Having read the text of the American Air Navigation Services Corporation (AANSC) legislation, here are some reasonable questions about unions and the new corporation.
The Boston Logan Airport Noise Study (BLANS), a cooperative effort undertaken by the FAA, Massport and the Logan Airport Community Advisory Committee (CAC), recently completed Phase 3 and should provide the bases for finding win/win alternatives.
The new, improved, revised Part 23 became effective on August 30, 2017. Change is difficult. Will it work?
From the ashes, the FAA needs to create a miraculous Phoenix composed of improved involvement in designing PHX flight tracks. A more rigorous approach to introducing these ATC advances is needed to assure that NextGen will be implemented.
AOPA filed a Part 13 informal complaint against 3 airports alleging that the sponsors have failed to “guard against potential monopolistic behavior.” Can/should the FAA make legal determinations?
Supersonic Transport timelines for safety and environmental certification are not as susceptible to abbreviation as the financial backers would like.
Ali Bahrami made his first speech as AVS-1 to the Air Cargo Safety Forum on August 17. The days of the FAA ticket writers are over was his message.
The FAA is in a state of transition which requires more and more coordination. Here are two updates on each transition point.