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Jan 26, 2010 - 5:06 AM
More than 60 percent of business jet pilots do not use oxygen masks when required to by FAA regulations, according to a survey conducted by corporate pilot
Dec 29, 2009 - 10:43 AM
New rules governing flight- and duty-time limitations and rest requirements for Part 121 pilots are still a work in progress, according to FAA associate ad
Dec 29, 2009 - 10:35 AM
The proposed Large Aircraft Security Program (LASP), the target of <link ain-and-ainalerts/aviation-international-news/single-publication-story/browse/0/ar
Dec 29, 2009 - 10:03 AM
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has issued a notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) to establish requirements for FAA-certified repair stati
Dec 29, 2009 - 8:54 AM
The National Air Transportation Association (NATA) warned the aviation community not to dispose of fluorescent bulbs, which contain mercury, like ordinary
Dec 29, 2009 - 8:06 AM
The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) is changing its voluntary operational evaluations to mandatory operational suitability (OS) approvals for new ai
Dec 23, 2009 - 6:29 AM
The FAA finalized the industry-wide technical standard orders (TSOs) for automatic dependent surveillance-broadcast (ADS-B), the backbone of NextGen.
Dec 23, 2009 - 6:24 AM
The FAA has issued a final rule that prohibits Part 91K, 135 and 121 operators from taking off with “polished frost”–meaning frost buffed to make it smooth
Dec 23, 2009 - 5:59 AM
The comment period on the FAA’s proposed changes to Part 23 certification regulations governing very light jets (VLJs) has closed, and commenters on the pr
Dec 4, 2009 - 3:19 AM
The FAA has acknowledged that new rules governing fatigue for Part 121 pilots are still a work in progress, despite the labors of the flight- and duty-time