Regulations and Government
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Lawmakers turned to same procedure that was used to secure House vote on general aviation product liability more than 20 years ago.
London-based BBA Aviation will limit ownership of the Landmark charter and aircraft management business to a non-controlling stake to satisfy U.S. regs.
Industry believes new approach will foster collaboration, data sharing and safety.
The $1.9 million fine, which eclipsed the previous record of $19,000, was levied against Chicago-based aerial photographer SkyPan International.
Fans 1/A upgrade can be done “with minimal downtime and cost,” during either a scheduled or nonscheduled maintenance event.
Falcon 7X, Gulfstream IV and Challenger 850 now allowed. Tougher noise limits exclude older types.
Regulatory deadlines approaching in the coming months
$5.6 million facility will be adaptable to future workloads, technologies and operational needs.
Temporary funding sets up another potential showdown in December.
By not issuing reasonable rules for drones, the FAA is making their operators comfortable with not having to follow any rules.