Would Require Formal Safety Management Plans In Place For Ramp
Areas At All Part 139 Airports
It's going to potentially be a little more difficult to be on an
airport ramp under rules proposed by the FAA Thursday to require
airports certificated under Part 139 to put in place safety
management systems (SMS) for all airfield and ramp areas.
Temporary Relief For Flight Training Operations Passed
The California Legislature on Thursday passed SB 856, a bill
that, among its other provisions, will provide a delay in
compliance with regulations issued by the California Bureau of
Private Postsecondary Education (BPPE) as they apply to flight
Alerts Aircraft Operators About New Research Concerning The
Transportation Of Lithium Batteries As Cargo
The FAA issued a Safety Alert for Operators (SAFO) on Friday
alerting operators to results of new research on the risks
associated with transporting lithium batteries as cargo on
aircraft, and recommended actions air carriers can take to reduce
Carriers Already Have Antitrust Immunity From The U.S. DOT
Air Canada and United Continental Holdings, Inc. have concluded
a Memorandum of Understanding setting out the principles for a
comprehensive revenue-sharing joint venture that would provide for
an enhanced partnership on United States-Canada transborder
Letter Of Offer And Acceptance Signed By Israeli Defense
Israeli Ministry of Defense Director General (Maj. Gen. Ret.)
Udi Shani has signed a Letter of Offer and Acceptance for the
procurement of F-35 Lightning II aircraft Thursday in New York.
Israel will be the first country to receive the F-35 through the
United States government’s Foreign Military Sales
Following this week's announcement that American Airlines was
among those being granted tentative anti-trust immunity with
Japanese partners, the legacy carrier said Thursday that the U.S.
DOT has granted it the authority and frequencies needed to begin
new service between Los Angeles and Shanghai.
Mary Elizabeth Trebing reported for Women Airforce Service Pilot
(WASP) training at Avenger Field, Sweetwater, Texas on February 21,
1943 and graduated on August 7, 1943. Three months later she
was killed when the PT-19 she was ferrying from Dallas went down
near Blanchard, OK.