AOPA filed a Part 13 informal complaint against 3 airports alleging that the sponsors have failed to “guard against potential monopolistic behavior.” Can/should the FAA make legal determinations?
AOPA annually issues a safety record of General Aviation. In this age which relies heavily on numbers to reduce risks, this is an incredibly valuable resource.
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.
The juxtaposition of the excellent 2016 safety record and these industry messages serve to remind all aviation professionals to remain constantly aware of risks.
Michael Huerta issued some major verities on his trip to the EAA AirVenture at Oshkosh: “I actually think we’re doing a damn good job.”
Frank Christensen, the founder of the modern aircraft kit movement, was honored at AirVenture by the International Aerobatic Club. Congratulations!
These individuals will exercise the judgment, leadership, vision and passion for safety needed for our profession’s future.
The enhanced slot swapping is part of the user-driven prioritisation process (UDPP) giving more flexibility to airspace users during capacity constraints.