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US scraps plan to allow knives inside planes

Bowing to pressure from lawmakers and aviation industry, a federal agency responsible for the security of airports in United States has announced to shelve its plan to allow small knives inside a......

Full text: What Modi, Obama agreed on

This is the joint statement issued by the ministry of external affairs on the visit of US President Barack Obama to India. Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Barack Obama assessed the......

7-year-old air crash survivor praised for her courage

Sailor Gutzler of Nashville, Illinois, escaped death when the Piper PA-34 aircraft went down on Friday evening in rural western Kentucky, killing her parents, her sister and a cousin. Kentucky......

US: dead after small plane crashes building near Wichita airport

Four people were killed on Thursday when a small plane lost power after takeoff and crashed into a building at an airport in Kansas. The plane crashed at Wichita's Mid-Continent airport,......

Gaza bloodbath continues, diplomats scramble for ceasefire

Bloodbath in Gaza continued unabated today with Israel and Hamas refusing to back down in the conflict that has killed over 660 Palestinians and 31 Israelis, even as US Secretary of State John......

European Union to review air safety in India in November

European Union will review air safety in India in the light of US Federal Aviation Administration down grading India in February. It has sought details of action taken by the Directorate General of......

India wants fresh US audit for air-safety upgrade

The Directorate General of Civil Aviation has asked the US’s Federal Aviation Administration for a fresh audit by end-August of the safety oversight mechanism. Sources in DGCA said the letter......

Bill to constitute Civil Aviation Authority gets govt nod

A bill to constitute a Civil Aviation Authority to administer and regulate aviation safety and have an oversight over air transport operators, navigation service providers and other related issues,......

US regulator downgrades Indian aviation safety ratings

India's aviation safety ratings have been downgraded by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) from the top to the second category, which would affect expansion of flights by Indian......

Federal aviation body may submit final audit report on DGCA by January

US aviation regulator Federal Aviation Administration has completed its second round of safety audit of its Indian counterpart DGCA and is likely to submit its final report by January, official......

  People speak for federal aviation administration

  • QNA
Q. will you believe in the report of NTSB ?
:  A. These are industry based investigation and ICAO and IATA too accept these/their reports .The newly formed government-industry initiative have its...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/will-you-believe-in-the-report-of-ntsb-//answers/17149595

anushka desai
Q. What does the usage black box refer to in aviation?
Anushka Desai:  A. The US govt. federal agency Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is responsible for the safety of civil aviation and its regulations require...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-does-the-usage-black-box-refer-to-in-aviation/17149429/answers/14743147

joyesh chakraborty
Q. what is the jump seat in the cockpit of an aircraft?
Joyesh Chakraborty:  A. A jump seat (or jumpseat), officially known as an auxiliary crew station, is a seat in an aircraft cockpit for individuals not operating the...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-is-the-jump-seat-in-the-cockpit-of-an-aircraft/14736847/answers/15190865

Arshad Khan
Q. Any idea about the rotorcraft?
Arshad Khan:  A. An aircraft, especially a helicopter, that is kept partially or completely airborne by airfoils rotating around a vertical axis.Rotorcraft is a...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/any-idea-about-the-rotorcraft/15190793/answers/9335698

clifford lobo
Q. what makes a plane not get hurt when lightning happens.
Clifford Lobo:  A. 1) Many planes have their outer areas (called skins) made from aluminum. This is a metal that is a very good conductor of electricity. If lightning...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-makes-a-plane-not-get-hurt-when-lightning-happens./9334230/answers/2855754

  Web results for Federal Aviation Administration
Joint Statement during the visit of President of USA to India Shared Effort; Progress for All

The President of the United States of America, Barack Obama, accompanied by First Lady Michelle Obama, is visiting India from 25-27 January 2015.... ...

http://www.narendramodi.in/joint-statement-during-the-visit-of-president-of-usa-to-india-shared-effort-progress-for-all/
India- U.S joint statement

ANI | New Delhi January 25, 2015 Last Updated at 23:26 IST Prime Minister Narendra Modi and U.S. President Barack Obama expressed confidence that... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/news-ani/continued-bilateral-ties-will-increase-investment-create-jobs-india-u-s-joint-statement-115012500815_1.html
FAA Identifies Airport Capacity Constraints and Improvements

The third edition of a Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) report on long-term airport capacity needs concluded that the FAA and airport... ...

http://www.travelandtourworld.com/news/article/faa-identifies-airport-capacity-constraints-improvements/
FAA Warns of Fire Risk from E-Cigarettes in Checked Luggage

The Federal Aviation Administration is warning airlines about the fire risk from e-cigarettes, adding the popular cigarette substitute to a list of... ...

http://www.frequentbusinesstraveler.com/2015/01/faa-warns-of-fire-risk-from-e-cigarettes-in-checked-luggage/
Noblis Headquarters to Move to Reston, Virginia in 2016

Noblis, Inc., a leading provider of science, technology, and strategy services to the federal government, is pleased to announce that it will move... ...

http://www.bizwireexpress.com/showstoryPRWeb.php?storyid=355008

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