AIN: FAA Proposes AD for ACSS TcasThe FAA has issued a proposed Airworthiness Directive on Aviation Communication & Surveillance Systems (ACSS) Tcas units, which will require operators to upgrade their….
AVWEB: The traffic alert and collision avoidance systems used in thousands of aircraft need to be upgraded, the FAA said this week, to prevent them from missing targets in high-density areas…..
AOPA: A federal panel has suggested that the government invest in equipping airplane cockpits for the next generation of air traffic control systems. The Future of Aviation Advisory Committee also….
AOPA: Rep. Mica prepares to lead House’s largest committeeU.S. Rep. John Mica, R-Fla., will take the reins of the House Transportation Committee in January. The committee is the largest in….
AVWEB: REPORT: AUTOMATION ERODES PILOT SKILLSReliance on automated systems may be eroding the flying skills of pilots, contributing to about 60 percent of the accidents reviewed by an FAA research….
SUMMARY: The FAA has issued a policy which is intended to clarify the definition of ”Actively Engaged” for purposes of issuing and renewing the A & P Inspector Authorization.[Federal Register] ….
AOPA questions benefit of new ADS-B ruleA new FAA rule requiring the use of Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast equipment has raised concern among aviation groups. The regulation calls for operators to….
AOPA: FAA awards more than $4 Billion in NextGen contracts: The FAA announced one of its largest-ever contract awards, up to $4.4 billion for early-stage implementation of the NextGen air traffic….
AOPA: The FAA on May 27 published its final rule mandating what owners will be required to have on board their aircraft in order to operate in the new satellite-based….
DALLAS MORNING STAR: FAA chief says air traffic upgrades are on their wayFAA Administration Randy Babbitt was interviewed about the progress of NextGen technology and it’s ramifications for airlines and….