Aviation Policy News: Remote towers going mainstream in Europe, handicapping the eVTOL race, and more

In Politics by Michael Rae

In this issue:

Remote towers going mainstream in EuropeHandicapping the eVTOL race2022: banner year for U.S. airport P3 projectsNext-generation SSTs: progress and challengesEU airport slot system under fireLanghorne Bond, R.I.P.News NotesQuotable Quotes

Remote Towers Are Going Mainstream in Europe

In preparing for my RTCA webinar earlier this month, I did some catch-up research on the growth of remote towers. Much of my research had already been done by Dave Hughes, former Aviation Week reporter, with recent freelance articles in Air Traffic Management, the Journal of Air Traffic Control, and elsewhere. The latest trends are:

Multi-airport remote tower centers (RTCs)Replacement towers for medium and large airportsThree global remote/digital technology

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