DOT IG cites ongoing challenges with NextGen implementation

07/23/2013 | AIN Online

When testifying before the House Aviation Subcommittee on July 17, Calvin Scovel, the Department of Transportation’s inspector general, said the Federal Aviation Administration is not achieving its NextGen goals as the effort lacks an "executable" plan because of shifting requirements, unresolved issues with design, frequent changes in leadership and vague pledges of benefits. NextGen was launched 10 years ago to modernize the efficiency of the air-traffic control system.

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