Federal Aviation Administration officials held a conference call today to describe its process for tracking airliners that are out of contact with ground controllers. In the process, officials basically confirmed almost every element of an analysis of its response that we posted here the day after the incident.
I’ve written plenty about the here.
Here’s the live blog account of today’s conference call. The participants were Randy Babbitt, the administrator of the FAA, and Hank Krakowski, the chief operating officer of the FAA’s Air Traffic Organization:
Here’s the audio from the news conference:
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Bob Collins has been with Minnesota Public Radio since 1992, emigrating to Minnesota from Massachusetts. He was senior editor of news in the ’90s, ran MPR’s political unit, created the MPR News regional website, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started the two most popular blogs in the history of MPR and every day laments that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.
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