The U.S. Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Office of Inspector General (OIG) says three FAA technology programs designed to decrease the risk of runway collisions are off-course. As part of an audit launched partially in response to a Congressional request, the OIG reviewed the FAA’s Airport Surface Detection Equipment- Model X (ASDE-X) deployment at 35 airports, the associated Runway Status Lights (RWSL) system in place operationally in Orlando and set to go live at 16 ...

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