Tag Archives: dillingham

Bringing NextGen Online Is Moving Slowly Say Department of Transportation Inspector General and GAO at House Subcommittee Hearing

We should expect it by now.  But since the FAA had had years and years to plan for the implementation of NextGen technology, one would think that it could have resolved the roll-out problems prior to the passage of the … Continue reading

Posted in Airport, Aviation, Congress, FAA, Regulatory | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment

GAO Releases Testimony Regarding FAA’s “Some Progress” In Implementation of NextGen

In testimony before the the House Subcommittee on Aviation, Gerald L. Dillingham, Government Accountability Office’s Director of Physical Infrastructure reported that the Federal Aviation Administration has made “some progress” in the implementation of the “Next Generation Air Transportation System” also … Continue reading

Posted in Congress, FAA | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

U.S. House Subcommittee on Aviation Holds Hearing on FAA’s NextGen and ATC Modernization Efforts

On March 18, 2009, the U.S. House Subcommittee on Aviation held a hearing entitled “Air Traffic Control Modernization and the Next Generation Air Transportation System:  Near-Term Achievable Goals.” The Subcommittee and the FAA are placing much of their hopes and … Continue reading

Posted in Airlines, Airport, Congress, FAA | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

House Aviation Subcommittee Conducts Hearing on Runway Safety

The U.S. House Subcommittee on Aviation met on September 25, 2008 to receive testimony on runway safety.  This hearing was a follow-up to the Subcommittee’s February 13th hearing.  Rep. Jerry Costello (D-Ill.) stated in his opening remarks that although the … Continue reading

Posted in Aircraft, Congress, FAA | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

House Aviation Subcommittee Hears Testimony About the Air Traffic Controller Situation

Yesterday, June, 11, 2008, the House Aviation Subcommittee heard testimony (click on link for video the hearing) on a situation that is becoming more dire as every day passes – Air Traffic Controllers are retiring, leaving a dearth of qualified, … Continue reading

Posted in Airport, Congress, FAA | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

GAO Tells House Subcommittee That FAA Has Many Challenges Ahead of it In Its Effort to Hire Air Traffic Controllers

he Government Accountability Office published the testimony that Dr. Gerald Dilllingham gave to the  House Subcommittee on Aviation regarding the FAA’s efforts to hire and train more air traffic controllers. The Dr. Dillingham’s testimony, entitled “FAA’s Efforts to Hire, Staff … Continue reading

Posted in Airport, Congress, FAA | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment