December 1, 2011 - 2:20pm
The debate about whether commercial pilots update databases might be moot, as se

The FAA is seeking comments on a proposed rule change that will allow pilots flying under commercial operating regulations to update navigation system databases, an action currently allowed only for Part 91 pilots. Comments on the notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) are due December 19. (See Docket No.

October 12, 2011 - 3:59pm

The wide-cabin Gulfstream G650 is expected to obtain provisional certification by year-end, the Savannah, Ga.-based aircraft manufacturer said this week at the NBAA Convention in Las Vegas. According to Gulfstream, tests of the G650’s fly-by-wire system, engine inlet compatibility and operation in hot weather, among others, have recently been completed.

October 11, 2011 - 6:09pm

Bell Helicopter announced yesterday at the NBAA Convention that it received FAA certification for its new $2.865 million, single-engine 407GX, which is equipped with

October 6, 2011 - 5:10pm

The FAA faces significant challenges in achieving the vision of the Next Generation Air Transportation System (NextGen), government and industry panelists told the House aviation subcommittee yesterday.