US Air Transport Assn. yesterday came out against FAA's Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to require aircraft to be equipped with ABS-B Out by 2020. Although ATA supported the proposal when it was announced last fall (ATWOnline, Oct. 3, 2007), calling it "an important step on the path to NextGen," the organization now says the NPRM "calls for a Porsche when a Chevy can do the job," according to President and CEO James May. While reiterating its support for ADS-B as "the cornerstone of the Next ...

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