From an ill-considered rule to a US Court of Appeals, the rejection of the UAS registration rule could have future regulatory impacts.
Articles by Sandy Murdock
The blind insertion of a new project into the FAA’s list of regulatory projects is not an expert exercise of legislative initiative. Transparent prioritization is the right policy.
The FAA’s own Center of Excellence has issued conclusions which may/should result in revisions to Part 107.
The FAA and Industry Guide to Product Certification has been issued. Aviation associations praise the FAA, but Congress seeks further reduction of the FAA.
These FAA jobs need to be filled, but creating incumbents before the Administrator’s replacement puts the FAA’s next leader in a difficult situation.
To precisely relate the facts required better information about the inner workings of the FAA. This reporter did not discover why the FAA management revision was appropriate.
ARSA conducted a survey to quantify the extent of the impact of this technician deficit plus it cast the personnel problem into revenue loss.
Congress must decide whether FAA or TSA has authority over ion batteries. Ban them from the cargo belly? Or ban laptops from the passenger cabin?
If IDOT’s RFI process is successful, Chicago’s long-term aviation status will be preserved. IDOT is doing the right thing and is doing so on a timely basis.
NASA and Black Swift Technologies are designing a rugged sUAS to fly into volcanoes to gather data. With that information, the flight paths can be planned better.