General Aviation









eaa faa part 23

EAA leads the way to safety devices through the new Part 23 & PMA

Sean Elliott, EAA’s VP of Advocacy & Safety, met with FAA officials to expand on EAA’s success of its supplemental type certificate to install a non-certified Dynon primary flight display in their certified aircraft. The meeting evolved into how to utilize the risked-based certification regime to low-risk non-certified safety- and performance-related equipment on certified aircraft using the Parts Manufacturing Process.


cpa smo earthquake exercise

California Pilots Association’s DART exercise shows that Santa Monica has an important, irreplaceable asset for the City

The California Pilots Association (CPA) initiated a disaster-preparedness exercise designed for FEMA’s Disaster Airlift Response Team (DART) for the Southern California region. It demonstrated as though a major earthquake has disrupted the area’s ground transportation and compromised the ordinary means of bringing emergency personnel and supplies.