Babbitt discusses obstacles to NextGen

04/7/2010 | NextGov

Murky policies and competing interests are bigger impediments than technology when it comes to implementing the NextGen air traffic control system, according to stakeholders and regulators. Data sharing, equipage and training are among the many issues yet to be worked out, and as a result the National Airspace System "isn't as far advanced as it could be or should be," FAA Administrator Randy Babbitt told attendees at a Washington conference on Tuesday. Babbitt said consensus was key, and that all players should "commit to delivering capabilities on a set schedule and at specific locations."

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