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  • Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Requirements

    Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Requirements Introduction For several years now, FAA has remained pivotal in the formulation and development of sensible aviation regulations in the US. FAA keeps advancing with the government allocating it new responsibilities. For instance, the government directed the agency in 2012 to create laws related to small civilian drones. Despite the issue raising significant concerns, it did not adversely affect the FAA operations. The 1958 formulated body possess a broad range of requirements that guide the operations of aircraft. Title 14 of the FAR act contains all the regulations by FAA that enhance the efficient and safe use of the US airspace. The paper provides a comprehensive analysis of…

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  • Federal Aviation Administration (Part 14 CRF)

    Aviation Parts Certification Regulations In order for aviation parts manufacturers, to produce and sell parts for engines or aircraft, not only do they have to be certified to produce parts, but the parts that they produce must be certified by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). This process is governed by Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR). According to the FAA Design, Manufacturing, & Airworthiness Division, Electrical & Mechanical Equipment Branch, federal…

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  • Air Cargo Deregulation Act Case Study

    (2014), not everyone in the industry was in favor of this bill. He continues to say that, as a whole, the aviation community did not support deregulation mainly because many of the weaker airlines feared that their most profitable routes (which were currently protected under regulation) would now have competition that would take over the less financially stable airline’s routes (Lawrence, 2014, p. 227). Other fears that came about were things such as the hire of non-union workers, in so doing…

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  • Summary: Three Fictional Scenarios

    3 Fictional Scenarios The worker’s name is John Park, and he is currently employed by the Federal Aviation Administration. The Federal Aviation Administration is a federal company that is responsible for the safety of civil aviation. Some of our major roles are safe movement of air traffic, issuing safety alerts and expediting traffic based on priority (What we do, n.d.). We as a company have over 100 facilities scattered throughout the United States. Worker John Park has always been a hard…

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  • Drones Regulations

    On Aug. 29, drone regulations changed for everyone in the US when the Federal Aviation Administration regulation titled Part 107 took effect. These new rules made it easier for businesses to use drones but also regulated some aspects of drone usage by the public. These rules are fairly simple and easy to understand. The majority of drone hobbyists will only be required to follow a few extra guidelines. Drones Must Fly Below 400 Feet While technically the FAA had rules against flying above 400…

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  • Applied Aviation Safety Case Study

    Applied Aviation Safety The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has the mission of “providing the safest and most efficient aerospace system in the world” (FAA, n.d.). In order to accomplish this mission, they analyze information from many sources and determine where safety needs improvement in the aviation industry and then look for solutions to the issues. In 2006, the FAA wrote AC 120-92, Introduction to Safety Management Systems (SMS) for Air Operators, to establish a voluntary system…

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  • Human Error In Aviation

    In today’s aviation world, aircraft are designed with multiple systems to aid aircrew with all aspects of flight; however, the only factor that aircraft manufacturers can’t eliminate is the integration of human error. “Human errors represent the mental or physical activities of individuals that fail to achieve their intended outcome”*. In order to properly predict human error factors we must first understand some factors that make up human error, such as “fatigue” and “situational stress”.…

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  • Delivery Drones Research Paper

    in the past five years around the world. Drones are vastly being used for delivering medical aide, surveillance, search and rescue, etc (Daly 1). The commercial use of drones are also in the process of developing. Retailers are developing ways to deliver products to consumers using these drone aircrafts. Amazon Prime Air is an example of such drone-based delivery system. At this point in time, it is illegal for commercial use of drones in the United States, but different models of drones are…

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  • Summary: The Evolution Of Drone Regulations

    regulations are also taking flight. Several countries have already formalized or are in the process of formalizing rules and laws relating to drone operations. In turn, these new laws could pave the way for a thriving market in drones. (For more, see How Drones Are Changing The Business World.) Why Drone Regulations Are Necessary There are two reasons why countries are moving at a breakneck speed to regulate drones. The first is related to the commercial prospects of drone operations.…

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  • Regional Airline Pilot Essay

    On February 12, 2009 Continental Connection flight 3407 crashed during landing approximately 5 miles from Buffalo-Niagara International Airport. This accident killed all 49 passengers and crew on board the aircraft as well as an individual on the ground. The subsequent investigation determined that, among other things, pilot experience and training were contributing factors to the accident (United States. National Transportation Safety Board, 2010). In the wake of the accident loved ones of the…

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