FAA and Y2K will air travel be stopped or significantly delayed on January 1st and beyond? : joint hearing before the Subcommittee on Government Management, Information, and Technology of the Committee on Government Reform and the Subcommittee on Technology of the Committee on Science, House of Representatives, One Hundred Sixth Congress, first session, September 9, 1999. by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Government Reform. Subcommittee on Government Management, Information, and Technology.

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  • United States.

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  • United States. Federal Aviation Administration -- Data processing.,
  • Air traffic control -- United States -- Data processing.,
  • Year 2000 date conversion (Computer systems) -- United States.

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ContributionsUnited States. Congress. House. Committee on Science. Subcommittee on Technology.
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LC ClassificationsKF27 .G66293 1999j
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 103 p. :
Number of Pages103
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Open LibraryOL6821125M
ISBN 100160599199
LC Control Number00300871
OCLC/WorldCa43434303

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Several FAA insiders tell of FAA Administrator Jane Garvey's flight last month on US Airways that was ostensibly held up by Y2K air-traffic control systems testing. FAA Administrator Jane Garvey has booked a cross-country airline flight for New Year's Eve to make a public display of her confidence in the agency's readiness for potential year computer problems.

Garvey will be joined on her journey by Ray Long, head of the FAA's Y2K program, as well as a contingent of reporters. It is moments before midnight, in a crucial test of the Federal Aviation Administration's computer system. The clocks in the airport control center are about to turn from Dec. 31,to Jan.

1, December 1, Web posted at: p.m. EST ( GMT) ATLANTA (CNN) -- Travelers may think nothing of flying during the upcoming New Year's holiday, but they may have second thoughts about.

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) says preliminary results from a Year - or Y2K - test that took place at Denver International Airport and nearby FAA air traffic facilities on April indicate that air traffic control systems will perform properly during the.

He said that while air carriers handling 95 percent of passenger and cargo services in the United States say FAA and Y2K book will be Y2K-ready at the end of September, 1, smaller carriers out of 3, air carriers did not respond to a Federal Aviation Administration survey.

Y2K-related failures or disruptions are likely to be isolated local events in. To talk to the FAA toll-free 24 hours a day, call TELL-FAA (). To visit the FAA’s website, go to Individuals can also e-mail an FAA representative at a local FSDO office by accessing the staff e-mail address available via the “Contact FAA” link at the bottom of the FAA home page.

Letters can be sent to. The FAA is now in the midst of the third, or renovation, phase. This means that all lines of code that need to be fixed are being fixed. Of the FAA's mission-critical systems, are already Y2K compliant.

We are renovating systems, replacing or retir and determining the best strategy to. Airports were also assessed. Some say their Y2K software fixes are not yet complete, but should be well before New Year's Eve.

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FAA was late in starting work on repairing the aging patchwork of computers that run the air traffic control system but the agency has promised to have all its systems Y2K-ready and back in.

It must still make those changes on computers in the field and test them. "We've got a very short time to finish what's left," said Raymond Long, the head of the FAA's $ million Y2K effort, but he said that the agency would be ready.

It is now turning its focus to what others in the business, like airlines and airports, are doing about Y2K. To date, the FAA said it has not identified any aircraft safety problems associated with Year among manufacturers under its jurisdiction.

SPECIAL SECTION: Looking at the Y2K Bug. FAA: We Passed A Y2K Test Ap / PM / AP As Convair Three-Niner approaches the runway at Denver International Airport, the airplane also is nearing an imaginary boundary: the.

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This story really makes the threat of Y2K come alive, so give it to a s: The FAA says it's ahead of schedule on its Y2K plan: of the critical systems have been updated so far.

The next step is to ensure that other countries are up to speed. BOOKS TRAVEL FOOD HEALTH STYLE DOT, FAA say systems are Y2K ready November 8, Web posted at: a.m. EST ( GMT) Federal Aviation Administration. The FAA has announced that all critical components of U.S.

air traffic control will be ready for Y2K by J ; and the FAA is working with other nations to bring them into compliance. Canadian airports just passed a critical Y2K test: "It was really boring," said a spokesman. More than a third of Federal Aviation Administration computers will not meet the March 31 deadline for government-wide Year compliance set by the Clinton Administration.

FAA calls Y2K test a success. By Colleen O'Hara; ; The Federal Aviation Administration last week declared that air traffic control systems will successfully transition to Jan. 1, Regarding the FAA's Y2K efforts, at our February hearing the situation at the FAA was dire.

The FAA was on the OMB watch list and did not have a comprehensive plan in place. However since then, the FAA has made outstanding progress. Government Publishing Office U.S. Congress House of Representatives Committee on Small Business FAA'S NEXTGEN MANDATE: BENEFITS AND CHALLENGES FOR GENERAL AVIATION Date(s) Held: th Congress, 2nd Session GPO Document Source: CHRGhhrg Superintendents of Documents ID: Y 1 Witnesses: Hon.

Michael P. Huerta. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) routinely skips background checks for contractors, hasn't plugged up security vulnerabilities it has known about for more than a year, lacks properly configured firewalls, and generally doesn't follow its own policies on security, according to recent testimony by the General Accounting Office (GAO) before the House Committee on Science.

In the mother of all boom markets, Y2K happened. The airlines grind to a halt, and gun sellers, marketing the Y2K panic, drum up record-breaking sales of assault weapons. In all, California's.

Get this from a library. Computer Security: FAA Needs to Improve Controls Over Use of Foreign Nationals to Remediate and Review Software. [GENERAL ACCOUNTING OFFICE WASHINGTON DC ACCOUNTING AND INFORMATION MANAGEMENT DIV.;] -- To address the Year (Y2K) computing problem, public and private organizations across the nation have required large numbers of.

A Federal Aviation Administration proposal that would require Year tests of emergency support equipment and other ground controls early on Jan. 1 is unnecessary and might cause some airports.

__S__cott Olmsted has known about the Y2K bug since the s, but he never gave it much thought until earlywhen he received a snail-mail flyer from Gary North, a historian and early leader.

Y2K means "Year ," and has come to symbolize the worldwide computer-related chaos and disaster we are being assured will inevitably occur one nanosecond into the new millennium.

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FAA officials say all of their systems will be Y2K compliant by J A Y2K report card by Congressman Steve Horn calls the FAA's pace sluggish. But the agency says it's being graded on a.

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MTT can purchase these engines for a much lower price than new engines and use them on surface vehicles without requiring FAA approval. WASHINGTON - The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) says preliminary results from a Year - or Y2K - test that took place at Denver International Airport and nearby FAA air traffic facilities on April indicate that air traffic control systems will perform properly during the transition from Dec.

31,to Jan. 1, In an effort to head off any panic over Y2K problems, the government is showing that Americans get by with a certain amount of system failure already. PHONES Over the last two years, an average of 41 phone system failures affecting at le customers for at least 30 minutes have occurred between January and March.

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It failed to recognize dates ending in "00" and deleted those files, said Ray Long, the FAA's Y2K guru. Shortly after midnight Greenwich Mean Time, a printer outage was reported at the Oakland. GAO: FAA's Y2K solution too little, late. By Nicole Lewis; ; The General Accounting Office is expected to tell House committees at a joint hearing this week that the Federal Aviation.

FAA officials are still unsure who called in the report, the spokesman said. One Y2K-related outage, which occurred Friday morning, has been fixed by changing one line of code, the FAA .Congressional investigators say the FAA didn't conduct background checks on foreign nationals hired to fix Y2K computer problems, violating the agency's own security procedures.FAA Flying Through Y2K Renovations Predictions vary over impact of millennium bug in the year Don't get bitten by the Y2K bug President of Christian Research Institute Takes on His Peers In Controversial New Book About Y2K Take the World Please The End Of The World As We Know It?

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