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  • News and Updates - Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update
    3/31/2020 7:00pmThe Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) will award approximately $10 billion in funds to commercial and general aviation airports from the Trump Administrations newly created <a href="https://www.congress.gov/bill/116th-congress/house-bill/748" <InvalidTag Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES) Airport Program.The funds will provide economic relief to airports around the country affected by…
  • News and Updates - Fly Safe: Addressing GA Safety
    The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the general aviation (GA) communitys national #FlySafe campaign helps educate GA pilots about safety, including loss of control (LOC), powerplant failure, and controlled flight into terrain (CFIT).Stay safe! Thisserieswill show you how you can incorporate safety into every flight.Do You Have Your WINGS?Regular readers…
  • News and Updates - FAA Air Traffic Report
    Today's Air Traffic Report:Thunderstorms could delay flights today in Atlanta (ATL) and Memphis (MEM). Low clouds could slow traffic in Boston (BOS), Chicago (MDW, ORD), Dallas-Fort Worth (DAL, DFW), the New York area (EWR, JFK, LGA), Philadelphia (PHL), San Francisco (SFO) and Seattle (SEA).Pilots: Check out the new Graphical Forecasts…
  • News and Updates - FAA Projections Show Strong U.S. Air Travel Demand
    NOTE: The FAA prepared this data before COVID-19 restrictions were placed on air travel to, from, and within the United States.WASHINGTON Commercial air travel passenger levels grew 4.2 percent on U.S. airlines in the last fiscal year (FY), from 780 million in FY 2018 to 813.3 million in FY 2019,…
  • News and Updates - FAA to Implement Denver Metroplex Project This Week
    The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is implementing the Denver Metroplex project on March 26, 2020.The comprehensive project will use satellite navigation to move air traffic more safely and efficiently through the area. It includes 29 new routes and modifications to 15 existing routes.Community involvement was a critical part of the…
  • Speech - Airports: The Heart of American Aviation
    Administrator Stephen DicksonWashington, DCRemarks As DeliveredGood afternoon everyone, and thank you to the Airports Council International-North America and the American Association of Airport Executives for the invitation to be here today.Im a relative newcomer to the FAA, having started in the role as Administrator back in August. But Im no…
  • Speech - Back to the Future: The Winged Gospel
    Administrator Stephen DicksonWashington, DCRemarks As DeliveredGood afternoon everyone, and thank you for attending today.You know, watching that video makes me appreciate all the progress weve made in aerospace in a relatively short few years, and how fast were moving into the future.It occurs to me that children born today, when…
  • News and Updates - FAA Expands Weather Camera Program to Colorado
    The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is expanding its highly successful weather camera safety program to Colorado.The FAA has entered into a cost-reimbursement agreement with the State of Colorado Division of Aeronautics to install weather cameras on 13 Automated Weather Observing Systems (AWOS) in mountainous areas, beginning in the spring of…
  • News and Updates - While a Laser is Small in Size, its Impact on Pilots is Huge!
    WASHINGTON The Federal Aviation Administration(FAA) remains vigilant in bringing awareness to the misuse of lasers when pointed towards aircraft. The FAA recorded more than 6,000 incidents in 2019, compared to 5,663 reports in 2018.Although laser pointers are fun to play with, lasers can be dangerous when pointed towards the sky.…
  • News and Updates - Aunque los lseres son pequeos, su impacto para pilotos es enorme!
    WASHINGTONLa Administracin Federal de Aviacin (FAA) se mantiene alerta para dar a conocer el mal uso de los lseres cuando se apuntan hacia los aviones. La FAA registr ms de 6,000 incidentes en 2019, en comparacin con 5,663 reportados en 2018.Aunque es divertido jugar con los punteros lser, los lseres…
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