A corrupt file led to the FAA ground stoppage. It was also found in the backup system

An FAA system outage caused massive delays and cancellations across the United States on Wednesday. Here's what happened, according to a source familiar with the Federal Aviation Administration operation.

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Hasnain says:

Great example for that “software bugs cost real money” post from a few weeks ago.

“The source said the NOTAM system is an example of aging infrastructure due for an overhaul.

"Because of budgetary concerns and flexibility of budget, this tech refresh has been pushed off," the source said. "I assume now they're going to actually find money to do it."

Posted on 2023-01-12T09:07:29+0000