FAA Chief Touts NextGen at AEA Convention

The FAA Administrator at the Aircraft Electronics Association annual meeting in Orlando described some of the advantages of NextGen, the highly touted and much anticipated future of America’s aviation system……Babbitt cited key NextGen advantages: improved routing and continuous descents that will save $2 billion worth of kerosene annually, improved radar accuracy that will allow for safer yet more fuel efficient spacing and separation, and electronic flight bags that allow pilots to know their position relative to potential collision threats with pinpoint accuracy…More…


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