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GAO Reviews FAA’s NextGen Modernization Program

A new government audit says the Federal Aviation Administration has received an estimated $7.4 billion for activities to implement a program designed to transform current radar-based air transportation systems into one product that will utilize automated aircraft position reporting, digital communications and satellite navigation. FAA has received funds for the Next Generation …

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FAA OKs Use of Satellite-Based Air Traffic Control Procedures Through Southern California Metroplex Project

The Federal Aviation Administration has released a record of decision for a project that seeks to replace traditional air traffic control methods with satellite-based procedures. FAA said Friday the finding of no significant impact decision on the Southern California Metroplex project comes after the agency conducted 90 public meetings and …

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GAO Recommends Risk Assessment for FAA’s NextGen Global Interoperability Efforts

The Government Accountability Office has reviewed the Federal Aviation Administration‘s strategy to establish interoperability between the Next Generation Air Transportation System and international air traffic management modernization efforts. GAO said in a July report to Congress that FAA should perform a thorough risk assessment to understand and mitigate potential challenges in the …

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NASA’s Jaiwon Shin: US, South Korea Form Aviation Tech Partnership

NASA has inked an agreement with the Korea Agency for Infrastructure Technology Advancement for cooperation on future projects to develop technologies for air traffic management in the U.S. and South Korea. The agency said Tuesday the partnership aims to support South Korea’s National Air Traffic Management Reformation and Enhancement program and the …

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