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?
The FAA is requiring airplanes to have Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) installed by Decemer 31, 2019.
Costs are attracting airlines and MROs towards PMA parts but challenges remain around local regulatory inspectors.
In 1942, Azriel “Al” Blackman started at American Export Airlines as an apprentice in the sheet metal shop. Still coming to work at age 91, Mr. Blackman defines what an airline mechanic should be.
Aviation maintenance professionals get little attention. Two stories merit consideration of this critical safety function performed in the hidden backyard of aviation.
An 18-month NASA research effort to visualize passenger airplanes of the future produced ideas that at first glance appear to be old fashioned.
Mike Sinnett, VP of product development for Boeing Commercial Airplanes, said future research focuses on three areas: autonomous taxi and flight control technology, machine learning and high-integrity systems.
“You Can’t Fly Without Us: The World of Aviation Maintenance” is a documentary produced by ARSA developed as part of the Leading Edge video series.