Industry groups testify on NextGen implementation

03/19/2009 | Air Transport World · WFED-AM (Washington, D.C.)

Aviation experts told a congressional panel on Wednesday that the NextGen air traffic control system is threatened by poor planning, jurisdictional issues and wrangling over costs. Rep. James Oberstar, D-Minn., chairman of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, said the FAA hierarchy lacks the empowered leader needed to implement NextGen. Meanwhile, at least one aviation trade association called on federal incentives to encourage airlines to adopt ADS-B cockpit technology prior to the 2020 deadline.

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Air Transport World · WFED-AM (Washington, D.C.)

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