FAA has made “clear and measurable progress” toward completing the technological foundation of the US Next Generation air traffic control system (NextGen), according to deputy FAA administrator Mike Whitaker. Presenting the annual NextGen progress report to Congress, Whitaker said Congress had taken “a keen interest” in what he described as “this 20-year-long endeavor known as NextGen.” Congress has at times been skeptical and frustrated with slow progress ...

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