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FAA: NOTAM System that Caused January Failure Cannot Be Fully Upgraded Before 2030WASHINGTON — Aviation authorities in the U.S. are facing criticism for failing to update the critical-alert system that malfunctioned last month, resulting in thousands of flight disruptions. The delay in the system's modernization is being seen as a potential risk to passenger safety. (www.airlinerwatch.com) More...
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There are way too many NOTAMS issued anyway. You can thank the Lawyers. I was flying into Sundance OK and had to listen to a litany of inop light bulbs on various windmills in a field of hundreds. When I used to fly transoceanic, I got dozens of pages of NOTAMS about nitnoy little defects at airports that were not even close to my OTS track. There are so many that the important ones are buried and overlooked.
Information overload causes more incidents then it prevents
The complete absence of leadership and ability at the FAA is appalling.. The corruption (Boeing) and abject stupidity are stunning..
Diversity trumps merit. Bingo!
What's this have to do with Boeing? This is all on the FAA.
Time to find new IT staff and managers.