Explains the basics of NextGen and Greener Skies. Presented by David Suomi and Steve Karnes, Senior Technical Advisor, Operations Support Group, Western Service Center
Describes the effects of NextGen and Greener Skies on the Beacon Hill neighborhood. Most of this applies to the Sea-Tac communities.
As required by Sec. 225 of the FAA Re-Modernization Act Of 2012. Describes how the Greener Skies Over Seattle project became NextGen. This report covers the strategy of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for implementing, on an accelerated basis, the Next Generation Air Transportation System (NextGen) operational capabilities produced by the “Greener Skies over Seattle”
Proposed Arrival Procedures to Seattle-Tacoma International Airport Volume 1 – Main Document 31 October 2012 Prepared by: United States Department of Transportation Federal Aviation Administration Renton, WA
The new technology steers air traffic on autopilot along a smoothly descending, satellite-guided path, avoiding the stair-step approach and constant interplay with air traffic controllers now required to bring in planes.