In a letter sent last month to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the National Air Transportation Association and several other trade groups requested a six-month extension of the compliance deadline of the rules for amending fuel spill-prevention and control plans and an additional six
The pilot, the sole person aboard, was killed October 9 in the crash of a Tri-state Emergency Systems Agusta A109 (N7YL) about five miles from the airport moments after it was cleared for the ILS approach to Bradford Regional Airport in Pennsylvania.
Republican lawmakers have taken steps to shelve new tax rules in the 2005 Highway Bill designed to discourage truckers from using jet fuel to avoid higher taxes on diesel fuel. Sens. Ted Stevens (R-Alaska) and Conrad Burns (R-Mont.) and Rep. Robin Hayes (R-N.C.) sent letters to U.S.
Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6-21 engines will power the Evektor EV-55, a 10-seat unpressurized twin turboprop under development. The Czech Republic-made STOL aircraft is scheduled to receive FAA/EASA certification by the end of 2008.
New rules will require transport aircraft manufactured after Oct. 27, 2009, and used in Part 121 major carrier and regional airline operations to meet more stringent crashworthiness standards for passenger and flight attendant seats.
Part 135 operators and management entities will be affected by a proposed policy guidance involving wet leases, an arrangement in which an air carrier can lease an aircraft and crew from an individual or entity if it is also authorized to engage in common carriage.
The FAA’s top-level Joint Resources Council (JRC) has called for the estimated cost of a nationwide, GPS-based, automatic dependent surveillance-broadcast (ADS-B) network, according to unofficial reports at a recent GNSS conference.
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