US FAA signed a memorandum of agreement yesterday with VLJ operator DayJet Corp. to begin a five-year "phased implementation of proven NextGen technologies throughout Florida" in collaboration with the Florida Dept. of Transportation Aviation Office and Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. The agreement creates a partnership to develop procedures and collect data for flight operations to be applied to commercial aviation when the US transitions to a satellite-based ATC system, FAA said.

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