For this assignment, conduct research and consider airspace capacity challenges currently facing the aviation industry. You will select one specific topic that is leading to an airspace capacity challenge to address in your paper (e.g. unmanned systems operations, an increase in commercial air traffic, etc.).
Your paper must include:
The impact of capacity on the current structure of the national airspace
An evaluation of the FAA’s National Airspace Systems Plan on current air traffic control systems
An assessment of the impact of equipment capacity on national airspace system availability
A proposed recommendation to increase the capacity of the national airspace
Your paper must be 2-3 pages in length, supported by a minimum of three scholarly references, should be grammatically sound, and free of spelling errors. You must include a properly formatted title page, in-text citations where appropriate, and a reference page formatted according to current APA guidelines. If you have any questions regarding APA requirements, please refer to the current APA manual or ask your instructor.
Please refer to the rubric to ensure that you have a thorough understanding of the expectations and grading scale for this activity.
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