FAA Officials Say ATC Specialists' Union Can Continue With
The National Association of Air Traffic Specialists (NAATS)
announced today a second significant decision by the Federal
Aviation Administration's Office of Dispute Resolution for
Acquisition (ODRA) in connection with the Contests that have been
filed against the FAA's award of a $2 billion contract to Lockheed
Avidyne has just tipped ANN to the fact that the FAA has awarded
TSO and STC approval for XM WX satellite weather and CMax
Electronic Approach Chart display capabilities for Avidyne's
FlightMax� EX500 multi-function displays.
Pan Am International Flight Academy (PAIFA) announced today that
it is closing its Career Pilot Development (CPD) training campus
located in Ft. Pierce, FL. All training equipment and aircraft will
be relocated to the Academy's CPD campus based in Phoenix, AZ. The
transition will be completed by mid-summer 2005.
NORAD, working with the FAA and the Air Force Rapid Capabilities
Office, will conduct public briefings on the Visual Warning System
on Thursday, April 14, for general aviation pilots who fly in or
around the National Capital Region.
This After The Agency’s Third Leader In Less Than Three
For the third time in its two-and-a-half year history, the
Transportation Security Administration’s chief is stepping
down, once again leaving a void at the top of an agency with
profound impact on general aviation. Admiral David Stone last week
tendered his resignation last week. He’ll stay on as
agency’s head until June.