FAA questions Massport's plan to use airport funds on Big Dig project
- Massachusetts High Court Clears Way for Logan Airport's $1.25B Capital Plan. Piazza, Johanna // Bond Buyer;4/23/2004, Vol. 348 Issue 31869, p4
Reports on the removal of the final legal barrier to runaway expansion at Logan International Airport by Massachusetts Supreme Court allowing the Massachusetts Port Authority to pursue capital plan. Value of the capital plan of the port authority; Anticipation on the general airport revenue...
- FAA to Install RSL at Boston Logan. // Air Safety Week;4/14/2008, Vol. 22 Issue 15, p6
The article reports on a plan to install and test the Runway Status Lights system at Boston Logan International Airport under a partnership between the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the Massachusetts Port Authority (Massport). The system uses a series of red lights embedded in...
- FAA investigation focuses on Delta operations Preble, C. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;7/27/87, Vol. 127 Issue 4, p31
A Federal Aviation Administration investigation to be conducted by a National Special Surveillance Team will begin by evaluating Delta Air Lines' training & operations departments. The team is expected to finish its inspection in roughly three weeks & issue its report about one week later. The...
- FAA begins formal investigation of transport aircraft noise. Proctor, P. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;2/6/1989, Vol. 130 Issue 6, p60
Discusses the FAA's formal investigation of transport aircraft noise issues, recently begun following increased industry interest in noise issues in the US and Europe. The investigation could lead to a national noise rule and phase-out of older, noisier jet transports.
- Independent FAA, competition issues top new House chairman's agenda. Mecham, M. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;2/13/1989, Vol. 130 Issue 7, p99
Report that Rep. James L. Oberstar (D-Minn), 55, new chairman of the House Public Works aviation subcommittee, puts the issues of competition and of making the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) an independent agency at the top of his agenda. Position; Issues.
- Blind passengers protest exit row seating policy. Fotos, C. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;3/27/1989, Vol. 130 Issue 13, p94
Discusses the controversy over the Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA's) proposed rule that would prevent blind passengers from sitting in emergency exit rows on commercial aircraft. Senate testimony and witnesses; Discrimination cases.
- FAA hiring field inspectors to monitor aging aircraft. Mecham, M. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;4/24/1989, Vol. 130 Issue 17, p110
Reports on the Federal Aviation Administration's hiring of 900 field inspectors to monitor aging aircraft and assure adequate maintenance standards in the transport industry. The hiring was in response to public concerns about the safety of older aircraft. Industry problem; Aircraft study...
- U.S. should establish independent FAA based on Britain's CAA model. Blackburn, A.W. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;5/1/1989, Vol. 130 Issue 18, p119
Opinion. Suggests the US should make the Federal Aviation Administration an independent agency, as it was when formed in 1958, modeled after Britain's Civil Aviation Authority. How CAA operates; Benefits of changing FAA.
- FAA weighs terminating Hazeltine's MLS contract. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;7/3/1989, Vol. 131 Issue 1, p28
Discusses the FAA's upcoming decision on terminating its $79 million contract with Hazeltine Corp. to produce and install 178 Category 1 microwave landing systems (MLS). Systems produced by Hazeltine; Contract dispute; Congressional reactions.