Issue / Aircraft

Making the Case for a National Strategy for Advanced Aviation Platforms

Our national airspace is an artery for commerce, a key domain for national security and homeland defense, and, increasingly, a domain...

Another Case for Increasing Participation of Women in Aviation

The fact that the aviation industry lacks workforce diversity is old news. Various scholarly studies and industry reports have...

Webinar: Eyes in the Skies: How The Ukrainian Crisis Affects Aviation

The war in Ukraine has touched almost every corner of the world in almost as many ways. From parts availability to rising oil prices,...

Subcommittee Hearing Examines Community Concerns Regarding Aviation Noise

This week, the House Transportation’s subcommittee on Aviation held a hearing entitled “Aviation Noise: Measuring Progress in...

Communication Breakdown: T&I Hearing Shows Differing Perspectives Between FAA and FCC on 5G and Aviation Safety

Reminiscent of a certain Led Zeppelin song, all witnesses and Representatives agreed on the utter lack of communication and...

Looking to the Skies: A Centennial Institute Session Recap

If there was one word to describe the state of the U.S. aviation industry in 2019, it was “soaring.” Airlines in the United States...

House Panel Grills FAA Chief Over Implementation of Congressional Directives

Yesterday, the House Aviation Subcommittee got an update from the Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration on the status of...

Year-End Funding Bill Creates New Requirements for Aircraft Certification

As part of the massive omnibus funding bill passed by Congress yesterday, which contains the second round of COVID relief money,...

Time Running Out for Water Resources, Aviation Certification Bills in This Congress

Several key transportation and infrastructure bills are still unsettled, and time is rapidly running out for this Congress to...

FAA Clears 737 MAX for Return to Service as Congress Debates New Aircraft Certification Reform

The Federal Aviation Administration this week approved the return to service of the Boeing 737 MAX aircraft after 20 months of being...

House Democrats Release Critical Report on 737 MAX As Senate Panel Postpones Certification Bill

This week, Democrats on the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee released a 238-page investigative report on the actions...

DOT IG Releases Timeline of 737 MAX Development

After the second fatal crash of a Boeing 737 MAX jetliner in March 2019 led to the worldwide grounding of the new model airplane,...

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