FAA and Regs

Podcast: RAF Targets Private Airstrips »

The Recreational Aviation Foundation is making great progress in its effort to amend laws in all 50 states to make it easier for pilots to gain access to privately owned airstrips. AVweb's Mary Grady spoke with John McNade, an RAF volunteer, about how the RAF is getting it done and why it's important. More

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Why the Part 23 Rewrite... »

Last July, the FAA told a Congressional committee that it would not meet the December 31, 2015 deadline mandated by federal law to simplify and streamline... More

NTSB Report Cites... »

Tuesday, the NTSB released a report on pilot drug use that, based on post-crash toxicology tests on pilots killed in aircraft accidents from 1990 through... More

GAMA Pushing FAA On Part 23... »

Last July, an FAA spokesperson gave stunning testimony before Congress—she said that the FAA was going to miss its December 2015 deadline for the... More

Podcast: ATC for Drones »

Parimal Kopardekar, principal investigator for NASA's Unmanned Aerial Systems Traffic Management (UTM) project, is working to create a system that would help... More

Potentially Expensive New... »

A new Airworthiness Directive (AD) will require initial and repetitive borescope inspections of some 300 PT6A engines and potentially cost operators as much... More

Another Seat Recline... »

An outburst over a reclined seat led an American Airlines flight to divert to Boston, at least the second such incident in the U.S. this week, authorities said. More