The June 2017 edition of NASA’s ASRS CALLBACK focuses on a series of issues involving the implementation of Metroplex procedures.
There is a need for a realistic contingency plan, and the FAA acknowledged that it still has work to do, but without more explanation, it is a BIG STRETCH to claim that this deficiency proves that privatization is needed.
Donald Trump’s plan for his first 100 days in office included his “American Energy & Infrastructure Act,” which would “spur $1 trillion in infrastructure investment over 10 years.” The next 100 days hold the potential for great advantage and great harm to aviation infrastructure. This is a call for experienced professionals to proffer practical and realistic ideas.
It is rare when the Congress and the Executive Branches both move in the same direction on a major aviation policy matter. Both are directed to solving one of the critical safety issues, AT control of UAS aircraft, the solution to which may both enhance safety and assure economical operations.