GAO's recs to get FAA's Next Gen back on track

Thursday - 10/6/2011, 5:50pm EDT

Dr. Gerald Dillingham, director of physical infrastructure issues at GAO

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The Federal Aviation Administration's Next Gen system is falling behind its timeline to meet a 2012 deadline. Next Gen will move from ground based radars to satellite based systems. The Government Accountability Office is looking at what it will take to get Next Gen back on track.

In an interview with In Depth with Francis Rose, Dr. Gerald Dillingham, director of physical infrastructure issues at GAO, has highlights from a recent GAO report.