Why Senior Citizens Should Fly
- New FAR Part 61 goes into effect on August 4. Gilbert, Gordon A. // Business & Commercial Aviation;May97, Vol. 80 Issue 5, p9
Reports on the United States Federal Aviation Administration's completion of the rewrite of the pilot certification requirements of FAR Part 61 and the training rules of Parts 141 and 143. New rules go into effect August 4, 1997.
- Revised certification rules affect all pilots. P.E.B.; Gilbert, Gordon A. // Business & Commercial Aviation;Nov95, Vol. 77 Issue 5, p32
Reports on the impact of the US Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) proposed revision of regulations covering certification and training of pilots. Definitions and terminology; Permission for recreational pilots to fly without medical certificates; Elimination of `six, six and six'...
- New rules for learning to fly. Benenson, Tom // Flying;Jun98, Vol. 125 Issue 6, p78
Discusses the changes in the requirements for pilots in the United States as outlined in Part 61 of the Federal Aviation Regulations (FAR) entitled, `Certification: Pilots, Flight Instructors, and Ground Instructors.' Details on the revisions; Emphasis of the United States Federal Aviation...
- FAA Changes Night Currency Rule. // Flying;Aug99, Vol. 126 Issue 8, p53
Reports that the United States Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has changed rule 61.57(b) that may it tough for certain pilots to stay current at night. What the former rule required.
- Advocates for new regulations... Rimmer, David // Business & Commercial Aviation;Feb2001, Vol. 88 Issue 2, p13
Reports on the optimism expressed by advocates of regulations governing fractional aircraft ownership programs and air charter operators that the United States Federal Aviation Administration may complete its notice of proposed rule-making on the subject by the end of February 2001.
- FAA `ticket' program on hold. Goyer, Robert // Flying;Sep98, Vol. 125 Issue 9, p40
Reports that the United States Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has put on hold its program that would have given its inspectors wide leeway in ticketing pilots suspected of violations. What the plan requires; Criticisms against the FAA ticketing program; Advantage of a multi-step...
- Pilots Seek Age 60 Rule Exemption. Rimmer, David // Business & Commercial Aviation;May2000, Vol. 86 Issue 5, p20
Reports on the fight being waged by the Professional Pilots Federation (PPF) against the United States Federal Aviation Administration age 60 rule. Petition filed by PPF for some its members; Medical testing undergone by PPF members that is claimed to be beyond what FAA first-class medicals require.
- Supreme Court says age 60 rule stays. Goyer, Robert // Flying;Aug98, Vol. 125 Issue 8, p41
Reports on the refusal of the United States Supreme Court to overturn the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) rule that forces airline pilots to retire at age 60. Implication of the rule; Basis of the court's ruling.
- 60 Is Not the Gold-Watch Age Worldwide. Martin, Linda L.; Gilbert, Gordon A. // Business & Commercial Aviation;Jan1999, Vol. 84 Issue 1, p47
Discusses the impact of United States (US) Federal Aviation Administration's and International Civil Aviation Organization's adherence to an age 60 flying limit for airline pilots. Effective date of the ruling prohibiting airmen over age 60 to pilot aircraft in the US; States which have notified...