Federal Aviation Administration

Senate Okays New Air Traffic Control System
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate has passed a compromise bill that speeds up the Federal Aviation Administration's switch from old-fashioned radar to an air traffic control system based on GPS technology. It also requires opening U.S. skies to drone flights within four years...
Wind Farm Promises Radar Triggered Lights
A proposed wind installation for the mountains south of Glenrock goes before the Industrial Siting Council this week. Pioneer Wind Park I and II will have about 6o turbines. The proposed installation by Wasatch Wind includes a commitment to use a-- yet-to-be FAA approved-- lighting technology that's radar triggered. If it happens, it could be one of the first uses of the technology in the country.