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Daily Insight: Thursday 23 May 2019: No Quick Resolution for MAX Likely Internationally

News The meeting today between the FAA and international regulators in Dallas is likely to be contentious, with questions regarding the FAA certification process and oversight of Boeing, Boeing’s design philosophy for the aircraft, and how in an age of mandated...

Perspectives: The Pilot Shortage

Having spent two days last week at the Regional Airline Association annual convention last week, I listened to numerous discussions on the labor shortage issues facing the industry, especially the pilot shortage. One of the continuing problems facing the regional...

Premium 2018.10 – The FAA’s January 1, 2020 ADS-B mandate

By January 1, 2020, the FAA says that your aircraft must be equipped with ADS-B Out to fly in the most controlled airspace. Federal Regulations 14 CFR 91.225 and 14 CFR 91.227 contain the details.  The FAA estimates that between 100,000 and 160,000 general aviation...

Innovative Aerospace Technologies Go Mainstream in 2018

As we look over the technology landscape, several innovative technologies are moving from concept into production as new aircraft and engine programs reach the market.  Let’s take a look at those that will soon explode in volume and provide intriguing opportunities as...