The massive fiscal year (FY) 2018 spending bill the US Congress is attempting to push through this week would increase FAA funding nearly 4% over FY17 figures, including a 13.8% jump in Facilities and Equipment (F&E) spending, where most NextGen air traffic control modernization program spending resides, and a boost in airport grant funding. FAA funding for the fiscal year ending Sept. 30, 2018, would top $17 billion, up from $16.4 billion approved for FY17, which is the ...

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