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FAA warns airlines of “miscalculation or misidentification” risk over Persian Gulf

FAA warns airlines of “miscalculation or misidentification” risk over Persian Gulf

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 18, 2019 16:45 0

In a chilling reminder of the downing of Iran Air flight 655 by a US missile, an FAA notice said civilian aircraft flying over the ... Read More

FAA announces changes for recreational drones

FAA announces changes for recreational drones

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 16, 2019 22:02 0

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is implementing changes for recreational drone flyers mandated by Congress in the FAA Reauthorization Act of 2018. While recreational flyers ... Read More

Shocking: Aviation law firms react to US House Transportation Committee hearing on Boeing 737-8 MAX

Shocking: Aviation law firms react to US House Transportation Committee hearing on Boeing 737-8 MAX

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 16, 2019 01:55 0

Justin Green, military-trained pilot and partner at law firm Kreindler & Kreindler LLP, reacted to today's U.S. House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure hearing on ... Read More

Passenger Safety: Boeing puts pressure on FAA to get Boeing 737MAX flying and worry later

Passenger Safety: Boeing puts pressure on FAA to get Boeing 737MAX flying and worry later

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 16, 2019 00:08 0

Airlines are desperate getting their fleet of Boeing 737 MAX flying again. The recertification process of the 737 MAX will require regaining the confidence of ... Read More

48 million Americans would skip a credit card payment over a vacation

48 million Americans would skip a credit card payment over a vacation

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 15, 2019 20:20 0

48 million Americans say they would skip a credit card payment before they’d skip a vacation, according a new survey published today. Survey Key Findings: ... Read More

US Transportation Secretary announces $779 million in funding for airport infrastructure

US Transportation Secretary announces $779 million in funding for airport infrastructure

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 15, 2019 20:19 0

US Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao today announced the intent to award $779 million in supplemental funding for infrastructure grants to 127 airports in all ... Read More

Hudson River takes on another air crash

Hudson River takes on another air crash

editor editor- May 15, 2019 20:04 0

The Hudson River in New York has witnessed another aviation crash – this time a helicopter. The chopper crashed at approximately 2:30 pm today, Wednesday, ... Read More

US Travel Warning: Leave Iraq or prepare for funeral

US Travel Warning: Leave Iraq or prepare for funeral

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 15, 2019 08:08 0

Today the U.S. Embassy and Consulate in Baghdad ordered a partial evacuation of their American staff.  In the meantime, the travel warning for Americans wanting ... Read More

Reforms needed at US airliners: Air travel delays

Reforms needed at US airliners: Air travel delays

editor editor- May 14, 2019 22:41 0

Most major US airports experience flight disruptions on a daily basis, with Chicago O'Hare International Airport leading the pack. Within the top 10 airports in ... Read More

U.S. Transportation Secretary announces Lithium Battery Safety Advisory Committee

U.S. Transportation Secretary announces Lithium Battery Safety Advisory Committee

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 10, 2019 01:05 0

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) today announced that it is soliciting nominees for a new Lithium Battery Safety ... Read More

FAA on airport drone detection systems

FAA on airport drone detection systems

editor editor- May 9, 2019 01:57 0

In order to support the safe integration of UAS detection systems into the airport environment, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) provided important information and continues ... Read More

Two federal wrongful death lawsuits filed against Boeing

Two federal wrongful death lawsuits filed against Boeing

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 4, 2019 17:15 0

Two federal wrongful death lawsuits were filed on May 2 in Chicago, IL by the law firm Kreindler & Kreindler LLP, along with co-counsel Power ... Read More

FAA: Air traffic controllers wanted!

FAA: Air traffic controllers wanted!

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 4, 2019 15:58 0

If you are an experienced air traffic controller who would like to join the FAA’s ranks, the agency is now accepting applications nationwide beginning May ... Read More

FAA 2019 aerospace forecast

FAA 2019 aerospace forecast

editor editor- May 1, 2019 22:11 0

The FAA forecasts U.S. airline enplanements (passengers) will increase from 743.9 million in 2017 to 780.8 million in 2018, a 5.0 percent increase. All safety, ... Read More

FAA frenzied, secretive rush to re-certify Boeing 737 MAX aircraft

FAA frenzied, secretive rush to re-certify Boeing 737 MAX aircraft

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 1, 2019 19:04 0

Ethiopian Airlines and Lions Air crash, American Airlines shutting up whistleblowers, loose debris damaging the wiring at a Boeing 787 factory, economic loss claimed not to ... Read More

FAA issues travel advisory for Venezuela

FAA issues travel advisory for Venezuela

editor editor- May 1, 2019 01:33 1

The United States Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has issued a travel advisory for the territory and airspace of Venezuela due to increasing political instability and ... Read More

“Foreign object” damaging wiring: Boeing whistleblowers report new issue with 737 Max

“Foreign object” damaging wiring: Boeing whistleblowers report new issue with 737 Max

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 29, 2019 17:03 0

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is reportedly considering an entirely new angle on its investigation into Boeing’s 737 Max line of jets after a company ... Read More

JetBlue announces year-round service between Newark and Barbados

JetBlue announces year-round service between Newark and Barbados

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 25, 2019 17:55 0

Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc. (BTMI) and JetBlue announced the expansion of JetBlue’s seasonal weekly service on Saturdays to year-round service between Newark Liberty International Airport ... Read More

Pratt & Whitney-powered Airbus A319neo makes maiden flight

Pratt & Whitney-powered Airbus A319neo makes maiden flight

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 25, 2019 15:19 0

The last of the A320neo variants, an Airbus A319neo test aircraft has completed its maiden flight powered by Pratt & Whitney GTF engines for the ... Read More

FAA awards first air carrier certification to commercial drone delivery firm

FAA awards first air carrier certification to commercial drone delivery firm

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 23, 2019 22:49 0

U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao today announced the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) awarded the first air carrier certification to a drone delivery ... Read More

Tour helicopter crash lands in Oahu’s Sacred Falls Valley

Tour helicopter crash lands in Oahu’s Sacred Falls Valley

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 16, 2019 23:49 0

Honolulu rescuers have received a call of a downed tour helicopter shortly after 11:30 Tuesday morning. Six units including the Honolulu Fire Department’s Air 1 ... Read More

The best way to stop laser strikes on aircraft

The best way to stop laser strikes on aircraft

editor editor- April 12, 2019 02:07 0

Pointing a laser at an aircraft can temporarily blind a pilot, and it is a federal crime carrying fines up to US$250,000 or up to ... Read More

FAA provides aviation careers to people with disabilities

FAA provides aviation careers to people with disabilities

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 11, 2019 22:08 0

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) today announced a pilot program to help prepare people with disabilities for careers in air traffic operations. A key focus ... Read More

FAA issues emergency order: US Civil aviation for Libya

FAA issues emergency order: US Civil aviation for Libya

editor editor- April 6, 2019 19:48 0

The FAA is concerned about increased tensions associated with the current conflict for control of the capital, Tripoli. Libya National Army (LNA) forces have begun ... Read More

FAA: New video on the growing field of commercial space travel

FAA: New video on the growing field of commercial space travel

editor editor- April 6, 2019 00:43 0

More and more U.S. citizens and companies want to know about the exciting and growing field of commercial space transportation. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) ... Read More

Ethiopian Airlines has a statement on preliminary crash report

Ethiopian Airlines has a statement on preliminary crash report

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 4, 2019 15:06 0

Ethiopian Airlines had a tragic year so far, but it appears without fault to the carrier. The preliminary report about ET 302 crash on March ... Read More

Xtra Aerospace in Florida also responsible for Boeing 737 Max crash?

Xtra Aerospace in Florida also responsible for Boeing 737 Max crash?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 3, 2019 04:59 0

Our purpose is to ensure each flight is safe and cost-effective every day. This is the message on the Xtra Aerospace website. The Xtra Aerospace ... Read More

American Airlines makes emergency landing with bloodied windshield

American Airlines makes emergency landing with bloodied windshield

editor editor- April 1, 2019 19:43 0

On a morning American Airlines flight #2163 from Logan Airport in Boston, Massachusetts, to LaGuardia airport in New York, the aircraft had to make an ... Read More

FAA Cairo Advisory: Avoid flying into, out of and over the Sinai Peninsula

FAA Cairo Advisory: Avoid flying into, out of and over the Sinai Peninsula

editor editor- March 30, 2019 19:24 0

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has issued an advisory for flight operations in Cairo in the Sinai Peninsula area due to potential extremist and militant ... Read More

Confirmed: Auto anti-stall system on before Ethiopian Max jet crash

Confirmed: Auto anti-stall system on before Ethiopian Max jet crash

editor editor- March 29, 2019 18:46 0

It has been confirmed that investigators have determined the automatic anti-stall system as activated before the Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 Max jet crash. This initial ... Read More

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