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.
24 reports, including a summary and the status for significant rulemakings, that DOT currently has pending or has issued recently.
On May 17, the Jackson Hole Airport Board passed a resolution to issue an RFP for another FBO. Now on August 16, the Board decided to investigate an option of buying the incumbent facility. JAC will have to pass through the eye of the FAA Chapter 8 Exclusive Rights’ needle.
Take the Type Certificate quiz—read the 4 quotes, written by the gentleman in the picture and then please answer the questions which follow.
NATA announced the resolution of a compliance issue stopping air charter operators from adding certain Pilatus PC-12 aircraft to their certificates. Guidance documents now offer a clear pathway to utilizing these aircraft.
Does the Cabin Air Safety Act merit delaying other FAA safety initiatives? Or is the Congress so sure that the elements of this bill justify its elevation to the top of the FAA list?