Human trafficking and fly-in event additions to the FAA Reauthorization bill, sponsored by 3 senators, deserve praise before their full texts are published.
The Senate’s version of the FAA Reauthorization Act is a game-changer. Here are the reasons for this reversal of bad statutory authority, what specifically it did and what still must be done.
The fact that a final package is being sent to the Full Senate is a significant legislative milestone; for few bills ever reach that point.
It is rare when the Congress and the Executive Branches both move in the same direction on a major aviation policy matter. Both are directed to solving one of the critical safety issues, AT control of UAS aircraft, the solution to which may both enhance safety and assure economical operations.
ARTICLE: ALPA to Senate: Fast-Track Huerta Confirmation as FAA Administrator As noted here before, it is entirely appropriate for the Senate to delete the “Acting” from Mr. Huerta’s title. The point of the amendment to…