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Operations return to normal following emergency talks
System will provide global air traffic flight-following coverage via satellite-based ADS-B receivers with 15-minute or better real-time-update intervals.
Since Fiscal Year 2008, Congress has appropriated more than $1.7 billion for NextGen developmental projects.
With Congress ending its effort to privatize the U.S. ATC system, longer-term funding for the FAA is the next step.
Drones and potential pilot shortages were also the subject of discussion.
The agency wants operators to review climb-via procedures.
Diverse array of interest groups warns of unintended consequences
Simulation at DLR will be followed with a real-life simulation at Budapest.
The House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee is continued to push its ATC proposal, distributing the WSJ editorial.
Despite installation of this major ATC system upgrade, the FAA has “experienced challenges” in transitioning from the legacy system to Stars.