Congress Could Weigh FAA, PFC Bill This Week
- Finally, House, Senate Conferees Agree on 4-Year FAA Bill. Ichniowski, Tom // ENR: Engineering News-Record;2/6/2012, Vol. 268, p1
The article reports on a January 2012 agreement between the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives on a 4-year budget authorization bill for the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). The bill includes funding for FAA Airport Improvement Program (AIP) construction grants, caps passenger...
- Notices: DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION. // Federal Register (National Archives & Records Service, Office of;5/13/2014, Vol. 79 Issue 92, p27363
The article presents several notices from the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) in 2014. The Office of the Secretary of Transportation (OST) has issued an emergency order (EO) concerning the need of local notification for high-volume rail transport of Bakken crude oil. The Federal Aviation...
- Congress Clears Long-Term FAA Bill After Four-Year Stall. Ichniowski, Tom // ENR: Engineering News-Record;2/13/2012, Vol. 268 Issue 4, p12
The article reports that the U.S. Congress has authorized Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) construction grants worth 3.35 billion dollars annually. Topics include a brief overview of the aviation bill, which authorizes four years for FAA programs, such as the Airport Improvement Program,...
- 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.