Posts Tagged ‘FAA’
 

 

COMMENTARY: NTSB Briefing on Asiana 214

The San Francisco crash of Asiana 214 during perfect VMC conditions (but with the ILS out of service) has prompted many questions. The answers have prompted many more questions about why the Boeing 777 was allowed to crash at all.
by Eric Auxier
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FAA to Allow Use of Personal Electronic Devices Below 10,000 Feet

A working committee from the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration on Thursday officially recommended allowing the use of personal electronic devices onboard aircraft below 10,000 feet. Some airlines are already racing to allow ...
by Stephen Weisbrot
 

 
 
Construction workers examine blueprints inside the new Sky Club.

The Long Term Effects of The “Reducing Flight Delays Act of 2013”

When the federal government enacted its sequestration plan, it hit the Federal Aviation Administration in several ways; The closing of many contracted control towers, as well as the furloughing of air traffic controllers. When ...
by Jason Rabinowitz
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‘The Daily Show’ Explains Why Congress Worked Together To End FAA Furloughs

Typically, it takes months for Congress to come to any sort of meaningful bipartisan decision. Last week, however, Congress managed to fix the FAA furloughs in a matter of days. Why? ‘The Daily Show’ takes a look. T...
by Jason Rabinowitz
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FAA cut backs due to sequestration had resulted in the furloughing of ATC employees, causing massive delays throughout the country.

Sequestration And You- How To Avoid The Delays

So, your elected officials can't do their job properly, but you already knew that. With an all time low approval rating, our lovely congress has failed to stop automatic spending cuts, and those cuts are hitting the FAA hard.
by Jason Rabinowitz
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