FAA meltdown injected uncertainty, including for military pilots

Jan. 19, 2023 - Michael Laris, Ian Duncan and Lori Aratani - Washington Post

Peter Aiken, an associate professor of information systems at Virginia Commonwealth University, said the fact that FAA contractors could damage a file and take down the nation’s aviation system points to “a weakness in the understanding of data issues in general.”

“Databases, just like automobiles, need regular maintenance,” Aiken said. “You do need an experienced mechanic to do that maintenance.”

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