Entries by Miami Flight Academy

News and Updates – FAA-EC Pact Paves the Way for Lower Costs for U.S. Manufacturers.

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the European Commission (EC) have signed a decision that will pave the way to lower fees that the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) charges U.S. manufacturers to validate their design approvals.The agreementcalled Bilateral Oversight Board Decision 0008 (BOB 0008)was formalized at the 17th Annual FAA-EASA International Safety Conference in…

News and Updates – FAA Commissions New Tower at Sarasota Airport

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) cut over to a new air traffic control tower at Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport early this morning. The new, 128 foot-tall tower will enable air traffic controllers to continue to provide the safest, most efficient service to flights at the busy Florida airport.Air traffic controllers working in the 525 square-foot tower…

Privatization: Here We Go Again

Subscribe today to Plane & Pilot magazine for industry news, reviews and more! If you thought ATC Privatization was dead and buried, think again. The plan, which would cede control of air traffic management to a board controlled by the airlines, suffered defeat earlier this year, only to be inserted at the eleventh-hour into a funding…