LEE'S SUMMIT, MO., May 15, 2013 -- On Monday, May 13, Aircraft Electronics Association President Paula Derks met with Michael Huerta, Federal Aviation Administration Administrator, to share safety initiatives along with other trade associations.
According to documents obtained by the Wall Street Journal , the Federal Aviation Administration was awarding bonuses to some of its employees right before the federal budget sequester.
Troutdale Airport's air traffic control tower will stay open after all, at least until the end of the 2013 fiscal year, announced U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood on Friday, May 10.
When it comes to drones, many people think of targeted killings in faraway countries.
Over the last decade America's Republican Party put militarism before limited government.
The Federal Aviation Administration is looking for qualified air traffic controllers to fill the thousands of vacancies they anticipate will occur as retirements ramp up over the next decade.
NBAA president and CEO Ed Bolen welcomed Friday's announcement by the U.S. Department of Transportation that 149 contract air traffic control towers, slated for closure next month, will instead remain open throughout the federal government's 2013 fiscal year, which ends Sept.
Michigan and national supporters of programs like medical research and Meals on Wheels hope to ease their federal budget cuts since Congress ended air traffic controller furloughs that led to flight delays.
Officials at the Yakima Air Terminal are breathing a sigh of relief after the Federal Aviation Administration announced it won't be closing Yakima's air traffic control tower.
The Oregon National Guard will be showing off four new drones that are based at the Eastern Oregon Regional Airport in Pendleton.
The Federal Aviation Administration is keeping open for now the 149 control towers at small airports that were slated to close as the result of government wide automatic spending cuts imposed by Congress.
The government's oversight of hundreds of domestic and overseas repair stations that service U.S. airliners is ineffective and doesn't target the factors most likely to present safety risks, the Department of Transportation's inspector general said last week.
WASHINGTON: Despite rules requiring US flyers to turn off their phones and other electronic devices, many people leave them on, a survey showed recently.
The control tower at Gwinnett County-owned Briscoe Field will remain open at least through September, according to a Federal Aviation Administration announcement Friday .