The DEA prevented an aircraft with an unapproved modified fuel system from departing Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport to Asuncion, Paraguay.
Dubai wants to be the world’s smartest city with the world’s first autonomous aerial urban transport system. Here’s how and why.
By designing and producing these aircraft which have no precedent, PAL-V has reversed the usual order of these tasks. Approval usually precedes manufacture.
The FAA issued an Airworthiness Directive (AD) for certain Zodiac seating systems that may cause serious injury during forward impacts and may well set precedents in aircraft certification.
The FAA and Industry Guide to Product Certification has been issued. Aviation associations praise the FAA, but Congress seeks further reduction of the FAA.
To force flying car certification before proof of airworthiness will hurt this nascent business with such great potential.
Airworthiness Directive requirements that go beyond what may be justified does not increase the airline’s safety margin. The FAA should consider including the value of SMS in implementing ADs at each carrier.
EASA participated in an international effort and cooperation with the FAA to reorganize the CS-23/Part 23 in order to revive certified general aviation.