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FAA proposes $617K fine against Interstate Helicopters

FAA proposes $617K fine against Interstate Helicopters

14-Sep-2021Source: FAA

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) proposes a $617,100 civil penalty against Oklahoma-based Interstate Helicopters for allegedly conducting illegal charter flights. The FAA alleges that between September 2016 and April 2017, Interstate Helicopters conducted approximately 24 paid passenger-carrying flights in jet airplanes when it was only authorized to conduct flights in helicopters.... Read more

FAA Awards $100M to Develop Next Generation of Sustainable Aircraft Technology

FAA Awards $100M to Develop Next Generation of Sustainable Aircraft Technology

14-Sep-2021Source: FAA

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has awarded more than $100 million for companies to help develop technologies that reduce fuel use, emissions and noise. The award is part of a series of steps President Biden is taking to coordinate leadership and innovation across the federal government, aircraft manufacturers, airlines, fuel producers... Read more

FAA Invests $766M to Build Safer, More Sustainable Airports

FAA Invests $766M to Build Safer, More Sustainable Airports

26-Aug-2021Source: FAA

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) awarded more than $766 million in grants to build safer, more sustainable and more accessible airports across the United States. The funding from the fifth round of FY 2021 Airport Improvement Program grants will pay for projects at 279 airports in 44 states plus Guam, Puerto Rico and the U.S.... Read more

HAI President/CEO Named to USDOT Safety Oversight and Certification Advisory Committee

HAI President/CEO Named to USDOT Safety Oversight and Certification Advisory Committee

12-Sep-2019Source: HAI

Helicopter Association International (HAI) is pleased to announce that U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) Secretary Elaine Chao recently appointed HAI President and CEO Matthew Zuccaro to the Safety Oversight and Certification Advisory Committee (SOCAC) for a period of two years. According to the DOT, the SOCAC “was created by the FAA (Federal Aviation Administration) Reauthorization... Read more

FAA Announces Aviation Safety Rating for Kenya

FAA Announces Aviation Safety Rating for Kenya

28-Feb-2017Source: FAA

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) today announced that Kenya complies with international safety standards and has been granted a Category 1 rating under the agency’s International Aviation Safety Assessment (IASA) program. A Category 1 rating means Kenya’s civil aviation authority meets International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) standards. With the Category 1... Read more

FAA Issues Final Rule on Small Airplane Safety Certification Standards

FAA Issues Final Rule on Small Airplane Safety Certification Standards

5-Jan-2017Source: FAA

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) today issued a final rule that overhauls the airworthiness standards for small general aviation airplanes. This innovative rule will reduce the time it takes to move safety enhancing technologies for small airplanes into the marketplace and will also reduce costs for the aviation industry. “Aviation manufacturing... Read more

US Dept of Transportation and FAA Finalize drone rules

US Dept of Transportation and FAA Finalize drone rules

21-Jun-2016Source: FAA

Today, the Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration has finalized the first operational rules for routine commercial use of small unmanned aircraft systems (UAS or “drones”), opening pathways towards fully integrating UAS into the nation’s airspace. These new regulations work to harness new innovations safely, to spur job growth, advance critical scientific research and save... Read more

FAA progresses on Southern California Airspace Improvements

FAA progresses on Southern California Airspace Improvements

11-Jun-2015Source: FAA

The U.S. Department of Transportation/Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is seeking public comment on the Draft Environmental Assessment (Draft EA) for the Southern California Metroplex project, a comprehensive proposal to improve the flow of air traffic into and out of Southern California by making the airspace safer and more efficient. The project proposes to replace dozens... Read more

US Dept of Transportation issues Air Charter Broker NPRM

US Dept of Transportation issues Air Charter Broker NPRM

30-Sep-2013Source: US Dept of Transportation

The U.S. Department of Transportation (Department) seeks comment on four new proposals to strengthen the legal protections provided to consumers of charter air transportation. First, this proposal would require air taxis and commuter air carriers that sell charter air transportation but rely on others to perform that air transportation to make certain consumer disclosures as... Read more

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