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Mike Whitaker: FAA, Industry Form Working Group on ADS-B Avionics Integration

The Federal Aviation Administration and the aviation industry have created a working group to address potential barriers aircraft operators could face when they install automatic dependent surveillance-broadcast technology. The FAA said Tuesday the Equip 2020 organization aims to help industry comply with a federal policy that requires all planes operating in controlled airspace …

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Mike Whitaker: FAA, Aviation Committee Develop Framework to Accelerate ‘NextGen’ Implementation

The Federal Aviation Administration has collaborated with a panel of aviation industry representatives to develop a three-year plan to implement the NextGen satellite-based air traffic control system. FAA and the NextGen Advisory Committee on Wednesday released their NextGen Priorities Joint Implementation Plan that outlines initiatives for managing multiple runways, navigation …

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Mike Whitaker: FAA, Aviation Industry to Discuss ‘Next-Gen’ Avionics Mandate

Mike Whitaker, deputy administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration, has urged the aviation industry to equip aircraft with the Automatic Dependent Surveillance – Broadcast Out system by 2020 to foster “next-generation” avionics. The FAA said Sept. 18 that it will confer with industry leaders on Oct. 28 to address concerns over the mandate as the ageency to …

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Mike Whitaker Updates Congress On FAA NextGen Project

Mike Whitaker, deputy administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration, has submitted a progress report on the agency’s NextGen air transportation system project to Congress, GCN reported Monday. GCN reports the FAA is working to incorporate satellite and digital technologies into the U.S. air traffic control system with the goal of …

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