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FAA to drone owners: Get ready to register to fly
11-23-2015: While an actual rule could be months away, drones weighing about 9 ounces or more will apparently need to be registered with the Federal Aviation Administration going forward.
Contract Aviation Maintenance: Safer, More Efficient
11-11-2015: On November 10, ARSA Executive Vice President Christian A. Klein issued this response to James B. Steele's "Disturbing Truth About How Airplanes Are Maintained Today," published in the December issue of Vanity Fair magazine...
FAA to improve helicopter safety, prevent deadly fires
11-10-2015: The Federal Aviation Administration plans to take a major step toward preventing people from being burned to death in helicopter crashes...
The Disturbing Truth About How Airplanes Are Maintained Today
11-09-2015: In the last decade, most of the big U.S. airlines have shifted major maintenance work to places like El Salvador, Mexico, and China, where few mechanics are FAA certified and inspections have no teeth.
Unsecured jet bolts under heightened FAA scrutiny at Allegiant
10-28-2015: When two Allegiant Airlines pilots couldn't control their plane and scrubbed a takeoff from Las Vegas in August, the carrier discovered that a critical piece of equipment in the tail had come loose.
Virgin Atlantic jet was forced into emergency landing at Gatwick because engineers installed a part of the landing gear UPSIDE DOWN
10-23-2015: The lives of 447 passengers were put at risk when a stricken Virgin Atlantic jet was forced to make a dramatic emergency landing because engineers installed a part upside down, investigators found.
FAA to airline passengers: Leave spare batteries at home
10-13-2015: The Federal Aviation Administration is encouraging airline passengers to leave their spare lithium batteries at home when they pack for flights.
US to back ban on lithium battery shipments on passenger planes, citing fire, explosion danger
10-08-2015: The risk of unstoppable fires is prompting U.S. officials to back a proposed international ban on rechargeable lithium battery shipments as cargo on passenger airlines.
FAA To Investigate Cracked Windshield Incident
10-07-2015: Federal Aviation officials said a report will be filed to them after a cracked windshield forced a local flight to return.
How rare are pilot deaths on commercial flights?
10-05-2015: The death of a pilot on an American Airlines flight bound for Boston Monday was the eighth pilot death during a commercial flight since 1994, the Federal Aviation Administration said.  The number included both commercial passenger and cargo pilots and commercial charter pilots.
Lithium Battery Shipping Rules Could Get Safety Overhaul
10-02-2015: International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) member nations and airline safety advocates will attempt this month to legislate a safer way to transport billions of lithium-chemistry batteries by air every year.
With FAA's New Kid Seat Safety Rule, Will Kids Fly Safer?
09-30-2015:  Just when you think nothing the government does could surprise you, along comes the FAA's new child safety seat rule and, yes, leaves me surprised.
Inhofe Pilots' Rights Bill Gains Momentum
09-30-2015: General aviation advocates are encouraged that Sen. James Inhofe (R-OK) has secured a more than filibuster-proof 67 co-sponsors for the Pilots Bill of Rights 2 (PBOR 2) bill, clearing the way to move forward on the measure. Inhofe, who told an audience at EAA in July that his goal was to reach 60 co-sponsors on the bill, late last week appealed to his colleagues in the Senate to enable consideration of the legislation "in the next very short period of time."
An Overview of MAG, Change 5
09-28-2015: On September 9, the FAA and EASA signed change 5 to the Maintenance Annex Guidance (MAG). Repair stations must ensure compliance with revisions by December 8, 2015, unless a later date is agreed to by the authorities.
Lawsuit: Plane toilet cleaner poisons consumer drinking water
09-25-2015: Five American Airlines workers have accused the airline of using watercooler jugs to carry chemicals aboard planes to decontaminate lavatories -- and then returning the jugs to commercial circulation to be refilled with drinking water and redistributed.
FAA Provides Incomplete Clarification on Return to Service
09-21-2015: The FAA Chief Counsel's clarification of its letter to ARSA is incomplete—as the association's original letter attempted to delineate, there will be more than one person involved in accomplishing work for an air carrier.
American stops flights at major airports, problems soon resolved
09-17-2015: American Airlines says it has fixed the connectivity issue that stopped flights heading to and from Dallas, Chicago and Miami.
FAA controllers reveal flaw that could cause collisions
09-16-2015: The government's own watchdog agency is calling for Congress and the White House to make the skies safer.
FAA Affirms Repair Station Personhood
09-15-2015: On Sept. 11, the FAA issued a legal interpretation in response to a request for clarification whether a part 145-certificated repair station may prepare an airworthiness release on behalf of an air carrier for work it performed on an aircraft.
ARSA Works: FAA Affirms Part Recovery Rights
08-25-2015: On August 25, the FAA affirmed ARSA's contention that a repair station's rating allows it to make "continue-in-service" determinations on internal or attached articles.

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