Ad blocker interference detected!
Wikia is a free-to-use site that makes money from advertising. We have a modified experience for viewers using ad blockers
Wikia is not accessible if you’ve made further modifications. Remove the custom ad blocker rule(s) and the page will load as expected.
Pursuant to a congressional request, the GAO commented on the Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) testing and implementation of computers and related software enhancements to be installed at air traffic control centers, specifically whether the FAA was conducting performance testing before installing the new computers.
The GAO found that: (1) performance testing of the new computers was delayed and is currently scheduled to begin in August 1986; (2) the first new computer should be delivered in November 1986 and the last in December 1987; (3) the FAA has taken longer than anticipated to resolve software problems; (4) the FAA had reservations about whether the contractor would meet its testing deadline; (5) the contractor informed the FAA of additional costs to the project; and (6) operational and safety enhancements would be delayed 6 months.
The GAO believes more delays and cost increases to the project could occur.