Michael Whitaker Confirmed as FAA Chief

The agency has been without a Senate-confirmed administrator since March 2022.
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Deadheading Pilot Tries to Douse Engines in Flight

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JetEXE Buys Lancair, Plans Sustainable Designs

The company is looking at implementing new designs, an expansion and a move to new facilities.
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Collings Foundation Reaches Settlement with ‘Nine-0-Nine’ Crash Victims

The Collings Foundation has settled legal claims involving eight of the 10 passengers who were aboard its B-17 Nine-0-Nine when it crashed at ...
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Air Safety Institute’s Richard McSpadden Dies In Crash

The AOPA senior vice president was in a Cessna Cardinal that went down after takeoff in New York.
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GPS Spoofing Raises Alarms

Aircraft using Airway UMB688 in northern Iraq are experiencing complete navigation system failures due to hacking, according to a report.
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F-35B Pilot Explains Ejection to 911 Operator

The audio illustrates a knowledge gap with emergency response personnel on dealing with military aircraft crashes.
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Survey: Business Aviation Pilot Salaries Up 12 Percent

The NBAA's annual data also found that retention bonuses for senior captains averaged $27,000.
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Report: Whitaker Nomination for FAA Administrator Expected on Thursday

Mike Whitaker spent 15 years at United Airlines before becoming the agency's deputy administrator in 2013.
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‘Light Sport’ Fly-By-Wire Helicopter Unveiled

The two-seat helicopter can be flown away by nearly anyone as soon as the new MOSAIC regs come into effect, according to its ...
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