FAA’s $15.83 billion budget request for Fiscal Year 2016 (FY16) seeks to patch holes created by chronic under-investment and the 2013 sequestration while funding what the agency calls a “continued, but measured” path forward. The overall budget, a slight decrease from FY15’s enacted level, includes requests of $9.9 billion for Operations, $2.85 billion for Facilities & Equipment (F&E), $166 million for Research, Engineering, & Development (RE&D), and ...

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