The FAA’s own Center of Excellence has issued conclusions which may/should result in revisions to Part 107.
The FAA and Industry Guide to Product Certification has been issued. Aviation associations praise the FAA, but Congress seeks further reduction of the FAA.
To precisely relate the facts required better information about the inner workings of the FAA. This reporter did not discover why the FAA management revision was appropriate.
Congress must decide whether FAA or TSA has authority over ion batteries. Ban them from the cargo belly? Or ban laptops from the passenger cabin?
Lantana Airport recently enforced a 44 year old jet ban. If LNA is found to be in violation and the county refuses to rescind it, millions of AIP grants could be at risk.
President Trump’s executive order on regulation reduction, the “two-for-one” rule, hit the FAA who issued its own request from the public for candidates for elimination.
On April 24, the FAA accepted St. Louis’s preliminary application for St. Louis Lambert International Airport (STL) to participate in the Airport Privatization Pilot Program (P3). Mayor Krewson, this is a challenge with great upside and downside; study carefully.
To force flying car certification before proof of airworthiness will hurt this nascent business with such great potential.
The signers of the AIP Grant Assurances are sophisticated contractual parties. The Banning and FXE cases suggest that there is doubt within the airport executives that the Assurances matter. Congress should remove that doubt.
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.