Critics: With only 2-year time frame, FAA bill won't fly

07/27/2009 | Flying magazine

The FAA funding bill introduced in the Senate Commerce Committee provides the FAA with a budget of about $35 million and doesn't include user fees. The bill also would implement the NextGen modernization of the air traffic control system, but with the agreement extending only two years, the bill is flawed, said AOPA president Craig Fuller: "Because full modernization is unlikely to be completed within two years, the need to seek funding could delay or derail modernization efforts midstream, ultimately raising the price tag for completing the needed improvements."

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