B737 And C172 Had A Close-Call During "Touch And Go"
The NTSB has opened an investigation into the near
collision of a commercial jetliner and a small private plane at the
intersection of two active runways at Burbank's Bob Hope Airport
(KBUR) in Southern California.
IG Says FAA Having Difficulty Keeping The Project "On Track" In
The House Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on
Aviation heard testimony on long-term planning and interagency
cooperation for the implementation of the Next Generation Air
Traffic Control system, also know as NextGen, on Wednesday.
"Several Conditions" Could Result In Loss Of Power
The FAA has revised an SAIB (Special Airworthiness Information
Bulletin) concerning a condition on certain Lycoming four, six, and
eight cylinder reciprocating engines with a Teledyne Continental
Motors (TCM) (formerly Bendix) Series D2000 and D3000 Dual Magneto
(2 magnetos with a single drive).
CASA Certification Granted To Design Instrument Flight
Procedures In Australia
Jeppesen has been granted certification by the Civil Aviation
Safety Authority (CASA) of Australia to design, validate and
maintain instrument flight procedures. The certification, granted
under CASR Part 173, authorizes Jeppesen to create Performance
Based Navigation (PBN) procedures.