August 21, 2014

Software on NextGen's STARS at Risk

Woodrow Bellamy III 

[Avionics Today 08-21-2014] The FAA's deployment of the Standard Terminal Automation Replacement System (STARS) aspect of its NextGen program is at risk of cost overruns and delays, according to a memo sent to the agency from the Department of Transportation's Office of the Inspector General (OIG). The memo, made public by the OIG, claims that the deployment of the STARS technology suffers from unstable software requirements and lacks key safety capabilities.      STARS display. Photo...

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