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Fly Safe: Prevent Loss of Control Accidents

April 25, 2018

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the general aviation (GA) community’s national #FlySafe campaign helps educate GA pilots about the best practices to calculate and predict aircraft performance and to operate within established aircraft limitations. A Loss of Control (LOC) accident involves an unintended departure of an aircraft from controlled flight. LOC can happen when… Read More ›

FAA Proposes $218,700 Civil Penalty Against Resorts World Companies for Allegedly Conducting Unauthorized Air Carrier Operations

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) proposes a $218,700 civil penalty against Resorts World Aviation and Resorts World Bimini for allegedly flying passengers without an FAA air carrier certificate or with pilots who had not been trained and checked for commercial operations. The FAA alleges that Resorts World Aviation provided Resorts World… Read More ›

FAA to Allow Airlines to Expand Use of Personal Electronics.

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Administrator Michael Huerta today announced that the FAA has determined that airlines can safely expand passenger use of Portable Electronic Devices (PEDs) during all phases of flight, and is immediately providing the airlines with implementation guidance. Due to differences among fleets and operations, the implementation will… Read More ›

U.S. Transportation Secretary Foxx Announces $10 million Grant for Chicago O’Hare Airport.

  U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx today announced a $10 million Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Airport Improvement Program (AIP) grant for improvements to Taxiway LL at O’Hare International Airport.   “Safety is our top priority and the Obama Administration is committed to transportation investments like the O’Hare taxiway project that will enhance safety and help… Read More ›

U.S. Aviation Industry, FAA Share Safety Information with NTSB to Help Prevent Accidents.

The Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), airlines and aviation labor unions today announced a partnership with the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) to share summarized safety information that could help prevent accidents. The information, shared through an initiative called the Aviation Safety Information Analysis and Sharing (ASIAS) Executive Board, will help the NTSB… Read More ›

FAA Upgrades Israel’s Aviation Safety Rating to Category 1.

  The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announced that Israel complies with international safety standards set by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), based on the results of an October FAA review of Israel’s civil aviation authority.   Israel is now upgraded to Category 1 from the Category 2 safety rating the… Read More ›

Commercial Space Flight Lifting Off.

    The opportunity to travel into space may be here sooner than many people thought according to a study the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and Space Florida released today.  Based on a market forecast for reusable suborbital rockets, more than 10,000 commercial opportunities may be available in the next decade for a person to… Read More ›

Press Release – FAA Proposes $180,000 Civil Penalty Against Evergreen International Airlines.

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is proposing a civil penalty of $180,000 against Evergreen International Airlines, Inc, of McMinnville, Ore., for allegedly operating aircraft on seven flights in 2009 when the pilots on those flights had not been trained in accordance with the airline’s approved training program. The FAA alleged Evergreen failed to conduct the… Read More ›

FAA Proposes $1 Million in Civil Penalties Against Pinnacle Airlines.

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is proposing $1,042,500 in civil penalties against Pinnacle Airlines, Inc., of Memphis, Tenn., for allegedly operating two aircraft on a combined 63 flights when they were not in compliance with Federal Aviation Regulations. The FAA alleges Pinnacle operated a Canadair Regional Jet on 23 flights between April 30 and May… Read More ›

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