Adacel has been subcontracted by Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) to support the FAA’s Controller Training Contract. Under the terms of the agreement, Adacel will perform training services in 23 of the FAA's Air Traffic Control (ATC) facilities across seven states. The single-award, firm-fixed-price and time and materials contract has a three-year period of performance, and two one-year options
During the period of performance, the FAA expects to hire as many as 6,000 new air traffic controllers to replace a retiring workforce. Under the contract, SAIC and its partners, including Adacel, will provide support services to the FAA Academy and Air Traffic Control Facilities to help the FAA fulfil controller training requirements. These services include program management support; classroom training; simulation and laboratory training; monitoring of student progress; training development, maintenance and revision; air traffic training program support; administrative support; and innovation support.