The new Pilot’s Bill of Rights Law has many wondering why such rights didn’t already exist, but what does it mean for pilots? More importantly, what brought it about?
Engine failure on takeoff. Yikes! David Williams teaches us how pilots deal with the frightening prospect and the training that goes into making sure everyone comes out alive.
Hank Krakowski, the head of Air Traffic Organization for the FAA, resigned Thursday following weeks of criticism over reports of sleeping air traffic controllers.
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 the controllers began to be furloughed, the national air space devolved into chaos. Flight delays topping four hours in the Northeast, […]
The USDA exterminated over 2,900 Canada geese from parks in and around New York City following the ditching of US Airways Flight 1549 in the Hudson River, according to an official report.
Airline passenger travel in the United States is expected to nearly double in the next 20 years, reaching 1.2 billion passengers per year in 2032, the FAA said in its annual forecast.
A little over two weeks after completing over 3,400 hours of flight testing, on Friday the Boeing 747-8 Freighter was deemed flightworthy and received certification from the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration and the European Aviation Safety Agency.
The FAA announced Friday the first round of contracted air traffic control towers to be closed due to sequestration, starting April 7th. Among the towers being closed is Trenton Mercer, which is just outside of Philadelphia and has recently seen Frontier expand their operations significantly. Although these airports will remain open, as approach and landing […]