With the Government Accountability Office (GAO) reviewing the lack of standardization in how FAA field inspectors interpret and apply requirements on regulated entities, the National Air Transportation Association (NATA) has begun surveying its membership on their experiences with the various agency offices.
Flight Standards District Office
The following is a list of steps operators will need to complete to gain RVSM approval.
The inspector general of the DOT has recommended that the FAA take disciplinary action against two Kansas City FSDO officials whose “unwarranted” actions against the pilot of a Cessna CitationJet may have contributed to his fatal crash more than three years ago.
“November 12345, ATC would like you to call this number...” Pulse picking up yet? Patrick Bailey, a Santa Monica, Calif. attorney, recently prepared a presentation on “What to do if the FAA calls or writes,” and for pilots it makes sobering reading.
The Professional Aviation Maintenance Association (PAMA) is asking the entire aviation community to call their Congressional representatives and ask for their support of House Resolution 586 (108th Congress).
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