Here are the results of an audit of the FAAAis mgmt. and maint. of air traffic control facilities. The FAA has invested billions of dollars in new equipment for handling increasingly higher levels of air traffic in more complex airspace. However, the facilities that house those systems are deteriorating. As FAA begins implementing plans for the Next Generation Air Transp. System, it will be critical to determine the type and number of facilities that will be needed to support the envisioned architecture. This audit determined if FAA has: (1) developed and implemented a comprehensive strategy to effectively manage the replacement, repair, and modernization of its air traffic control facilities; and (2) allocated sufficient funds to carry out those activities. Illus.En Route Services continues to focus only on the sustainment of its facilities. En Route Sustainment Process: The current sustainment plan for En Route Services was developed in 2001. The bulk of program funds (approximately 60 to 75anbsp;...
|Title||:||FAA's Management and Maintenance of Air Traffic Control Facilities|
|Author||:||David A. Dobbs|
|Publisher||:||DIANE Publishing - 2009-11|