NEXGEN : The Future Of The Air Traffic Control System

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In the economic aspect, is important to understand that ERAM (Air traffic advance modernization System) price tag of $2.15 billion dollars as it is today. This program was put in service in 2007 and had a completion date in 2010, that the program may be completed in 2016 once an additional half a billion dollars was added to the total. Separately from the economic side, there were also a host of software issues right after the initial launch, Some of the auxiliary programs that work in conjunction with ERAM has also been affected in regards to cost and expected deployment into service. “FAA Deputy Administrator Michael Huerta said the long-term success of the NextGen proposal, which calls for airlines to spend about an additional $20 …show more content…

“Our vision for a modernized National Airspace System includes reforming the ATC system so that politics don’t impede hiring and training more air traffic controllers and equipping our facilities with technology used by more than 50 countries around the world. 4. Politician Influences Senator Hohn Micca blames poor management from FAA.He expreses “ It’s not a question of money, it’s a question of management,” Rick Larsen (D-Wash.) said that is necessary to scrutinize this programs to make the right decision. “Any proposal to overhaul the existing ATC system must be thoroughly vetted, not rushed through Congress just because the political landscape makes it easier.” Peter DeFazio (D-Ore) Aviation subcommittee ranking member a series of hearings to

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