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U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood announced during the week that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has selected a team of universities to lead a new Air Transportation Center of Excellence (COE) for general aviation. The COE will focus research and testing efforts on safety, accessibility and sustainability to enhance the future of general aviation.
Federal Aviation Administration Announces Plans for Industry Working Group to Study Portable Electronics Usage
Given the widespread consumer use of portable electronic devices (PEDs), the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is forming a government-industry group to study the current PED policies and procedures aircraft operators use to determine when these devices can be used safely during flight.
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is proposing a $395,850 civil penalty against US Airways Inc., of Tempe, Ariz., for allegedly violating U.S. Department of Transportation Hazardous Materials Regulations.
Federal Aviation Administration Asks for Public Input on the Selection Process for Six Unmanned Aircraft System Test Sites
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has asked for public input on the agency’s selection process for six unmanned aircraft system (UAS) test sites. Once the pilot program is established, the agency expects it will provide valuable data to help the FAA safely and efficiently integrate UAS into the same airspace with manned airplanes.
Federal Aviation Administration Breaks Ground for a New $16.4m State-of-the-art Airport Traffic Control Tower At Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) broke ground this week for a new $16.4 million, state-of-the-art airport traffic control tower at Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport. The new tower, equipped with the latest radar, communications and weather technology, will enable air traffic controllers to continue to provide the safest, most efficient service to flights at the busy [...]
U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood and Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Acting Administrator Michael Huerta has announced a sweeping final rule that overhauls commercial passenger airline pilot scheduling to ensure pilots have a longer opportunity for rest before they enter the cockpit.
Federal Aviation Administration Chief Randy Babbitt Quits Following Arrest Over the Weekend on Charges of Drunken Driving
Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) administrator Randy Babbitt has resigned as head of the Federal Aviation Administration following his arrest over the weekend on charges of drunken driving.
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announced that, effective immediately, general aviation or on-demand charter aircraft owners or operators seeking to keep their aircraft’s registration number from being displayed over public data systems during flight no longer need to submit a Certified Security Concern to the FAA.