Massive "Green" Tax Increase Will Have Strong Effect On
"The nation's airlines have an
impressive environmental record and are committed to working with
the administration to address climate change, but we have strong
concerns about the Waxman-Markey bill and its punitive
one-size-fits-all approach," said ATA President and CEO James C.
Part Of An FAA Program To Standardize Pilot Qualifications
Move over, Starbuck ... oops ... wrong Viper. Viper Aircraft
Corporation is pleased to announce that company pilot Alain Garcia
and professional test pilot Len Fox of L.A. Fox Unlimited have both
received their Authorized Experimental Aircraft certificate in the
Overall Decrease, But More Result In Fatalities, Johns Hopkins
An emergency rule intended to reduce the number of deaths and
injuries associated with Hawaiian air tours was followed by a 47
percent reduction in sightseeing crashes, according to a new study
by researchers from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public
Health's Center for Injury Research and Policy.
Upgrade Available Soon For Pro Line 21-Equipped Hawker 800XP
Hawker Beechcraft Services (HBS) today announced that a Wide
Area Augmentation System (WAAS) Localizer Performance with Vertical
Guidance (LPV) solution will be available this summer for all
Rockwell Collins Pro Line 21-equipped Hawker 800XP aircraft.
NASA/NOAA's GOES-O satellite atop a Delta IV rocket lifted off
from Launch Complex 37 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in
Florida at 6:51 p.m. EDT. The Geostationary Operational
Environmental Satellite Program (GOES) is a joint effort of NASA
and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).
Says Administration Reflects The Organization's Position
This week’s FAA announcement of plans to form an Aviation
Rulemaking Committee (ARC) to develop new standards for pilot
flight time and rest is extremely encouraging in the decades-long
push by ALPA, to modernize the regulations as a fundamental
step to address pilot fatigue.
New System Promises Twice The Navigational Accuracy
Boeing has shipped a Global Positioning System (GPS) IIF
satellite to Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida to conduct
a series of key tests for the U.S. Air Force’s
next-generation satellite navigation system.
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"Our findings indicate that the 1994 Rule was followed
by a reduction of almost half in the crash rate. On the other hand,
crashes that occurred as a result of low visibility-often because
of rain, fog, or clouds-increased from 5 percent to 32 percent of
all air tour helicopter crashes in the 14 years after the new
Source: Senior Author Wren L. Haaland, a
2009 graduate of Johns Hopkins University who conducted a study as
an undergraduate research assistant with the Bloomberg School's
Center for Injury Research and Policy on the effect of FAA's SFAR