US politicians of various stripes have spent years talking a strong game about modernizing the country’s ground-based air traffic control system. Presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama, a Republican and a Democrat, both embraced moving to a satellite-based NextGen system and directed their transportation secretaries to make a concerted public push. Members of Congress of both parties who have engaged in the issue, whether from crowded metropolitan areas or rural communities, ...

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