Federal Aviation Administration

Aug 19, 2014 - 3:20 PM
The FAA’s interpretation is that flight-sharing websites are holding out transportation services, something that private operators cannot do.
Aug 14, 2014 - 3:20 PM
FAA acknowledges “that the evolution of Parts 27 and 29 has not kept pace with technology and the capability of rotorcraft produced currently.”
Aug 13, 2014 - 10:55 AM
Under new rules, one strike and you’re out in the MRO business.
Aug 12, 2014 - 2:40 PM
In the complaint, Boston Executive Helicopters said the airport’s actions “were clearly done to prevent” it from building an FBO.
Aug 8, 2014 - 2:26 PM
The latest Notam succeeds succeeds the agency’s earlier guidance, which prohibited flights over Iraq at or below 30,000 feet.
Aug 7, 2014 - 2:35 PM
Commenters indicated a substantial interest in revising and restructuring the certification standards, prompting the FAA review.
Aug 6, 2014 - 11:40 AM
An improperly installed chin bubble window separated in flight.
AirPooler provides a platform on which pilots can list flights they plan to make and individuals can sign up to occupy a seat on those flights and share expenses. Pilots are not allowed to list flights in an effort to attract passengers. AirPooler handles all the payments and charges an administrative fee, and pilots must also pay part of the expenses for any AirPooler flight.
Aug 6, 2014 - 12:25 AM
The AirPooler ride-sharing system is waiting for FAA input before re-opening its service to passengers who want to share expenses on GA flights.