FAA is lagging in resolving security risks that could affect the availability of data communications (DataComm) linking pilots and controllers, the US Department of Transportation (DOT) Office of the Inspector General (IG) has reported. In an audit report released July 6, the IG said it focused on the Data Communications Network Services (DCNS) air-to-ground network and Tower Data Link Services (TDLS) automation system that support DataComm text messaging. FAA has identified ...

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