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FAA to Host Virtual International Rotorcraft Safety Conference

Registration is now open for the Federal Aviation Administration’s first virtual International Rotorcraft Safety Conference, which will take place Oct. 27 through Oct 29 to explore ways to reduce the national and international helicopter accident rate. Leaders from the FAA’s Aircraft Certification and Flight Standards Services will open the conference, followed by programs for the entire ...
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Notice of Proposed Rulemaking: Control of Air Pollution from Airplanes and Airplane Engines: GHG Emission Standards and Test Procedures

Rule Summary Related Topics Regulations for Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Aircraft . In this action, EPA is proposing greenhouse gas (GHG) emission standards that would apply to certain new commercial airplanes, including all large passenger jets. These proposed standards would match the international airplane carbon dioxide (CO2) standards adopted by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) in 2017. This proposed action, if ...
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FAA Revises International Safety Rating for Pakistan

WASHINGTON – The  Federal Aviation Administration  (FAA) announced today that Pakistan has been assigned a Category 2 rating because it does not comply with  International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO)  safety standards under the FAA’s International Aviation Safety Assessment (IASA) program. Under IASA, the FAA assesses the civil aviation authorities of all countries with air carriers that have applied to fly to the United States, ...
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U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao Announces Guidance for Air Travel in Response to COVID-19

Thursday, July 2, 2020 WASHINGTON – U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao today announced public health guidance to airlines and airports for the recovery of the Nation’s air transportation system from the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) public health emergency. The Runway to Recovery  was developed by the Department of Transportation, Department of Health and Human Services, and the Department ...
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