At last year’s Air Traffic Controller Association annual conference, there seemed to be general agreement that FAA should begin reporting NextGen capabilities achieved, not just activities completed. No such luck at ATCA 2017. In his keynote address, FAA administrator Michael Huerta noted completed ADS-B installations, En-Route Automation Modernization (ERAM) and data communication progress, the last well ahead of schedule. But Huerta presented no metrics on time, fuel or money saved, ...

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