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.
New structures are necessary to allow the FAA to really regulate aviation safety. In order to move from a reactive to a proactive perspective, these organizational evolutions are absolutely required.
The quick demise of two successful airport businesses confirms that the airport will not last until 2028, the date that the City “promised” to keep its hated airport open.
Graphene may generate a new aircraft design. The research needed to translate this exciting concept into practical application will require years. The FAA must prepare for this impending challenge.
Europe is partnering with South Asia to meet the opportunities and challenges of the region, while the FAA is focusing on the Caribbean to increase airport safety and certification.
The Samoan Fa’a culture, which has been preserved for over 3,000 years from threats, might be adopted by the FAA during threats of budget and related proposals.
It’s not unexpected that helicopters haven’t had the greatest safety history, but news releases by the FAA and USHST provide great and somewhat surprising news.
Take a look at the FAA’s press release on NextGen and a transcription of President Trump’s White House meeting with the aviation industry.
President Trump insinuated that his aircraft’s chief pilot would be the next FAA Administrator, but running the FAA is a job demanding more than excellent piloting skills, particularly with the Executive Challenges of completing NextGen.
The Santa Monica Airport has been one of the most difficult airport policy battles for almost 40 years. What the proposed agreement really means and whether the Trump Administration intends to let it stand will not only be a landmark airport decision, but it may influence FAA policy direction for years.