Rigil receives Annual Air Traffic Control Association award for deploying StrataGem to FAA

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Rigil receives Annual Outstanding Achievement Award from Air Traffic Control Association

WASHINGTON – The Air Traffic Control Association (ATCA) announced Rigil received its Annual Outstanding Achievement Award for Small and Disadvantaged Business for developing and deploying the StrataGem™ learning platform to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).

ATCA presents the award for an achievement that added to the quality, safety, or efficiency of air traffic control in the past year.

The FAA provides portions of their training on-demand via StrataGem to help keep the nation’s airspace safe. Rigil was recognized for improving the quality and efficiency of the FAA's training process, helping air traffic controllers learn via modern technology, and meeting mission-critical safety objectives while transforming learning in the aviation space.

Notably, the tool eased FAA employees’ transition to remote learning, helping them move forward with critical training during the global pandemic.

“This award demonstrates our commitment to our FAA partners and ability to provide innovative solutions that modernize industries and transform learning,” says Rakhi Sharma, Rigil’s President and CEO. “I’m proud of the team for creating meaningful learning experiences for our customers. Thanks to them, StrataGem has had an impact in the aviation and education industries, and I look forward to expanding our opportunities to make a difference in the future.”

Earlier this year, the FAA chose StrataGem for its national research study to validate remote learning beyond traditional classrooms with 10 higher learning institutions including:

  • Auburn University
  • InterAmerican University
  • Purdue University
  • The Ohio State University
  • Tulsa Community College
  • University of Akron
  • University of Nebraska-Omaha
  • University of North Dakota
  • University of Oklahoma
  • Wichita State University

View ATCA’s list of award recipients here.

About Rigil

Rigil is an award-winning strategy, technology, and products company committed to making life better for every individual and community they support. Founded in 2005 as a woman-owned business, Rigil had one premise: There is always a better way. A better way to serve customers, deliver solutions, and foster a balanced working community. Learn more at https://rigil.com/.

About the Air Traffic Control Association

ATCA is dedicated to progress in the science of air traffic control and the preservation of a safe flight environment. It provides a forum in which those concerned can address the myriad issues inherent to the development of viable air traffic control systems and aviation infrastructures, and the ever increasing demands on the global navigable airspace environment. Those in the aviation community -- the providers of air traffic control, system architects, manufacturers, suppliers, system operators and users -- join together in ATCA to share their collective experience, knowledge, and efforts in pursuit of common goals. Learn more at https://www.atca.org.