US Dept. of Transportation Inspector General Calvin Scovel left a lump of coal in FAA's Christmas stocking, asserting this week in a letter to Congress that the agency "faces several organizational, policy, logistical and training challenges" in implementing the NextGen satellite-based ATC system that tops FAA's agenda. In particular, he noted that implementation of Lockheed Martin's En Route Automation Modernization system, designed to replace the En Route Host ...

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