Free the skies
January 27, 2005, 10:45am
- FAA Poised to Announce Competition Results
January 4, 2005, 5:39am
- What are you doing with your life?
January 3, 2005, 9:52am
- Air Traffic Control Reform Newsletter #23
Topics include: FAA's controller workforce plan, next-generation air traffic management, entrepreneurial airservices in the Pacific, and ATC privatization in Germany.
January 1, 2005
- SpaceShipOneís not the only one
December 21, 2004, 4:19pm
- The Urgent Need to Reform the FAA's Air Traffic Control System
Policy Study 358
- Business Jets and ATC User Fees
Taking a Closer Look
- Air Traffic Control Newsletter #111
FAA budget cuts NextGen, spurs commercialization talk, Administration's user tax proposal is DOA, Inspector General and GAO fault FAA on NextGen
March 19, 2014
- Airport Policy and Security News #99
TSA leaves third-party PreCheck companies in the lurch, Airport expansion and noise compensation, The no-reform TSA budget proposal
April 7, 2014
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