Posts Tagged ‘FAA’
 

 

BREAKING: Boeing 787-9 Earns FAA, EASA Certification

Boeing’s newest offering in the 787 family received certification from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA).
by Ken McQuillan
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Laser Attacks on Aircraft a Rapidly Growing Concern

Laser attacks on aircraft are on the rise. To combat this problem, the FAA and FBI have taken strong steps to find and prosecute those guilty of pointing lasers at aircraft.
by Gabe Andino
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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
 

 
 
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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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