March 30, 2015

Aviation Experts Present Options for Major ATC Reform

Woodrow Bellamy III 

[Avionics Today 03-30-2015] During a House Subcommittee on Aviation hearing last week, lawmakers heard testimony from experts across different segments of the aviation industry deciphering the possibility of removing the Air Traffic Organization (ATO) from within the FAA. The committee heard testimony from leadership at American Airlines, the National Air Traffic Controllers Association (NATCA), and the FAA Management Advisory Council (MAC), among others, on the positive and negative aspects of creating...

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