FAA and Regs

Podcast: AOPA's Mark Baker -- User Fees Still Unacceptable »

Although AOPA's Mark Baker recently traveled to Canada to discuss how that country has integrated user fees for general aviation, he says the association remains unequivocally opposed to user fees. He also told AVweb he expects action from the FAA very soon on the elimination of the Third Class medical. More

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FAA Drone Warnings Not... »

A federal court of appeals has ruled that the Federal Aviation Administration's informal letters and emails ordering some drone users to stop using the... More

Flight Sharing Startup... »

With the FAA reportedly scrutinizing apps and websites that have sprung up to match general aviation pilots and potential passengers to split expenses, at... More

Asiana 214 Survival Factors »

The pilots caused the crash, but the airplane itself probably saved many lives. More

Amazon Petitions FAA To... »

On July 9, 2014, Amazon Prime Air petitioned the FAA for an exemption to allow private research and development flight testing of small unmanned aircraft... More

FAA to Begin Evaluation Of... »

The FAA is about to begin the next step in its search for an unleaded general aviation fuel through the Piston Aviation Fuels Initiative (PAFI). The FAA... More

The Prop Strike/Sudden Stop »

It's possible to do major engine/accessory damage without obviously damaging the prop by hitting water or heavy, tall grass that stops or slows the running... More