Report: FAA has not laid proper groundwork for NextGen

06/22/2010 | Bloomberg Businessweek · InformationWeek

The FAA has failed to establish crucial benchmarks to ensure that the NextGen air traffic control system lives up to its promise in its rush to roll it out, according to the agency's inspector general. "NextGen may not deliver the expected long-term benefits and ultimately puts billions of taxpayer dollars at risk" unless the necessary planning steps are implemented, the inspector general's report said. With dozens of complementary technologies under development simultaneously, the report acknowledged that "NextGen is the most complex effort FAA has embarked upon." The FAA did not dispute the findings but said in a statement that it "remains confident it will achieve the vision set out in the NextGen plan."

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