Concerns mount over air traffic controller staffing levels – GovExec.comConcerns mount over air traffic controller staffing levelsGovExec.com – 15 minutes agoFAA’s Administrator’s Fact Book indicates that controller staffing levels reached 17070 in fiscal 2004, but fell to 16645 the following year. …

FAA Issues NPRM for Pilot, Flight Instructor, and Pilot School … – Vertical Magazine (press release)FAA Issues NPRM for Pilot, Flight Instructor, and Pilot School …Vertical Magazine (press release), Canada – 16 hours agoComments are due on or before May 8, 2007, and should be identified by the docket number FAA-2006-26661. Comments may be submitted on the DOT Docket Web …

FAA issues safety rules for tour firms (Sharewatch)The Federal Aviation Administration also promised to keep closer track of deaths and other accidents involving air tours. Safety investigators have pressed for this, having looked into 107 accidents that killed 98 people between 1998 and 1995.

Audio Clip on JFK Jr. Flight Released – SouthFlorida.comWashington PostAudio Clip on JFK Jr. Flight ReleasedSouthFlorida.com, FL – 8 hours agoBudd, who generally performed clerical tasks, is heard speaking in a hushed tone, his voice slightly quaking as he asks whether the FAA can track Kennedy’s …Audio Tape Released In JFK Jr. Accident Aero-News NetworkAudio clip on JFK Jr. flight released KAITAudio Clip About Missing JFK Plane Released KWTXall 385 news articles

FAA Announces Public Meeting of ARAC Meeting on Rotorcraft Issues – Vertical Magazine (press release)FAA Announces Public Meeting of ARAC Meeting on Rotorcraft IssuesVertical Magazine (press release), Canada – 15 hours agoThe Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has announced that the Aviation Rulemaking Advisory Committee (ARAC) will be hosting a public meeting to discuss …

JetBlue In Trouble (WSTM-TV NBC 3)JetBlue is in trouble for testing pilots for fatigue on flights with passengers on board– without telling the passengers. The Federal Aviation Administration is investigating whether JetBlue pilots were flying past the eight hour limit, which pushes the level of fatigue.

Sestak To Host Public Meeting On FAA’s Proposed Airspace Redesign – Holmes Media Town Talk NewsSestak To Host Public Meeting On FAA’s Proposed Airspace RedesignHolmes Media Town Talk News, PA – Feb 7, 2007Congressman Joe Sestak (PA-07) will host and moderate a "town hall" public meeting on the FAA’s proposed airspace redesign and airport expansion at …

The Federal Aviation Administration also promised to keep closer track of deaths and other accidents involving air tours. Safety investigators have pressed for this, having looked into 107 accidents that killed 98 people between 1988 and 1995.FAA issues new standards for air tours (Sharewatch)

Newark Airport Ranked In Worst For On-Time Flights (WCBS-TV New York)For the third time in four years, federal transportation officials have ranked Newark Liberty International Airport as the worst among major airports for on-time arrivals, and the airport isn’t doing well with on-time departures either. Newark, one of three major commercial flight hubs serving the New York area, saw only 62.56 percent of its flights arriving on time in 2006, according to new …

FAA issues new standards for air tours – Meadow Free PressFAA issues new standards for air toursMeadow Free Press, ID – 13 minutes agoThe FAA?s new standards require better passenger briefings and life preservers for passengers on planes that fly over water. Within 18 months, aircraft that …