Aviation law

June 29, 2011 - 8:10am

The presidents of six general aviation associations have asked the head of the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) to help soften the financial impact of temporary flight restrictions (TFR) on general aviation businesses during the presidential campaign season.

June 7, 2011 - 10:10am

Six aviation associations–NBAA, AOPA, NATA, GAMA, EAA and HAI–in a joint letter asked TSA Administrator John Pistole for his agency to “work with industry to minimize the impact of temporary flight restrictions (TFR) created to support presidential travel on general aviation businesses.” The associations note that this is a continuing issue, “And we believe that we a

April 27, 2011 - 6:30am

One of the problems with the aviation rulemaking committee (ARC) process is that it gives people, and especially FAA lawyers, too much time to think. And too much thinking often leads to onerous interpretations of what seem like simple regulations.

April 27, 2011 - 5:55am

The FAA released an Information for Operators (InFO) bulletin about safety management systems (SMS) for general aviation (Parts 91 and 125) operators.

January 27, 2011 - 8:30am

The Aeronautical Repair Station Association is taking the FAA’s Future of Aviation Advisory Committee (FAAC) to task over comments made during committee discussions.

January 12, 2011 - 9:41am

The Aeronautical Repair Station Association (ARSA) recently sent a letter to the FAA’s Future of Aviation Advisory Committee (FAAC) taking it to task for misrepresentations regarding repair stations. “When the Department of Transportation formed the FAAC it brought together individuals from what it thinks of as the aviation powerhouses: the airlines, unions, some major corporations and a few academics.

December 29, 2010 - 6:10am

Jan. 5, 2011:
Safety Systems for
Part 139 Certified Airports

December 23, 2010 - 8:48am

The European Business Aviation Association (EBAA) is leading fresh industry demands for a clampdown on illegal charter activity. The campaign wants to make charter customers more aware of the risks they run by flying in aircraft not operated under commercial aircraft operating certificates (AOCs). It also wants authorities to be more aggressive in catching those operating illegally.

October 18, 2010 - 2:32pm

Baldwin Aviation of Hilton Head Island, S.C., a developer of flight department safety management systems (SMS), introduced a Web-based program, SMSlite, at the NBAA Convention. The program is designed for operators that have already met the registration requirements for International Standard for Business Aviation Organizations (IS-BAO).

September 22, 2010 - 6:12am

Doug Larson, a graduate researcher at the University of Minnesota, is conducting a survey of maintenance technicians “to look at the experience and education of aviation maintenance instructors and see what it tells us about the job of educating maintenance technicians.” He is asking all aircraft maintenance instructors to take a 15-minute anonymous online survey

 
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