US Airways remains committed to being a leader in NextGen, the US effort to establish a new-technology air traffic management system. US Airways flight technical operations captain Brian Townsend told attendees at the Avionics for NextGen Conference Sept. 13 that the carrier "remains focused as a NextGen leader.” The airline has been performing trials using Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) technology in 20 Airbus A330s and two simulators, at its hub at ...

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