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June 25, 2009
From Aviation Today
Major carrier safety audits of regional partners and a new flight and duty time rule by September 1 are part of the marching orders sent out yesterday by the Federal Aviation Administration in response to recent National Transportation Safety Board hearings into the Colgan Flight 3407 accident in... Read More »
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May 1, 2009
From Aviation Today
After spending at least a decade studying its organizational delegation system, FAA, on Nov. 14, 2005, established a new Organization Designation Authorization (ODA) program. The system promises industry more autonomy and efficiency. Although the current organizational designee programs in the... Read More »
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December 5, 2005
From Aviation Today
Please note the Nov. 23 proposed mandate for fuel tank inerting. Electrical system safety: Extension of comment period -- Relates to advisory circulars (ACs) published concurrent with Electrical Wiring Interconnection System (EWIS) ruling Nov. 8 FR Doc 05-22250 Extends the comment period for the... Read More »
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November 15, 2004
From Aviation Today
'To make an intractable problem go away - redefine it.' - Anonymous The plan to provide a stable vision of progress toward a higher level of safety is itself unstable, with some measures of safety performance dropped and others likely to be modified significantly to put the best face on an... Read More »
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September 22, 2008
From Aviation Today
Owing to the complexity of events surrounding Eclipse Aviation and the Eclipse 500, Aviation Today s VLJ Report will devote most of this week s issue to last week s unfolding story beginning with this analysis of the House hearings. More criticism was heaped on the Federal Aviation Administration... Read More »
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September 22, 2008
From Aviation Today
By Kathryn B. Creedy, Editor, Aviation Today's VLJ Report More criticism was heaped on the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) last week as the House Transportation and Infrastructure Aviation subcommittee held a hearing on certification of the first very light jet, the Eclipse 500. The hearing... Read More »
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September 24, 2009
From Aviation Today
If one relied solely on the mainstream media for coverage of yesterday s hearing before the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, one would come away thinking absolutely nothing has been done since that fatal February 12 night when Colgan Airlines crashed in Buffalo. In fact, one... Read More »
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October 24, 2005
From Aviation Today
Electrical system safety:Notice of issuance of advisory circular (AC) -- AC No. 33.4-3, "Instructions for Continued Airworthiness; Aircraft Engine High Intensity Radiated Fields (HIRF) and Lightning Protection Features" Oct. 3 FR Doc 05-19598 AC contains detailed guidance for determining average... Read More »
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September 28, 2009
From Aviation Today
Pilot fatigue initiatives resulting from the Feb. 12 fatal crash of Colgan Air Flight 3407 in Buffalo, NY were revealed at a House aviation subcommittee hearing on Sept. 23. Among other things, Federal Aviation Administrator Randy Babbitt noted that "as a result of [the industry-wide call to... Read More »
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September 26, 2005
From Aviation Today
Note the broad mix of actions dealing with structural, engine, fuel, electrical and safety of exit doors. Note also the non-airplane related but nonetheless important actions concerning the sevice difficulty report (SDR) system, false statements regarding parts going in airplanes, and the... Read More »
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August 1, 2005
From Aviation Today
Action & Date Posted on Federal Register July 12 Policy statement FR Doc 05-13670 Docket No. FAA-2004-17681 Shared responsibility for addressing airworthiness Summary of Situation Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) issues a policy statement for addressing airworthiness of transport airplanes... Read More »
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October 1, 2008
From Rotor & Wing
Important tools for flight safety, NVGs broader application is impeded by varying and confusing FAA rules on their installation and use. Although night-vision goggles (NVGs) are becoming commonplace in emergency medical services and law enforcement operations, and the FAA says it encourages their... Read More »
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September 1, 2004
From Avionics Today
A little more than a year ago, in June 2003, Russell Chew became a pioneer in the annals of U.S. aviation history by becoming the first chief operating officer (COO) of the Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA's) newly formed Air Traffic Organization (ATO). It has been an eventful year. Chew was... Read More »
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September 1, 2013
From Avionics Today
Despite glitches to some programs and the ongoing threat of budget cuts from sequestration, NextGen is proceeding in stages toward its full implementation around 2025. Avionics Magazine interviewed prime contractors and FAA staff regarding this mammoth undertaking to eventually replace an aging... Read More »
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August 25, 2008
From Aviation Today
As the Federal Aviation Administration faces more Congressional questioning of its oversight programs, one of the alphabet soup groups has actually quantified the FAA s lack of standardization actually costs just one part of the industry. The aviation industry has long known that FAA inspectors... Read More »
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March 3, 2009
From Aviation Today
Southwest Airlines, recently named Number 7 on Fortune s Top 50 Most Admired Companies in the World, has agreed to pay a $7.5 million fine for knowingly operating Boeing 737 aircraft that lacked critical safety checks $2.5 million less than federal government air safety regulators initially... Read More »
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August 29, 2005
From Aviation Today
The general scope of activity in these actions is impressive, running the gamut from flight controls to fuel system and landing gear safety. Particular attention is called to the Aug. 18 policy initiatives regarding the safety of seats in a crash. Action & Date Posted on Federal Register Aug. 15... Read More »
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September 12, 2005
From Aviation Today
Infants and small children will continue to run the risk of being hurled from their parents arms or crushed by their parents bodies, rather than be protected in a child restraint system, because the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) argues that requiring parents to purchase a seat for their... Read More »
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June 6, 2005
From Aviation Today
Action & Date Posted on Federal Register Summary of Situation Action Date & Comments May 16 Notice of final policy FR Doc... Read More »
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March 9, 2009
From Aviation Today
Southwest Airlines has agreed to pay a $7.5 million fine for knowingly operating Boeing 737 aircraft that lacked critical safety checks -- $2.5 million less than federal government air safety regulators initially sought. The agreement reached after protracted negotiations was announced by the... Read More »
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