Aviation Safety

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Petitioners seek Review of FAA’s UAS Interpretation, but to What End?

The Motherboard article below announces that three Petitions for Review have been filed by a lawyer, who has beaten the FAA twice on UAS issues, on behalf of some pretty impressive organizations seeking to appeal…

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Can IAA assure Safety of globally dispersed NAI operations? It’s not Open, but Safe Skies at issue!

The impressive array of experts aligned in support of or in opposition to the notion, that the Open Skies Agreement’s “social dimension” provides a basis to deny Norwegian Air International’s foreign air carrier application, appears…

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55 Senators tell FAA to find a solution for Federal Contract Towers; a modified PFC might work?

The FAA attracts an inordinate share of battles with Congress over specific issues. The below↓article is about a letter from 55 Senators (including Sen. Hagan of NC) to Administrator Huerta reminding him of their continued…