Category Archives: FAA

New FAA Airline and Airport Surveillance and Security Program Announced Today

Today the FAA announced an innovative new FAA airline and airport surveillance and security program in partnership with NOAA, DoD, and DHS.  A team has been comprised of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), the Department of Defense (DoD), the Department of..

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Flight Instructor Practical Test Standards for Airplane

[fsn_row][fsn_column width=”12″][fsn_text] Flight Instructor Practical Test Standards for Airplane Flight Standards Service Washington, DC 20591 Flight Instructor Practical Test Standards for Airplane The Flight Instructor—Airplane Practical Test Standards book has been published by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to establish..

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Record Broken for US Airlines Passenger Numbers for 2016

US Airlines Passenger Numbers for 2016 Just what was the total number of passengers that traveled on US airlines in 2016? The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics has just released US airlines passenger numbers for 2016 in the..

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Top Aviation Training Courseware Companies

Top Aviation Training Courseware Companies Who are today’s top aviation training courseware companies? This is a harder question than one would think due to the growing crossover between TMS and LMS providers. It has become increasingly difficult for the customer to distinguish between the..

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Aviation Instructor’s Handbook

U.S. Department of Transportation Federal Aviation Administration’s Aviation Instructor’s Handbook The Aviation Instructor’s Handbook, designed for ground instructors, flight instructors, and aviation maintenance instructors, was developed by the Flight Standards Service, Airman Testing Standards Branch working with aviation educators and industry to help..

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The Official Helicopter Training Guidelines

The US DOT FAA’s Helicopter Flying Handbook is the the official FAA helicopter training guidelines designed as a technical manual for applicants who are preparing for their private, commercial, or flight instructor pilot certificates with a helicopter class rating. Certificated..

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FAA Training & Safety Best Practices to Prevent Loss of Control Accidents

Fly Safe: Prevent Loss of Control Accidents January 18– The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and #FlySafe, the general aviation (GA) group’s national safety campaign, aims to educate the GA community on the best practices to calculate and predict aircraft performance..

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FAA Drone Fine on Skypan International Inc Settlement

  WASHINGTON – FAA Drone Fine on Skypan International Inc Settlement. The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration today announced a comprehensive settlement agreement with SkyPan International, Inc., of Chicago. The agreement resolves enforcement cases that alleged the company operated..

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DOT Bans All Samsung Galaxy Note7 Phones From Airplanes

DOT Bans All Samsung Galaxy Note7 Phones From Airplanes October 14- WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT), with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA), today announced it is issuing an..

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New Small Drone Rules Start Today

WASHINGTON – New Small Drone Rules Start Today. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx and Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Administrator Michael Huerta today announced the implementation of the first operational rules for routine non-hobbyist use of small unmanned aircraft systems (UAS or..

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FAA Drone Knowledge Test Starts August 29, 2016!

Get Ready for the New Small Drone Rule: FAA’s Drone Knowledge Test! A new world of opportunities for drone operators opens next week on August 29 when the new small drone rule for non-hobbyists becomes effective. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)..

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The FAA is Hiring Air Traffic Controllers – 1400 Positions!

The FAA is Hiring Air Traffic Controllers – The FAA is Hiring Air Traffic Controllers In preparation for the future workforce, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announced today that it will be accepting applications from entry-level candidates for air traffic controller..

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Airline Complaints, Cancellations Down, On-Time Performance Up

May 2016 Complaints, Cancellations Down and On-Time Performance Up From Previous Year WASHINGTON – FAA Airline Performance Report May 2016 – In May, the U.S. Department of Transportation received 1,134 complaints about airline service from consumers, down 24.0 percent from..

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Can E-Cigarettes Get Checked With Airport Baggage?

Can E-Cigarettes Get Checked With Airport Baggage? Charging the devices and/or batteries on board an aircraft is also prohibited WASHINGTON – In its continuing efforts to improve transportation safety, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration today issued..

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