FAA Administrator nominated by Obama Administration
After 18 months of temporary and acting Administrators, the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) will finally have a permanent head: J Randolph "Randy" Babbitt. The Obama Administration formally announced on 30-Mar-09 that it intends to nominate him as the new Administrator for the FAA. [3229 words]
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- An unenviable task
- The three key challenges: NextGen, funding and controllers
- 1) NextGen implementation
- 2) FAA funding
- 3) Air Traffic Controller relationships
- Crunch time for the US aviation system
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- US aviation industry reactions to FAA Administrator appointment
- NextGen technologies
- US Senate Hearing: Commentary on NextGen implementation
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