United States administrative law

December 29, 2009 - 10:43am

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 administrator for aviation safety Margaret Gilligan, who testified at a hearing before the Senate aviation subcommittee early last month.

December 28, 2009 - 9:07am

While the business aviation community may have been hoping that the Transportation Security Administration’s controversial Large Aircraft Security Program (LASP) would go away, Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano testified last month that the TSA plans to issue a supplemental notice of proposed rulemaking (SNPRM) “before the end of 2010.”

December 4, 2009 - 3:19am

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 limitations and rest requirements aviation rulemaking committee (ARC) chartered by FAA Administrator Randy Babbitt in June.

December 2, 2009 - 10:12am

After the Transportation Security Administration issued a notice of proposed rulemaking for FAA-certified Part 145 repair station security on November 17, comments from those affected started accumulating in the public docket.

November 24, 2009 - 3:40am

The TSA on November 17 released a notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) to strengthen aircraft repair station security. The proposed regulation has been
in the works since 2003, when Congress ordered the agency to develop security requirements for repair facilities. The proposed regulation would require FAA-

November 18, 2009 - 8:50am

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) yesterday released a Notice of Proposed Rule Making (NPRM) to strengthen aircraft repair station security.

October 14, 2009 - 11:56am

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) expects to issue a supplemental notice of proposed rulemaking for the Large Aircraft Security Program (LASP) early next year. It will incorporate feedback from pilots, airport officials and others received during the rulemaking’s initial public comment period in late 2008.

October 14, 2009 - 7:32am

In the wake of the crash of Colgan Air Flight 3407 in February, how are safety programs and pilot hiring, training and testing practices being improved?

September 30, 2009 - 6:02am

The FAA has issued a notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) that will attempt to close some loopholes in the Part 23 regulations under which light jets and other airplanes are certified. The NPRM is open for comments until November 16, and the easiest way to view the proposal is to search the term “Docket No. FAA–2009–0738” at www.regulations.gov.

September 23, 2009 - 11:12am

The FAA has issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking for an Airworthiness Directive (AD) based upon Twin Commander Service Bulletin SB237.

 
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