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FAA Seeks To Close Regulatory Charter Loophole

The FAA is willing to accept public comments once the proposal is put in the Federal Register.

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Archer Receives Boeing Investment After Legal Battle With Wisk

It hopes to take to the skies by 2025.

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FBI Has 39 FAA Referrals Of Unruly Passengers In 2023

Authorities are concerned that incidents of uncivil passenger behavior remain worryingly high.

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Airlines Ask For Extension Of Minimum Flight Reduction In New York

The current reduction is in place until September and airlines hope to extend it to October.

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ASKA's Flying Car Takes Flight After 300 Mile Road Test In Silicon Valley

The vehicle remained airborne for about half a minute before touching down.

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65 Years Old This Month: A Guide To The FAA's Main Responsibilities

From overseeing airports and pilot certification to research and safety regulation - and more.

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Optimizing Trajectories: What Is The FAA International Flight Test Demonstration?

The aircraft’s trajectory can be managed from take-off to touchdown across multiple countries.

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US Startup Connect Airlines Stalls As Proving Flights Abandoned

The regional carrier claims otherwise, saying additional proving runs have already been scheduled.

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5G Restrictions Kick In For US Airlines: Will More Flight Disruptions Follow?

Major airlines expect minimal operational disruption as a result of the FAA rule.

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United Airlines CEO Calls Out FAA On Disruptions In The Northeast

More than 10,000 flights were affected on two consecutive days.

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Two Years Since Its First Flight: What’s The Latest With The Boeing 737 MAX 10?

Boeing forges ahead with its newest 737 MAX variant despite certification and supply chain challenges.

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FAA Issues Airworthiness Directive To Prevent Loss Of Boeing 777 Horizontal Stabilizer

The inspection requirements could have significant financial and operational consequences for airlines flying the Boeing 777.

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How The Indianapolis 500 Impacts Aviation

We dive into the special accommodations and flight procedures implemented during race weekend.

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Two Planes Aborted Landing At San Francisco International Airport In Near-Miss Incident

The two aircraft were forced to perform go-arounds after a Southwest Boeing 737 was seen taxiing across the runways on which they were due to land.

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FAA Spends $100 Million To Prevent Runway Incidents

A dozen US airports will invest in new infrastructure and technology.

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FAA Plans To Ease Mental Health Barriers For Pilots

We are breaking down the barriers for pilots with Simple Flying's recent podcast with Captain Chris.

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Cathay Pacific Warns Pilots About Taxiing At Slower Speeds

Cathay Pacific pilots have reportedly been taxiing aircraft at slower-than-average speeds.

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Do Pilots Ever Have To Resolve Situations Involving Disruptive Passengers?

Flight attendants are on the front lines. But occasionally, a pilot may intervene.

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FAA Warns Of Disrupted Flights Due To Temperature Increases

This summer, staffing shortages could be the least of most airlines' and airports' worries.

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What Is A Pilot Deviation?

Inadvertent mistakes are rare but happen. Here's a look at the types of pilot deviations.