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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......

Shooting in US airport kills 1 security officer, injures many

A security official was killed and several others injured in an unprovoked shooting incident on Friday at Los AngelesInternationalAirport, one of the busiest in the US, prompting authorities to......

Los Angeles airport evacuated after shooting

Parts of Los Angeles International Airport -- one of the busiest in the US – were evacuated on Friday morning after reports of a shooting in which a TSA (Transportation Security......

Drones used in US for surveillance: FBI chief

The Federal Bureau of Investigation has for the first time acknowledged that it uses drone aircraft domestically for surveillance in a "very minimal way", even as the Obama administration grapples......

Shootout at Houston Airport, gunman killed

Chaos broke out at the main airport of Houston when a man fired gunshots into the air with his assault rifle, before shooting himself to death. The incident took place on Thursday, when the suspect......

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......

Boeing receives federal approval for battery test

Aviation major Boeing has received federal approval to its plan to test the battery system of its 'Dreamliner' planes, which were grounded early this year after a fire in one of the aircraft due to......

Boeing permitted to conduct flight tests of Dreamliner

The US Federal Aviation Authority (FAA) has allowed Boeing to carry out flight tests of its 787 Dreamliner in order to help it check its troubled electrical system and batteries which is......

  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
Malaysia Airlines picks Syria route now

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia Airlines re-routed a Kuala Lumpur-to-London flight over Syrian airspace on Sunday after its usual route over Ukraine was... ...

http://timesofindia.feedsportal.com/c/33039/f/533998/s/3cb968b6/sc/8/l/0Ltimesofindia0Bindiatimes0N0Cworld0Crest0Eof0Eworld0CMalaysia0EAirlines0Epicks0ESyria0Eroute0Enow0Carticleshow0C388275860Bcms/story01.htm
Malaysia Airlines Flight Over Syria Reflects War Zone Challenge

Passengers queue up at the Malaysia Airlines ticketing booth at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport in Sepang March 9, 2014. Kuala Lumpur:... ...

http://www.ndtv.com/article/world/malaysia-airlines-flight-over-syria-reflects-war-zone-challenge-562659
Random checks catch 99 tipsy Indian pilots since 2011

Random Indian pre-flight safety checks have caught 99 tipsy pilots since 2011, the national aviation minister told parliament on Monday. The... ...

http://www.hindustantimes.com/india-news/random-checks-catch-99-tipsy-indian-pilots-since-2011/article1-1243050.aspx
FLYHT Receives Re-Issued Hawker Beechcraft STC from the Federal Aviation Administration

From the Wires Jul. 21, 2014 07:06 AM CALGARY, ALBERTA -- (Marketwired) -- 07/21/14 -- FLYHT Aerospace Solutions Ltd. ("FLYHT" or the... ...

http://in.sys-con.com/node/3124825
6 die in two small plane crashes under unknown circumstances in Arizona

Summary There was no word Sunday on the identities of any of the dead or the causes of the crashes. Two small planes went down in separate... ...

http://indianexpress.com/article/world/americas/6-die-in-two-small-plane-crashes-under-unknown-circumstances-in-arizona/

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