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William J. Hughes Technical Center

The FAA William J. Hughes Technical Center is the nation's premier air transportation system laboratory. The Technical Center's highly technical and diverse workforce conducts test and evaluation, verification and validation, and sustainment of the FAA's full spectrum of aviation systems, and develops scientific solutions to current and future air transportation safety challenges by conducting applied research and development. Technical Center engineers, scientists, mathematicians, and technical experts utilize a robust, one-of-a-kind, world class laboratory environment to identify integrated system solutions for the modernization and sustainment of the NAS, and for delivering NextGen operational capabilities.

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    About the Technical Center

    The FAA William J. Hughes Technical Center is the world's premier aviation research and development, and test and evaluation facility. More »

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    History of the Technical Center

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