Agency Says It Is Committed To A New Lead-Free Fuel By 2018
The FAA has asked the world’s fuel producers to submit proposals for fuel options that would help the general aviation industry make a transition to an unleaded fuel. The FAA is committed to the development a new unleaded fuel by 2018 that would minimize the impact of replacing 100 octane low-lead fuel for most of the general aviation fleet.
The 2014 Avionics International trade show, formerly known as Avionics Europe, will coincide with the Abu Dhabi Air Expo for the first time, according to the events' organizers. The move from Europe is intended to reflect the increasingly global nature of the event, and its growing contribution to the worldwide avionics sector.
Extremely Unpopular and (Potentially Illegal) FAA Plans Could Create Serious trouble For Huerta and Senior Staff
For the few weeks that recent FAA financial demands have been part of the aero-public discussion, its obvious that Administrator Huerta's Administration has struck a nerve. But... according to sources within the FAA, the current efforts may be but the tip of the iceberg. ANN has learned that there are, reportedly, extensive discussions within the FAA, as well as outright intent to seek fees for a great number of events and activities that the FAA now deems to be outside of "normal operations."