Social Issues

May 1, 2007 - 5:46 AM
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is partnering with the FAA to provide veterans with disabilities on-the-job training as air traffic controllers or
Apr 30, 2007 - 6:29 AM
The chairman of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee has called for a hearing later this spring on falsified medical certificates after th
Mar 28, 2007 - 6:57 AM
Jean Ross Howard Phelan, a pioneering airplane and helicopter pilot, died early last month at the age of 87.
Mar 28, 2007 - 6:22 AM
The FAA has mailed out invitations to participate in its 2006 General Aviation and Part 135 Activity Survey.
Feb 1, 2007 - 7:24 AM
The minimum percentage rate for substance-abuse testing for next year will remain at 25 percent of covered aviation employees for random drug testing and 1
Jan 31, 2007 - 11:40 AM
Proposed amendments were adopted to clarify the FAA’s anti-drug and alcohol-misuse regulations pertaining to testing requirements; reasonable cause for tes
Jan 31, 2007 - 9:57 AM
The survey, with a base of more than 675 flight departments, presents a set of baseline data broken down by characteristics of the flight department and th
Jan 29, 2007 - 6:39 AM
The FAA has finally released its study of Part 135 air-taxi operators, mandated by Congress more than four years ago in the Aviation Investment and Reform
Jan 19, 2007 - 9:58 AM
Under an FAA cost-cutting proposal, certain ILS approaches, localizer-type directional aids, microwave landing systems and nondirectional beacons at some 2
Dec 21, 2006 - 11:13 AM
The New York State Assembly didn’t follow the Senate’s lead and pass legislation that would exempt Part 91 aircraft from sales and use taxes.