FAA’s Whitaker Speaks to NextGen

 - July 14, 2014, 1:20 PM

The FAA is “well on track to having all the ADS-B foundational technology completed well before the 2020 mandate for industry to equip with ADS-B out,” associate administrator Michael Whitaker told the U.S. Senate commerce committee’s aviation subcommittee on NextGen air traffic management. “Both the FAA and industry must be held accountable if NextGen is to succeed,” he added, emphasizing that “the 2020 deadline is not going to change.”

 

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Mr. Whitaker is the Deputy Administrator and Chief NextGen Officer. He is the #2 official within the FAA.

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