WASHINGTON, D.C. – As the July 4 holiday approaches, the Federal Aviation Administration is reminding residents and visitors to Washington, D.C. that the city and surrounding communities are a “No Drone Zone.”
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February 5th, 2014 by admin, Comments Off on FAA Measure Could Improve Safety in Thousands of Aircraft
WASHINGTON – The Federal Aviation Administration today took an important step to help improve safety in small aircraft by simplifying design approval requirements for a cockpit instrument called an angle of attack indicator.
January 17th, 2014 by admin, Comments Off on FAA Alleges Charter Carrier Flew With Unqualified Flight Crews
NEW YORK – The Federal Aviation Administration is proposing a $150,000 civil penalty against Talon Air, Inc., of Farmingdale, New York, for allegedly violating Federal Aviation Regulations by allowing four pilots to fly without proper training or examinations.
December 30th, 2013 by admin, Comments Off on FAA Selects Unmanned Aircraft Systems Research and Test Sites
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Federal Aviation Administration today announced the selection of the six public entities that will develop unmanned aircraft systems research and test sites around the country.
April 24th, 2013 by admin, Comments Off on UPS Faces $4 Million in Fines
WASHINGTON D.C. – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration has proposed a $4 million civil penalty against United Parcel Service of Louisville, Ky., for allegedly maintaining four cargo aircraft improperly
November 28th, 2012 by admin, Comments Off on NTSB Issues Recommendations to Detect and Suppress Air Cargo Fires
WASHINGTON – The National Transportation Safety Board today issued three recommendations to reduce the impact of in-flight fires aboard cargo airplanes, saying current fire protection regulations are inadequate.
August 27th, 2012 by admin, Comments Off on Deteriorated Parts Allowed Flutter Which Led to Fatal Crash at 2011 Reno Air Races
WASHINGTON – The National Transportation Safety Board determined today that deteriorated locknut inserts found in the highly modified North American P-51D airplane that crashed during the 2011 National Championship Air Races in Reno, Nevada, allowed the trim tab attachment screws to become loose, and even initiated fatigue cracking in one screw.
August 8th, 2012 by admin, Comments Off on Horizon Air Slapped With One Million Dollar Fine
SEATTLE – The Federal Aviation Administration has proposed a civil penalty of $1,005,000 against Horizon Air of Seattle, for allegedly operating 22 Bombardier DHC-8-402 turboprop airliners on more than 186,000 revenue flights when they were not in compliance with Federal Aviation Regulations.
April 20th, 2011 by admin, Comments Off on NTSB Investigating Loss of Separation Involving Aircraft Carrying Michelle Obama
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The National Transportation Safety Board has opened an investigation into an air traffic control incident on Monday in which the airplane carrying First Lady Michelle Obama aborted a landing attempt at Andrews Air Force Base
April 14th, 2011 by admin, Comments Off on The FAA Announces Additional Staffing at 27 Control Towers
WASHINGTON – Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood and Federal Aviation Administration Administrator Randy Babbitt announced today that effective immediately the FAA will place an additional air traffic controller on the midnight shift at 27 control towers around the country that are currently staffed with only one controller during that time.