Federal Aviation Administration

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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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  • 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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  • Colgan Air Crash

    Analysis of the Crash The National Transportation Safety Board determined that the likely cause of the crash was that both pilots were fatigued (NTSB, 2010). Both the pilot and first officers failed to respond and correct a stall during snowy weather that the airplane could not recover from. Other contributions to the accident were the flight crew’s failure to monitor airspeed in relation to the rising position of the low-speed cue, the flight crew’s failure to obey sterile cockpit procedures,…

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  • Air Mail Act Of 1925

    In the US, aviation legislation advocates felt that all aircraft required federal administration and supervision in order to maintain and improve safety standards in the sky. Therefore, in 1926, the Air Commerce Act was passed (Larsen, Sweeney, & Gillick, 2012). As a result of this legislation, air traffic rules, air commerce, certifying aircraft, licensing pilots, forming airways, and operating air navigation were all regulated. At the time, the Aeronautics Branch in the Department of…

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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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  • 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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  • How Is Valoujet Successful

    ValuJet began operations in 1993 by offering flights out of Atlanta to various Florida cities such as Tampa, Jacksonville and Orlando. After going public after its first year of operations, ValuJet became the fastest airline to generate a profit in American aviation history by generating $21 million. Despite these early successes at a rapid pace, ValuJet’s unprecedented rise within the airline industry came at a price as their fleet consisted of used Boeing airliners, many of them averaging 26…

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  • Air Surveillance Paper

    the task, I needed to familiarize myself with how the original DHS air surveillance requirements were generated and were each line item originated. I discussed the origination of the current requirements with the Director of Air and Marine Operations (AMO) Domain Awareness (DA) and members from the AMOC, the Long Range Radar Joint Program Office (now DASA). I gathered and reviewed National, DHS, and component level air surveillance documents. I needed to be familiar with the general duties…

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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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