Panel wants money for new ATC systems

AOPA:   A federal panel has suggested that the government invest in equipping airplane cockpits for the next generation of air traffic control systems. The Future of Aviation Advisory Committee also suggested a study on aviation taxes. These were just a few of the many recommendations offered by the committee. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood said he plans by mid-February to come up with a timetable for implementing the panel’s recommendations. Bloomberg

AVWEB:  The Future of Aviation Advisory Committee Wednesday urged the government to help pay for the cost of installing ADS-B equipment … in airliners and business jets. The group suggested operators could match federal aid with commitments such as lowered emissions…. More


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