Two Separate But Related Programs Promote Professional And
The NBAA and its Schedulers & Dispatchers (S&D)
Committee Wednesday announced that $40,000 in scholarship funds
will be awarded to 12 individuals seeking to advance their aviation
careers through continuing education.
Aviation Security, Pilot Training, And Fatigue Top List
The Air Line Pilots Association, Int’l (ALPA) released its
aviation safety and security priorities for 2010 on Thursday.
Topping the list are shifting to trust-based aviation security,
improving qualifications and training for pilots, and combating
DART Helicopter Services said Tuesday that their subsidiary
Apical Industries has received EASA approval of the EC145 Tri-Bag
Emergency Float Systems with & without Life rafts.
Transport Canada and FAA approval have been previously
Contest Aims To Boost Interest In Space, Technical Fields
Students on 669 teams from 45 states, the District of Columbia
and the U.S. Virgin Islands are preparing to launch their
hand-designed rockets in the world's largest rocket contest ... the
eighth annual Team America Rocketry Challenge.
Laboratory Will Allow Saudi Kingdom To Perform "In-House"
Flight Recorder Playback And Analysis
A contract to deliver a comprehensive flight recorder playback
and analysis laboratory for the General Authority of Civil Aviation
(GACA), Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) has been awarded to CAE
"This report is a snapshot of our work, which is by no
means finished. We will continue to aggressively push forward
with these initiatives that we believe will raise the safety bar
Source: FAA Administrator Randy Babbitt
in a statement announcing the release of the FAA's Call To Action
report on airline safety.
An aeronautical vehicle operated for sport or recreational
purposes which does not require FAA registration, an airworthiness
certificate, nor pilot certification. They are primarily single
occupant vehicles, although some two-place vehicles are authorized
for training purposes. Operation of an ultralight vehicle in
certain airspace requires authorization from ATC.