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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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Reason Foundation Air-Traffic E-News
- Air Traffic Control Reform Newsletter #48
Topics include: blaming weather for ATC delays; controller salaries; business jets expanding in user-fee countries; faster implementation of ADS-B; and other news.
October 1, 2007
- Air Traffic Control Reform Newsletter #47
Topics include: aviation elder statesmen call for fundamental ATC reforms; business/personal jets and ATC congestion; backup for GPS getting closer; airlines' strange new funding proposal; and other news.
September 1, 2007
- Air Traffic Control Reform Newsletter #46
Topics include: House version of FAA reauthorization; paying for ATC services; Congress blocking facility consolidation; user fees and Europe's bizjet boom; rationing airspace has begun; and other news.
July 1, 2007
- Air Traffic Control Reform Newsletter #45
Topics include: three keys to ATC reform; a funding crunch or not?; cost of billing (a huge new bureaucracy?); governance-the real issue; why we need arms-length safety regulation; and other news.
June 1, 2007
- Air Traffic Control Reform Newsletter #44
Topics include: Senate FAA reauthorization bill; cracks in the general aviation anti-reform monolith?; glitches in flight service modernization; breaking the mold on controller training?; moving NextGen from concept to implementation; and other news.
May 1, 2007
- Air Traffic Control Reform Newsletter #43
Topics include: governance reform; responsibility for controller fatique; alternatives for ADS-B; FAA outsources RNP development; overflight fees; and other news.
April 1, 2007
- Air Traffic Control Reform Newsletter #42
Topics include: responding to user fee critics; the need for real bonding for ATC Modernization; commercialization vs. privatization of ATC; what a Russ Chew is really worth; and other news.
March 1, 2007
- Air Traffic Control Reform Newsletter #41
Topics include: FAA's funding proposal; a "manufactured" funding crisis?; the controller retirement problem; the departure of Russ Chew; boom times for European business aviation; and other news.
February 1, 2007
- Air Traffic Control Reform Newsletter #40
Topics include: the urgency of ATC reform; ATC funding challenges; yet another "controller shortage;" progress on aviation weather; sequenced landings; and other news.
January 1, 2007
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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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