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Air Traffic Control Reform Newsletter
By Robert Poole
Reason Foundation's Air Traffic Control Newsletter examines and analyzes the latest air traffic news and developments.
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- Air Traffic Control Reform Newsletter #9
Issue devoted solely to addressing anti-privatization claims made by controllers and the FAA.
December 1, 2002
- Air Traffic Control Reform Newsletter #8
Topics include: new administrator open to ATC privatization; AOPA warming to flight service outsourcing; the long-term need for more ATC capacity; and FAA's release of guidance for implementing RNP (required navigation performance).
November 1, 2002
- Air Traffic Control Reform Newsletter #7
Topics include: next steps in FAA Reform; the Single European Sky proposal; FAA's new "inherently governmental" policy; and ATC reform and general aviation's future.
August 1, 2002
- Air Traffic Control Reform Newsletter #6
Topics include: Bush rules ATC not "inherently governmental;" modernizing oceanic air traffic control; rescuing U.K.'s NATS; and reinventing FAA one piece at a time.
June 1, 2002
- Air Traffic Control Reform Newsletter #5
Topics include: ATC modernization threatened by budget shortfalls; RVSM revisited; more FAA accounting system troubles; and corporatized ATC and rural areas.
April 1, 2002
- Air Traffic Control Reform Newsletter #3
Topics include: corporatized ATC providers adjusting to lower air traffic; the FAA modernization slowdown; and the wrangle over controller productivity.
February 1, 2002
- Air Traffic Control Reform Newsletter #4
Topics include: expanding airspace capacity via RVSM; NATCA's last-ditch defense of "inherently governmental;" the real story behind the NATS "bailout;" and other news.
February 1, 2002
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- Give Managed Lane Conversions Time (5/16)
- Why is the CDC Being Anti-Science on State Liquor Privatization? (5/14)
- Louisiana Republicans Introduce Bills to Replicate Massachusetts's Pro-Union, Anti-Privatization “Pacheco Law” (5/9)
- 40th Anniversary of the Rockefeller Drug Laws: Time to Re-think Sentencing Policy (5/8)
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