US Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood, speaking yesterday at the FAA Aviation Forecast Conference in Washington, said President Barack Obama's administration will "soon" make a decision on whether to allocate federal funds to equip commercial aircraft with NextGen ATC technology such as ADS-B. Responding to a question from ATWOnline, LaHood confirmed that "there is an interest" at high levels of the administration in using federal money to equip aircraft. "We've had many, many meetings ...

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