NATA: What Will RVSM Cost? | Aero-News Network
Aero-News Network
RSS icon RSS feed
podcast icon MP3 podcast
Subscribe Aero-News e-mail Newsletter Subscribe

Airborne Unlimited -- Recent Daily Episodes

Episode Date

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Airborne On ANN

Airborne 04.27.15

Airborne 04.28.15

Airborne 04.29.15

Airborne 04.30.15

Airborne 05.01.15

Airborne Hi-Def On YouTube

Airborne 04.27.15

Airborne 04.28.15

Airborne 04.29.15

Airborne 04.30.15

Airborne 05.01.15

Fri, Oct 24, 2003

NATA: What Will RVSM Cost?

...and Who Will Pay For It?

The National Air Transportation Association (NATA) is disappointed that a regulation implementing Domestic Reduced Vertical Separation Minimums (DRVSM) has been approved by the Office of Management and Budget and will be published in the Federal Register next week.

"While the association is not fundamentally opposed to DRVSM, we are gravely concerned that several NATA members face financial hardship if the FAA requires completion of costly aircraft upgrades in order to permit a January 2005 implementation," explained NATA president James K. Coyne.

The DRVSM rule was proposed by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) in May 2002. At that time, NATA raised concerns that the agency had not fully accounted for the costs of the rule to small businesses and that the actual number of small businesses impacted had not been identified. 

"NATA has done all that we can to ensure the FAA has followed proper rulemaking procedures in accordance with federal statutes, which require accurate analysis of the impact of their actions on small businesses. Unfortunately, we remain concerned that the FAA has not yet met the spirit or letter of their obligations to the regulated parties, in particular small Part 135 on-demand certificate holders," Coyne continued.

Coyne said that NATA staff will be conducting an in-depth review of the FAA's economic and small business conclusions. The final rule was placed on public display yesterday and is to be released in the Federal Register on Monday, October 27th.

FMI: www.nata-online.org

Advertisement

More News

Airborne 05.01.15: Blue Origin Flies!, ForeFlight 7, Farewell Ashley!

Also: New Airborne Host Brianne Cross, NTSB Won't Reopen 'Big Bopper' Case, Barnstorming, Dava Newman, NASA Budget, Star Wars UAVs, 757 Bug Research Blue Origin’s Jeff Bezos >[...]

Aero-News: Quote Of The Day (05.03.15)

"The 777-300ER forms the backbone of our long-haul fleet. We operate the largest 777-300ER fleet in Asia, and this super-efficient long haul aircraft allows us to operate multiple >[...]

ANN's Daily Aero-Term (05.03.15): Elevated Convection

Elevated Convection Convection occurring within an elevated layer, i.e., a layer in which the lowest portion is based above the earth's surface. Elevated convection often occurs wh>[...]

ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (05.03.15)

Aero Linx: Greater Philadelphia Chapter, Tuskegee Airmen, Inc. On March 29, 2007 the Tuskegee Airmen were awarded THE CONGRESSIONAL GOLD MEDAL in recognition of their Outstanding M>[...]

Rheinmetall To Upgrade NH90 Cockpit Trainer For The Bundeswehr

Asterion Software Will Modernize NH90 Helicopter Sims The German Bundeswehr is currently upgrading its helicopter training program with simulation technology from Rheinmetall. In M>[...]

blog comments powered by Disqus



Advertisement

Advertisement

Podcasts

Advertisement

© 2007 - 2015 Web Development & Design by Pauli Systems, LC