While the Supreme Court closed this case, East Hampton will move “full steam ahead” with a Part 161 airport study.
Hawaii is considering legislation that would create a state agency to manage all airports. Whatever makes sense needs to be enacted now to make Hawai’i ready for this once-in-a-decade flow of airport funds.
The U.S. Department of Labor announced an agreement with United to protect its employees from future injuries by improving its baggage-handling operation. It’s possible that the Secretary-nominee might reverse the previous agreements with OSHA and, if issued, would fall on Administrator Huerta to realign the policy within the FAA.
AOPA defends the FAA approved aircraft in ‘Sikkelee v. Precision Airmotive Corp’ in a filing to the Supreme Court. AOPA should be commended for its objective consideration, and its willingness to do what is best for the aviation system sets a great example.
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…
States and cities may/may not be preempted by federal scheme of rules. However, that does not deter those local governments from attempting to be involved in this “attractive nuisance” aviation.
North Dakota is debating whether it can or should regulate the charges of EMS offered by helicopters. Dimensions of the policy questions include these factors.