The National Air Traffic Controllers Association (NATCA) is calling for a
congressional hearing about the chronic understaffing of air traffic
control facilities. New data shows that national staffing totals have
fallen nearly 10 percent since 2011.(view article)
NATCA is commemorating the one year anniversary of the Sept. 26, 2014 Chicago Center fire with a pair of videos.(view article)
The clock is ticking as members of Congress work to provide the federal government funding for Fiscal Year (FY) 2016 before the September 30 deadline. NATCA is calling on Congress to prevent a government shutdown and provide stable funding for the National Airspace System.(view article)
Bradley Sunshine, a pilot and freelance writer, with whom NATCA worked
closely on this story. Please click here to read the story.
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By NATCA President Paul Rinaldi, also a member of the Eno Board of Advisors. Please click HERE.
NATCA President Paul Rinaldi testified this morning before the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee about the upcoming Federal Aviation Administration Reauthorization process, focusing on efforts to modernize the air traffic control system and option for reform of it.(view article)