Category Archives: Commercial Aviation

BTS Statistics Release: January 2016 Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI)

BTS 14-16 Wednesday, March 9, 2016 Contact: Dave Smallen Tel: 202-366-5568 Embargoed until Wednesday, March 9, 2016, 11:30 a.m. EST BTS Statistics Release: January 2016 Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI) The Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI), which is based on..

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Sikorsky Recognizes Bristow for Outstanding S-92 Helicopter Rescue Accomplishments

LOUISVILLE, Kentucky, March 2, 2016 – Sikorsky recognized Bristow Helicopters today for its critical role in safely evacuating hundreds of workers with S-92® helicopters from six oil platforms in the North Sea on Dec. 31, 2015. Sikorsky President Dan Schultz..

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FAA Proposes Rule to Overhaul Safety Certification Standards

Date: March 9, 2016 Contact: Alison Duquette or Les Dorr Phone: (202) 267-3883 WASHINGTON – FAA Proposes Rule to Overhaul Safety Certification Standards for Small Airplanes. The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) today proposed a rule that..

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U.S. Transportation Secretary Foxx Announces the Solicitation of Applications for the University Transportation Centers Program

DOT 20-16 Tuesday, March 1, 2016 Contact: Nancy Wilochka Tel.: (202) 366-5128   U.S. Transportation Secretary Foxx Announces the Solicitation of Applications for the University Transportation Centers Program Calls on universities across the country to innovate and think big  ..

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FAA Administrator Michael Heurta Visits Singapore

FAA Administrator Michael Heurta Visits Singapore – Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Administrator Michael Huerta today signed a milestone Maintenance Implementation Procedures (MIP) agreement with the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS). He is visiting the Singapore Air Show and meeting..

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Airbus Perlan 2 Glider in Space

Written by Meredith Carey February 08, 2016, Conde Nast Traveler Airbus Perlan 2 Glider in Space Airbus joins Virgin Galactic and Space X in the next-gen space race. Airbus is at it again. For a company that files patents constantly for..

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Secretary Anthony Foxx Unveils $98.1 billion FY 2017 Budget Proposal to Expand Safe, Clean Transportation Programs

U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx Unveils $98.1 billion FY 2017 Budget Proposal to Expand Safe, Clean Transportation Options for More Communities Across the Country WASHINGTON – U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx today announced President Obama’s $98.1 billion Fiscal Year 2017..

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FAA Urges Airlines to Assess Lithium Battery Risks

FAA Urges Airlines to Assess Lithium Battery Risks February 9- The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) today issued a safety alert to U.S. and foreign commercial passenger and cargo airlines, urging them to conduct a safety risk assessment to manage the..

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New FAA video explains that the Super Bowl is a No Drone Zone

The Federal Aviation Administration is launching a new public service announcement to let people know the airspace around Levi’s Stadium is a No Drone Zone during the Super Bowl.   Temporary Flight Restrictions will prohibit certain aircraft operations, including unmanned aircraft..

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WATS Conference 2016, Plus 2015 Highlights

AQT Solutions is proud to be exhibiting ATMS (Advanced Training Management System) for the 16th year in a row at WATS 2016, the World Aviation Training Conference and Tradeshow, April 18-21. WATS is the world’s largest and best conference for military..

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CAE Wins $350M in Aviation Training Contracts

Client Spotlight: CAE Wins $350M in Aviation Training Contracts Posted on Monday 1st February 2016 | Commercial Aviation CAE has announced a series of contracts, including the sale of nine full flight simulators to airlines globally, as well as commercial and business..

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Happy 50th Anniversary DOT Department of Transportation!

Happy 50th Anniversary DOT Department of Transportation! USDOT 50th Anniversary Announcement from DOT Secretary Anthony Foxx Celebrating a legacy of promoting and implementing safety, opportunity and innovation since 1966. The DOT is a critical part of our nation’s highway, air,..

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IATA Publishes Addendum 57th Edition Dangerous Goods Regulations DGR

IATA Publishes Addendum 57th Edition Dangerous Goods Regulations DGR The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has published Addendum No. 1 to be 57th Edition Dangerous Goods Regulations (DGR). Users of the IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations are asked to note the..

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What are LearnBots?

By JAMES J. GOLDSMITH, Training Industry’s eZine When one hears the word “robot,” the reaction frequently is one of either concern or amusement – concern because of movies like “The Terminator” and “I, Robot,” where machines decide it’s time for..

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South Africa’s FlySafair Starts B737-800 Commercial Operations

According to CH-Aviation, FlySafair (FA, Johannesburg O.R. Tambo) has begun B737-800 commercial operations following the recent deployment of ZS-SJR (msn 32631), ZS-SJS (msn 32632), and ZS-SJT (msn 32633) into revenue service. The trio of aircraft were formerly in service with South..

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New FAA Oversight of Pilot Automation Training

Bill Carey describes new FAA oversight of pilot automation training – January 12, 2016, 10:12 AM New FAA Oversight of Pilot Automation Training – The Federal Aviation Administration does not have processes in place to assess if airline pilots adequately monitor automated systems..

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BTS Statistics Release: November 2015 Freight Transportation Services Index

BTS 03-16 Wednesday, January 13, 2016 Contact: Dave Smallen Tel: 202-366-5568 Embargoed until Wednesday, January 13, 2016 11:30 a.m. EST The Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI), which is based on the amount of freight carried by the for-hire transportation industry,..

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Pilots Overuse of Automated Flight Technology, DOT Reports

While automakers are still in the midst of developing driverless tech for cars, pilots are already relying too much on automated systems. According to the Department of Transportation, the Federal Aviation Administration isn’t even making sure they’re properly trained on..

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New Human Carrying Drone Unveiled in #CES2016

Chinese drone-maker Ehang Inc has unveiled a first-of-its-kind human-carrying craft at the CES 2016. The Ehang 184 promises to change the future of transportation, creating potential for an air taxi, if you will. – Ehang co-founder and chief financial officer Shang..

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Charlotte International Airport Leads in NextGen Air Traffic Improvements

FAA News: January 8, 2016 – North Carolina was “first in flight” when the Wright Brothers took to the skies at Kitty Hawk, and now it’s leading the way to the next generation of air traffic control. NextGen procedures are helping flights operate more efficiently at Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT), improving on-time performance and..

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Why Use a Training Management System for Hazmat Training?

According to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA), most transportation incidents involving hazardous materials /dangerous goods are caused by human errors. Training is the best way of preventing hazardous materials incidents. Using a robust..

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