An imaginary conversation between the Administrator and the Chairman of the Transportation & Infrastructure Committee will serve as a vehicle to illustrate the impact of some of his key statements. The context of the conversation is the Chairman’s consideration of a new FAA Reauthorization Act of 2017.
FAA’s Safety Mission Needs Staff Before New Space Role The Federal Aviation Administration offered to take on the task of informing commercial, civil and foreign satellite operators of possible on-orbit collisions, while leaving the Defense…
Cato Institute’s arguments saying the FAA is deterring innovation in aviation, the Uber in the sky, are worthy of analysis.
This article should cause the FAA, EASA, ICAO and other CAAs to reexamine the CAAC’s ability to certificate and insure continuing airworthiness.
The NTSB could bring a different, even more objective, perspective to the SMS methodology.
Hire, pay, reward and fire under private sector rules? Unions which represent the existing workforce would VEHEMENTLY oppose such legislation.
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The NHTSA is emulating the FAA and aviation industry to promote greater safety.