AP IMPACT: Automation in the air dulls pilot skill
The FAA is moving from an air traffic control system based on radar technology to more precise GPS navigation. Instead of time-consuming, fuel-burning stair-step descents, planes will be able to glide in more steeply for landings with their engines
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CCBC gets M for air traffic control simulator
Tom Corbett has approved $ 1 million in state funding for the Community College of Beaver County to purchase an air traffic control simulator, said CCBC President Joe Forrester. After he entered office earlier this year, Corbett, a Republican,
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Cocaine air bridge sweep nets 30 arrests
The suspects, who were arrested in Colombia early Friday, were mostly pilots and air traffic controllers, said Colombia's chief prosecutor, Viviane Morales. Several of the suspects were in their 50s and 60s and had piloted cocaine flights for the late
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