ADS-B On House Committee Agenda

Wednesday, June 11, 2014 @ 8:00 AM

FAA Administrator Michael Huerta will update a congressional committee on the implementation of ADS-B requirements for general aviation at a hearing in Washington today.  Aircraft operating in certain types of airspace will be required to have ADS-B equipment on board by 2020 but so far only a fraction of the fleet has been equipped. Huerta will be the key witness at the House Committee on Small Business's session entitled FAA's 2020 NextGen Mandate: Benefits and Challenges for General Aviation. The committee is looking for insights into the process so far, the benefits for GA and the "importance of incentivizing and ensuring widespread adoption."

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