Will Support Adoption Of ICAO Standard, But With
In a significant departure from its longstanding opposition to
changing the FAA's Age 60 mandatory retirement rule for pilots, the
Executive Board of the Air Line Pilots Association, International
(ALPA) voted Thursday by an overwhelming 80 percent margin to end
the union's longstanding support for the current rule.
The Civil Aviation Authority, the UK's aviation regulator,
decided to provisionally suspend the City of Derry's license
Thursday as the result of safety concerns that developed during an
inspection this week.
Military Plane Fails To Heed 'Hold Short' Directive
An errant C-130 came a little too close for comfort to a go!
Airlines CRJ-200 passenger jet taking off from Honolulu
International Airport Thursday. It is the second runway incursion
at HNL in less than six months.
Agents from the Federal Bureau of Investigations appeared at a
West Plains, MO air ambulance provider Wednesday armed with a stack
of warrants. They sent a number of startled Air Evac employees home
with instructions not to return until Thursday.
Agency Will Market IT Services To Other Agencies, Too
In an effort to save some money by sharing services, Federal
Aviation Administration Chief Information Officer David Bowen
announced Thursday the FAA will begin providing information
technology security for the entire Department of Transportation by
Space Is Tight For Law Enforcement, News Organizations
As more and more law enforcement agencies and television news
gathering organizations expand the avionics capabilities of their
helicopters, the requirement for additional component mounting
space in the cockpit grows significantly.
Helicopter Association International (HAI) wrapped up a two-day
Air Tour Safety Forum in Honolulu, HI last weekend. More than 120
invited attendees participated in the event, which included HAI
president Matt Zuccaro, Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)
representatives from all branches, staff from the National
Transportation Safety Board (NTSB), and air tour operators in the
State of Hawaii.
Aero-News learned this week Frederick Flight Center has been
named a Cessna Platinum Award winner for exceptional performance as
a Cessna Pilot Center (CPC). Located at Frederick Municipal Airport
(FDK) in Frederick, MD, Frederick Flight Center (FFC) was cited in
the award for exceeding Cessna’s operational and performance
"The Executive Board spoke clearly this afternoon. ALPA
pilots will be fully engaged in shaping any rule
Source: Capt. John Prater, president of the Air
Line Pilots Association. In a significant departure from its
longstanding opposition to changing the FAA's Age 60 mandatory
retirement rule for pilots, the Executive Board of the Air Line
Pilots Association, International (ALPA) voted Thursday by an
overwhelming 80 percent margin to end the union's longstanding
support for the current rule.
NOTAM Number: FDC 7/2439
Issue Date: May 25, 2007 at 1727 UTC
Location: Glynco, Georgia
Beginning Date and Time: May 29, 2007 at 1355 UTC
Ending Date and Time: May 29, 2007 at 1700 UTC
Reason for NOTAM: Temporary flight restrictions for VIP (Very
Important Person) Movement
Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A
NOTAM Number: FDC 7/2431
Issue Date: May 25, 2007 at 1529 UTC
Location: Atlanta, Anniston, Alabama near TALLADEGA VOR/DME (TDG)
Beginning Date and Time: May 29, 2007 at 1230 UTC
Ending Date and Time: November 01, 2007 at 2100 UTC
Reason for NOTAM: Movement of hazardous materials
Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A
Pilots May Contact: Atlanta (ZTL) Center, 770-210-7622