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FAA to Install New Runway Safety Technology

April 16, 2024
Austin-Bergstrom, Indianapolis, Nashville and Dallas Love Field will be the first airports in the nation to receive new airfield surveillance systems that will reduce the risk...

FAA Invests $27 Million on Research to Reduce Emissions and Noise

March 28, 2024
Research teams from universities nationwide are working on a variety of aviation environmental topics including sustainable aviation fuels, aircraft emissions, and noise impacts...

FAA Rolls Out New Technology for Controllers to Improve Surface Safety at the Nation’s Airports

March 15, 2024
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announced it is launching a new surface safety tool, called Approach Runway Verification (ARV), at air traffic control towers across ...

FAA: 2025 Budget Proposal Invests in Aviation Safety

March 11, 2024
The proposal includes $1.8 billion for the Office of Aviation Safety to support production oversight and continued operational safety.
Education & Training

Schools Nationwide Receive $13.5 Million in FAA Grants to Develop the Next Generation of Aviation Professionals

March 5, 2024
$9 million will go to 20 schools as part of the FAA’s Aviation Maintenance Technical Workers Workforce Development program

Biden-Harris Administration Announces Nearly $1 Billion in Grants from the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law to Improve 114 Airports Across the U.S.

Feb. 15, 2024
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is awarding $970 million from President Biden’s Bipartisan Investing in America agenda to 114 airports across the country, spanning...

Read Out from FAA Administrator Mike Whitaker’s Meeting with Airlines

Feb. 9, 2024
FAA Administrator Mike Whitaker convened a meeting with airline CEOs to discuss the current state of the U.S. aviation system and find ways to continuously improve safety. He ...

Biden-Harris Administration Announces Nearly $250 Million in Bipartisan Infrastructure Law Funding to Modernize Airports in 37 States

Jan. 30, 2024
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) will award $245.9 million in Fiscal Year (FY) 2024 Airport Infrastructure Grants (AIG) under...

FAA Recommends Visual Inspections of Boeing 737-900ER Mid-Exit Door Plugs

Jan. 22, 2024
The Boeing 737-900ER is not part of the newer MAX fleet but has the same door plug design.

FAA Increasing Oversight of Boeing Production and Manufacturing

Jan. 12, 2024
Among the actions is an audit involving the Boeing 737-9 MAX production line and its suppliers to evaluate Boeing’s compliance with its approved quality procedures.

Articles & News


5 Fast Facts: FAA's New SMS Rule

Feb. 20, 2023
The aim is to help airports detect and mitigate safety problems before they result in accidents or incidents.
Billy Nolen
Business & General Aviation

What's Advanced Air Mobility?

Aug. 4, 2022
Acting FAA Administrator Billy Nolen discusses the evolution and safe integration of drones and advanced air mobility into the national airspace.
Petty Officer 1st Class Levi Read, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons
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Rotorcraft Operators Face Disruptions, Groundings as 5G Rollout Looms

Jan. 14, 2022
The Helicopter Association International is warning that the 5G wireless services rollout on Jan. 19 could result in rotorcraft groundings due to interference with aircraft radio...
Education & Training

25 Years: Then and Now: Human Factors Training: A Look Back and Forward

April 11, 2014
There are at least four phases that represent maintenance human factors training: individual worker understanding of human factors challenges; individual manager understanding...

Videos & Resources

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Building a Better Air Traffic System

April 27, 2022
Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg visits one of the critical air traffic control facilities that will receive funding thanks to the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL).
Energy Institute
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Quality Control

Control of Fuel System Icing Inhibitor and Diesel Exhaust Fluid at Airports

March 25, 2022
It is critical to flight safety to ensure that controls are in place to prevent FSII/anti-icing additive/PRIST/DICE being confused with Diesel Exhaust Fluid/AdBlue that is required...
Quality Control

Safety Assessment for Jet Fuel Contamination with Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF)

Jan. 16, 2020

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FAA Closely Monitoring Inspections of Boeing 737 MAX Airplanes

Jan. 2, 2024
Boeing has issued a Multi-Operator Message, urging operators of newer single-aisle airplanes to inspect specific tie rods that control rudder movement for possible loose hardware...

FAA Schedules Additional Runway Safety Meetings

Nov. 7, 2023
The Federal Aviation Administration continues to address runway safety risks with 16 runway safety meetings for the remainder of the year. These meetings are in addition to the...

U.S. Airports Receive Funding to Deal with Winter Weather

Oct. 31, 2023
As winter approaches, 47 airports in 23 states will be better prepared to keep airport operations running safely and smoothly.

FAA Releases Halloween Memes to Reduce the Rate of Unruly Passengers

Oct. 30, 2023
The FAA is releasing new memes as part of its ongoing campaign to reduce the rate of unruly passengers, which has ticked up in recent months. One meme features a Halloween couples...

FAA Statement on EPA Finding Regarding Lead Emissions from Piston Engine Aircraft

Oct. 23, 2023
The EPA's endangerment finding requires the FAA to regulate fuel composition and with this decision, the FAA will initiate rulemaking aimed at controlling or eliminating aviation...

$201M in Bipartisan Infrastructure Law Lights the Way to Improve  Runway Safety 

Sept. 27, 2023
82 airports will improve runway, taxiway lighting.
Sustainable Aviation Fuel

Biden-Harris Administration Announces Nearly $300 Million for Projects to Reduce Carbon Pollution from Aviation as Part of Investing in America Agenda

Sept. 26, 2023
The application window is now open for $245 million in sustainable aviation fuels (SAF) infrastructure projects and $47 million in low-emission aviation technology projects.

FAA Proposes $477,000 Penalty Against Virgin Islands Port Authority

Sept. 22, 2023
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is proposing a $477,000 civil penalty against the Virgin Islands Port Authority for improper airfield maintenance at Cyril E. King Internationa...

Federal Aviation Administration Returns Mexico to Highest Aviation Safety Status

Sept. 15, 2023
With a return to Category 1 status, Mexico can add new service and routes to the U.S., and U.S. airlines can resume marketing and selling tickets with their names and designator...