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February 3, 2016, 4:49 PM

Controllers Support, Airline Pilots Oppose Proposed FAA Bill

Republicans' proposal to create a separate organization to manage the nation's ATC system presents a stumbling block to FAA reauthorization.

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Jun 17, 2010 - 7:48 AM
The National Transportation Safety Board has dispatched a team of investigators this morning to assist the Transportation Safety Board of Canada with its i
Jun 17, 2010 - 6:19 AM
The first Boeing 787 Dreamliner powered by General Electric GEnx-1B engines–ZA005–completed its first flight at 6:29 p.m.
Jun 15, 2010 - 7:12 AM
Boeing announced yesterday that it received expanded type inspection authorization (TIA) from the FAA for the <link news/single-news-page/article/boeing-as
Jun 15, 2010 - 7:01 AM
Boeing will raise production yet again on its 737 line, the company announced today, taking the rate from the previously announced 34 airplanes per month t
Jun 14, 2010 - 7:14 AM
Boeing has begun assembling the fuselage of the first <link news/single-news-page/article/further-delay-for-747-8-intercontinental-20437/ _blank>747-8 Inte
MTU Aero Engines has found a way to make blade tip hard-facing affordable, th...
Jun 11, 2010 - 8:32 AM
Composites and other new and expensive materials play key roles in the engines that will power new single-aisle airliners, such as the Comac C919, Bombardi
By the end of 2010, Emirates expects to have taken delivery of 15 A380s out o...
Jun 11, 2010 - 8:27 AM
Airbus COO for customers John Leahy remains optimistic, even when faced with no increase in deliveries of new aircraft in 2010; one man’s zero growth is an
Boeing's decision to retrofit new engines on the 737 could depend as much on ...
Jun 11, 2010 - 8:21 AM
Boeing's decision to <link news/single-news-page/article/talk-of-narrowbody-re-engine-prospects-intensifies-22691/ _blank>re-engine the existing 737</link>
GEnx-1B turbofans power the fifth 787 prototype. Boeing has advertised a stan...
Jun 11, 2010 - 8:14 AM
It seems Boeing hasn’t convinced everyone of the value of its standard engine interface feature on the 787 Dreamliner, which the company says allows quick
Both United and Continental hold orders for Boeing 787s. Continental recently...
Jun 11, 2010 - 8:06 AM
An analysis of the competitive effects of the <link news/single-news-page/article/time-appears-right-for-united-airlines-continental-merger-24870/ _blank>p