"The Russian/American Coordinating Group for Air Traffic Control is an official working group established by the Governments of Russia and US to consider near and mid-termairspace use problems and enhance the capacity and efficiency of their ATS systems in North-Pacific region" (Russia/US Memorandum)
RACGAT/10 Summary of Discussion Published
[December 2, 2000] RACGAT/10 was held in Anchorage from October 23 through October 27, 2000. The meeting report and subgroup reports are posted in the documents section.
Proposal for AIP Publication on Cross-Polar Demo Operations
[August 21, 2000] RACGAT website visitors can now leave their comments and suggestions, using our new feedback form .
FAAR Abolished, SCAA Established
[August 20, 2000] Pursuant to Russian President Putin`s Order Russia`s Federal Aviation Authority was abolished. Its functions were transferred to the Ministry of Transport. The Ministry of Transport established State Civil Aviation Authority (SCAA) as its subordinate entity. Alexander Neradko was appointed First Deputy Minister of Transport and Head of SCAA.
Reports Section Update
[April 9, 2000] The report section has been updated with a demo flight report provided by American Airlines.
Mini-RACGAT/4 Held in Moscow
[April 2, 2000] Mini-RACGAT/4 was held in Moscow from March 29 through March 31, 2000. The meeting report and subgroup reports are posted in the documents section.
[March 10, 2000] The forth meeting of Russian/American Coordinating Group for Air Traffic Control (Mini-RACGAT/4) is to take place on March 29-31, 2000 in Moscow, Russia. The registration of attendees will begin on Wednesday, March 29 at 9.00 a.m. The Plenary session will proceed from 10.00 a.m. until 5.00 p.m. with coffee breaks at 11.30 a.m. and 03.30 p.m. The meeting will break for lunch between 1.00 and 2.00 p.m.
Proposed Agenda Items:
Opening session/Administrative details;
Summary of RACGAT/9 results;
Review of Open Action Items;
National and Regional Reports;
Summary of Polar 3 and Polar4 Demo Flights;
Plans for Demo Flights in 2000;
Outcomes of ICAO meetings: ICG/4, ITASPS/3, POLAR/1, SACM/FEB 2000;
Plans for RACGAT/10;
Closing Remarks - Summary of Discussions for Mini-RACGAT/4;
[July 12, 1999] Mikhail Bykhanov, First Deputy Director of Main Air Traffic Flow Management Center of Russia explains certain Russian AIP procedures related to the composition of ATC billing data in Russia.