FAA proposes 1,500 flight hr. requirement for US airline pilots
- Judge demands FAA authority to revoke. Lewis, Arnold // Business & Commercial Aviation;Mar1997, Vol. 80 Issue 3, pC8
Reports on a Tucson, Arizona federal district judge's ordering of the US Federal Aviation Administration to present the proper authority, statutory basis and regulation upon which it relies to revoke a pilot certificate for failure to comply with its safety regulations. Details of the case.
- The Federal Aviation Administration. MacLachlan, Suzanne; Siems, Shelby // Christian Science Monitor;5/19/95, Vol. 87 Issue 122, p2
Reports that six inspectors and a dozen private examiners are suspended for issuing of false pilot-rating certificates by the Federal Aviation Administration.
- Pilots can self-certify medical condition to fly with recreational pilot privileges. // Flying;Oct95, Vol. 122 Issue 10, p34
Reports that the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has issued a notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) that will make it possible for pilots to self-certify their medical fitness to fly with recreational pilot privileges. Proposed rule's provision.
- Hearings could begin soon on pilot certificate bill. Gilbert, Gordon A. // Business & Commercial Aviation;Oct97, Vol. 81 Issue 4, p15
Reports that congressional hearing on the proposed legislation introduced to reform the United States Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) emergency authority to revoke pilot certificates, may begin in the fall of 1997. When the legislation was proposed; Status of the pilots while the...
- Colon cancer and chemo. Mac McClellan, J.; Sancetta, Robert; Hunt, John R. // Flying;Aug98, Vol. 125 Issue 8, p82
Discusses the policy regarding a pilot medical certification, issued by the United States Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), after a colon cancer surgery. Information on treatment protocols for colon cancer; Risk factors of colon cancer; Elaboration on FAA requirements for pilots with such...
- FAA reaffirms its role in denying medicals. // Business & Commercial Aviation;Nov94, Vol. 75 Issue 5, p24
Reports on the Federal Aviation Administration's rule change in the language of FAR Part 67 medical certification standards for airmen. Denial of medical certification due to medication use; Response to ruling by the Seventh U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.
- FAA says its speeding up certain airman services. // Business & Commercial Aviation;Nov94, Vol. 75 Issue 5, p24
Reports on the Federal Aviation Administration's expediting of issuance procedures for certification of air pilots. Reduction of processing time; Faster correspondence time; Release of results of written tests.
- FAA's irresponsible deed. Collins, Richard L. // Flying;Sep97, Vol. 124 Issue 9, p14
Criticizes the instrument rating standard set by the United States Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) as part of the certification process for air pilots. Process of instrument rating; Steps in certification; Loose implementation of rating standards by the FAA.
- Hearing loss. Hunt, John R. // Flying;Oct97, Vol. 124 Issue 10, p74
Presents a question-and-answer advisory on the hearing requirements to avail medical certificates. Three examinations carried out by aviation medical examiner on a pilot seeking a medical certificate; Other means of obtaining certification in case the pilot fails in the three tests on hearing;...
- Certifying the diabetic pilot. Reinhart, Richard O. // Business & Commercial Aviation;Apr97, Vol. 80 Issue 4, p78
Reports on the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration's exploration of new ground in its certification of pilots with health problems. Possibility of certifying pilots with insulin-treated diabetes mellitus; Implications for certification of pilots for commercial aviation; `What if's' expressed...