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February 13, 2017, 6:46 PM

NBAA Petitions Court To Review SMO Shutdown Agreement

Despite the FAA's agreement to allow Santa Monica Airport to be closed in 2028, NBAA and others are fighting to keep the airport open.

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SMO
Feb 13, 2017 - 6:46 PM
Despite the FAA's agreement to allow Santa Monica Airport to be closed in 2028, NBAA and others are fighting to keep the airport open.
Feb 6, 2017 - 11:45 AM
The new chauffeurs will work in San Francisco, New York, Boston, Fort Lauderdale, Chicago and Los Angeles.
JN-4 Jenny
Feb 2, 2017 - 3:54 AM
Do we truly need all FAA regulations, or have some run their course?
SMO
Jan 29, 2017 - 8:14 PM
Under an agreement between the FAA and the city of Santa Monica, the city's airport will be closed permanently at the end of 2028.
Jan 11, 2017 - 11:30 AM
China Air Shuttle will begin to take deliveries in the second quarter and then distribute the Piper Archers to flight schools and genav outfits in China.
Jan 10, 2017 - 11:47 AM
The FAA had determined that pilots who solicit passengers using the website are “common carriers” and subject to commercial transportation requirements.
SMO
Jan 5, 2017 - 11:03 AM
The amicus brief raises the question of whether the FAA is allowed to retroactively change the rules regarding grant agreements.
Guardian
Jan 4, 2017 - 6:18 PM
The Guardian Avionics cigarette lighter power port can be installed by an A&P mechanic as a minor alteration.
Jan 4, 2017 - 12:36 PM
Will flight-sharing ever take off in the U.S., or will the Supreme Court quash such efforts?
Cessna Skyhawk with AOA system
Dec 30, 2016 - 2:37 AM
The Safe Flight angle-of-attack system is standard on all new Skyhawks and optional on the 182 and 206 models.