CAN AIR TRAFFIC CONTROLLERS AND FAA put their years of brittle, bitter bickering behind them and get on with it? The answer isn't academic. It matters, especially to the future of NextGen, the agency's highly touted yet amorphous set of technologies and procedures intended to bring the US air traffic control system into the 21st century and lead to dramatic improvements in efficiency for aviation over the next 10-15 years (ATW, 2/09, p. 49). Absent NextGen's expected capacity ...

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