Three articles about General Aviation that bear repeating & provide insight. Don’t Underestimate GA.Read More
To force flying car certification before proof of airworthiness will hurt this nascent business with such great potential.
The most publicized FAA enforcement case, without any loss of persons or property, recently closed. The FAA chose to require additional training. Here’s the story.
AOPA might actually agree with A4A on fuel pricing and FBO fees. Maybe they can work together to find a solution.
AOPA’s SVP Jim Coon criticizes NTSB’s approach to GA accident investigation. The answer to AOPA’s complaint may be to involve the SMS quantitative approach.
George Mason University published a survey studying “the Economic Impact of Private and Sport Aviation.” Adding good economic data about contributions to the national economy is a useful goal. Using the data collected for other purposes would seem disingenuous.
Schumer’s press release on small plane crashes makes assumptions not supported by record. Rather than send the NTSB on an unnecessary investigation, perhaps the Senator’s office should learn what the FAA is doing to lower GA risk.
Against all odds, Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) has raised its safety performance. It’s great news that this segment of aviation is making significant strides towards safer flight.
Harrison Ford’s accident will likely serve as a platform for those who want to close or limit airport operations. Aviation professionals should be prepared to respond.
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.