The U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee highlights certification reform and ADS-B implementation in its recommended $16 billion Fiscal Year 2016 budget for the FAA. The committee, which cleared the bill for full Senate consideration on June 25, is recommending a FY2016 FAA budget that is $175 million more than requested from the White House and nearly $300 million more than last year’s. Similar to the House, the Senate would furnish far less for the FAA’s facilities and equipment than the White House sought, but would match FY2015’s $2.6 billion. Read More