FAA Closes Probe Into Blue Origin Suborbital Accident
The FAA also called for organizational changes following the Sept. 12, 2022, uncrewed New Shepard-23 mission.
Flight Tracking: How Private Is Private Jet Data?
Flight tracking is a popular hobby among many aviation enthusiasts, but is a concern for pilots, owners, operators and passengers across the U.S.
Boeing Adds Regional Data To Annual Jet Accident Summary
The previous 53 editions broke aggregate data into U.S. and Canada, and the rest of the world; the 54th edition subdivides data into seven regions.
Viva Aerobus Plots U.S. Growth Following Safety Upgrade
Six new U.S. routes are being launched by Viva Aerobus after the restoration of Mexico’s Category 1 safety rating.
Fake Parts Scandal Spotlights Paperwork’s Limits
Forged documents and regulatory emphasis of paperwork’s importance combine to spark fake parts sales scheme.
U.S. Senate ‘Examining’ FAA Nominee Whitaker’s Qualifications
Senate Republicans are continuing to evaluate Michael Whitaker, President Biden’s nominee for administrator of the FAA.
FAA To Fund $200 Million In Airfield Lighting Projects At U.S. Airports
The FAA airport safety funds come a month after the agency allocated $121 million to U.S. airports for runway and taxiway projects.
Daily Memo: October Setting Up To Be A Scary Month For Aerospace
October is looking ominous for aerospace and defense, and the boogeyman is Washington, D.C.
FAA Provides $300M For Sustainability-Related Projects
The FAA has announced almost $300 million in funding for projects to develop SAF supply chains and technologies to reduce aviation emissions.
Joby Advances eVTOL Manufacturing And Delivery Plans
The company selects Dayton, Ohio, for its manufacturing plant and delivers its first eVTOL to the U.S. Air Force.
Joby Delivers First EVTOL To Edwards AFB
Joby Aviation delivered its first S4 electric-vertical-takeoff-and-landing aircraft to the U.S. Air Force at Edwards AFB, California, on Sept. 25.
Pittsburgh Airport Gets $6.4 Million From FAA For Taxiway Work
The Airport Improvement Program grants for Pittsburgh International Airport and Lehigh Valley International Airport in Pennsylvania will fund safety work.
Boeing Granted Exemption On 737-7 Yaw Damper Software
Boeing has been given 42 months to bring new 737 MAX yaw damper system software into compliance with current rules.
FAA Notice Adds Details To AOG Technics Parts-Sale Scheme
The notice identifies the bushings as the first CF6 parts found with paperwork forged by AOG Technics.
Analysis: Warnings To Fix The US Air Transport System Get More Urgent
A call to action.
FAA Targets New Hourly Scheduling Limits For Newark
The FAA is adjusting targeted hourly scheduling limits at Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) to better align with the airport’s capacity.
Eve Shifts Strategy On eVTOL Certification
The Embraer spinoff originally planned to pursue simultaneous triple certification of its eVTOL in Brazil, Europe and the U.S.
FAA Finalizes Boeing 737NG Nacelle Retrofit Schedule
Under Boeing’s plan, it will finalize service bulletins detailing the modification work by the end of 2024.
FAA Authorizes BVLOS Flights For Zipline Cargo Drones
The FAA has authorized Zipline International to perform beyond-visual-line-of-sight flights of its cargo drones.
FAA Extends Slot Relief At New York Airports, Washington National Through Late October 2024
In an FAA notice on the slot waiver extension, the agency cited the impact of COVID on air traffic control staffing at New York Terminal Radar Approach Control.
EVTOL Industry Makes Case For Performance-Based Energy Reserves
The industry’s concept for managing the range and endurance of battery-electric aircraft is outlined in a report.
Pentagon Qualifies PFAS-Free Firefighting Foam
The U.S. Defense Department has added a fluorine-free firefighting foam to its Qualified Products List .
FAA Reveals Wing’s Plans To Expand Drone Deliveries In DFW
The plans would expand Wing’s operating bases, or “nests,” from three to as many as 25 across the metroplex.