Revised certification rules affect all pilots
- 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.
- Why Senior Citizens Should Fly. Raphael, Todd // Workforce;Apr2001, Vol. 80 Issue 4, p96
Presents a commentary on a rule of the United States (U.S.) Federal Aviation Administration that prohibits all pilots to operate an airplane at age 60. Analysis on health issues associated to the ability of senior pilots to operate a plane despite their age; Importance of experience over age in...
- Failure to communicate. Fiorino, Frances // Aviation Week & Space Technology;9/12/94, Vol. 141 Issue 11, p17
Reports that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is studying whether to mandate minimum English language standards for pilots of foreign carriers flying into the United States. Requirements of such a rule; Outcome of communications difficulties arising between US controllers and foreign...
- Pilot pairing rule issued. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;5/1/95, Vol. 142 Issue 18, p34
Reports on the United States Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) plan to require airline captains and first officers to have at least 100 hours of line operating experience in the type of aircraft they will fly. Aim of the rule to prevent pairing of two pilots with lower experience levels...
- FAA dumps `ticket program'. Richfield, Paul // Business & Commercial Aviation;Sep99, Vol. 85 Issue 3, p38
Reports that the United States Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has scrapped a proposal to issue the aviation equivalent of traffic tickets to pilots who commit minor violations in favor of a more liberal stance. Earlier criticism of proposal from general aviation lobby groups; Agency's...
- Pilots take age-60 rule fight to federal court. Gilbert, Gordon A. // Business & Commercial Aviation;Jan1995, Vol. 76 Issue 1, p12
Reports that the Arlington, Virginia-based organization Professional Pilot Federation is suing the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) over its `Age-60 Rule.' Failure of the agency to act on the petitions challenging the age requirement for pilots to fly aircraft under the FAR Part 121...
- FAA reveals rest rule timetable. Richfield, Paul // Business & Commercial Aviation;Jul99, Vol. 85 Issue 1, p40
Reports on the United States Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) start of enforcement of rules mandating scheduled rest periods for pilots on reserve status. Requirements for pilots under current FAA regulations; Need for the FAA to audit commercial operators' compliance with rest rules in...
- 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.