Site Updates - Updated 03/06/2015
Mark Your Calendars
The 2015 Airline Dispatch Summit will be on October 13th and 14th
in Atlanta, Georgia.
Registration and details will be available soon.
March 2015 VOR Quiz is here.
Test Your NAVAID knowledge here.
Job Postings have been updated. Click here.
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Aviation Dispatch Institute Donates Scholarship Opportunity for ADF's Safety Summit.
ADF will join ALPA, AFA, APFA, A4A, NATCA, NTSB and other professional groups attending FAA's ACT events in Washington DC. April 14-16, 2014.
Please read attached letter here from FAA's Administrator and Associate Administrator for Safety for more information regarding this very important meeting.
ADF Attending/Presenting at NATCA CFS Events in LasVegas.
Every year approximately 1000-1500 ATC Controllers gather discussing issues in our industry at their NATCA Communication for Safety events.
ADF Awards ACT Scholarship
ADF continues to partake in weekly Telcons with the ACAC Group. (FAA Airport Construction Advisory Council)
More information on this important issue can be found here.
ADF participating in Airport Construction Notams project with FAA, ACAC, ALPA, ATC Controllers, and other agencies.
ADF joined FAA's Airport Construction Notam's Group as a SME offering suggestions trying to simplify, shorten NOTAMS issued for Aircraft Dispatchers.
The following link developed offers a glimpse of work done.
Transportation official: LightSquared 'not compatible' with flight-safety devices:
Transportation deputy secretary John Porcari told a House subcommittee on Wednesday that LightSquared's planned wireless network is "not compatible" with flight-safety GPS devices used in commercial aircrafts.
He told lawmakers on the House Transportation and Infrastructure's subcommittee on Aviation that LightSquared would disrupt GPS systems that pilots use to help them navigate in low altitudes, including devices that warn them when they are getting too close to terrain. The Hill Hillicon Valey Blog (2/8), Bloomberg (2/8)
ADF has Submitted it's Response to the FAA's NPRM/SNPRM:
We have submitted our official response to the FAA's NPRM/SNPRM. The deadline for submitting responses was September 19th, 2011.
To read the response in it's entirety click here.
Early Flight Dispatch History:
Click here to read more about the early history of our profession.
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