faaThis notice is from FAA about decommissioning the Maxwell VORTAC. It will be considered part of the transition to NextGen.

In all, FAA will reduce the number of VOR’s by nearly half in this first wave which is expected to take several years to complete. Opportunity for public comment is required for these closures.

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While a lot has been said about the Next General Air Traffic Control system, also known as NextGen, there may be some pilots who aren’t sure what it is. A “laymen’s explanation” was just released from U.S. Rep. John Mica’s office, which notes that NextGen is an umbrella term for the ongoing, wide-ranging transformation of…

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