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  • FAA's collaborative approach
    Posted by Adrian Schofield 3:17 PM on Jan 15, 2010

    FAA has posted a really interesting new video on how the Collaborative Decision Making program works. I’ve been following this effort for many years, but it still gave me a new insight into exactly how important CDM is.

     

    Here’s the link to the video. It explains how CDM developed, and how it is a crucial element in many aspects of the NextGen effort. An airline representative talks about how it gives FAA’s “customers” a voice in the real-time operation of the U.S. airspace system. The major vehicle of CDM is a teleconference that includes FAA facilities across the country, the Command Center at Herndon, Va., and airspace users. The call is held every two hours depending on the severity of conditions.

     

    Tags: tw99, FAA, CDM, collaborative, NextGen

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