1/26 NBAA Welcomes Dr. Susan Northrup as New FAA Federal Air Surgeon - HERE     1/22 FCC NUDGES LIGADO PLAN FORWARD - ROSENWORCEL NAMED ACTING FCC CHAIRWOMAN - HERE    1/20 New Piper Wing Spar AD Affects 5,400 Aircraft - HERE    1/19 Volocopter Moves To Enter U.S. eVTOL Air Taxi Market - HERE    1/15 TSA Seeks GA’s Assistance in Security Surrounding Inauguration     1/16 AVIATION GROUPS PRESS FOR THIRD EXTENSION OF PANDEMIC SFAR - HERE    1/9 Indonesian Jetliner Crashes Into the Sea After Takeoff, Carrying 62 - HERE    1/9 Chao resigns from Transportation Department, citing 'traumatic,' 'avoidable' Capitol riot    1/9 DEFENSE BILL HOOKS LIGADO FOR COSTS FROM GPS JAMMING - HERE    1/06 FAA Announces Final Rule to Facilitate the Reintroduction of Civil Supersonic Flight - HERE    1/04 Air Methods: 'No Surprises' Law Details Raise Concerns - HERE    12/28 Tribunal Rules Delta ‘Retaliated’ Against Pilot For Safety Report - AVweb - VIEW HERE     12/28 Oxford team directly converts CO2 to jet fuel using iron-based catalysts -READ HERE    12/25 Congress Passes “Aircraft Certification, Safety, and Accountability Act” - Read About It    12/27 Another Jet Pack Flyer spotted near Palos Verdes - See it Here    12/21 MUTANT VIRUS - Some Countries BAN UK FLIGHTS - Read It     12/21 Contentious Bill Contains FAA Reforms - READ IT HERE     12/20 NBAA - Disenfecting Aircraft Evolution - Read it HERE    12/20 Pilots and Air Traffic Controllers May Receive Moderna Vaccine, With Appropriate Precautions - MORE HERE    12/16 FCC disregards aviation groups' concerns - From AOPA - HERE    12/13 NASA Names Artemis Team - Learn About it Here     12/07 Chuck Yeager flies away at 97 - Read it Here    12/06 Scoop: Uber in talks to sell air taxi business to Joby - from NBAA - READ IT HERE    11/30 Canada Mandates 406 ELTs, Foreign Aircraft Need Beacon - More Here    11/23 Initial Drone Registrations About to Expire - Read More    11/22 Drone Crashes Into LAPD Copter: Operator Nabbed - READ IT HERE    11/15 AD TO MANDATE CESSNA TAIL CONE AND STABILIZER INSPECTIONS - AOPA - READ IT HERE    11/10 FAA in final stages of Boeing 737 MAX review; could approve as early as Nov. 18 - Read it Here    11/4 Whiteman Airport changing management - see So Cal Airports Page    11/5 FAA Wraps Up UAS Integration Pilot Program - Read it Here     11/2 GPS Users Ask Senate Committee To Block Cell Network -Read it Here    10/4 FAA Extends COVID-19-Driven SFAR 118 - From NBAA - Read it HERE    9/14 NBAA Urges FAA to Implement Standardized, Scalable Minimum Equipment List Processes - READ MORE     9/10 NBAA Supports FCC Recommendation of C-Band Frequency for Drones - READ MORE    9/6 Blocked ILS Signals Prompt Whistleblower Complaint - AVweb - READ MORE    8/10 Survey Says FAA Inspectors Feel Pressure To Accommodate Business - AVweb - Here     8/9 LA County Fire Dept. Adds Two Firehawk Helicopters - Read it Here    8/02 FAA Moves Toward Regulation, Deployment of Airport Counter-UAS Technology - Read it Here.    7/19 Rep. Rouda creates Coastal Orange County Aircraft Noise Mitigation Task Force - read here    7/18 NEC ACR Optimization Project Timeline Slips Due to Pandemic - read more    6/01 Coalition CONCERNED About Radio Altimeter Integrity Vs FCC - From AIN - Here    FAA STATEMENT UPDATE 737 MAX - READ ABOUT MOST RECENT DEVELOPMENTS HERE

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