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2014-09-17 16:20:33

WASHINGTON, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA and aviation partners of the agency's North Texas Research Station (NTX) facility will host a media availability with NASA Administrator Charles Bolden at 11:15 a.m. CDT Friday, Sept. 19, in Fort Worth, Texas. The event will highlight new and cutting-edge NASA aeronautics technologies being evaluated to improve air travel across the country. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20081007/38461LOGO Reporters are invited to...

2014-09-17 12:20:47

First company authorized to fly unmanned aircraft out of Griffiss International Airport FAIRFAX, Va., Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Logos Technologies has received authorization from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to begin flight-testing of the unmanned Tactically Expandable Maritime Platform (TEMP) unmanned aerial system (UAS). Testing will be conducted at the Northeast UAS Airspace Integration Research Alliance (NUAIR) FAA UAS test site at the Oneida County Griffiss...

2014-09-15 16:23:28

Court may Decide if Federal Arbitration Act Applies Procedurally in State Courts CHICAGO, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Minerals Development & Supply Company, Inc., announced that they have filed a supplement to their Petition of Writ of Certiorari in the United States Supreme Court. This supplement will give the Supreme Court an opportunity to address whether the venue provisions of the Federal Arbitration Act ("FAA") can be procedurally applied in state court proceedings, an...

2014-09-11 16:27:25

Saving Lives with "Emerging Trends in Successful Sudden Cardiac Arrest Response Programs" to be Presented by FAA Manager Employee Safety/Health Services Holloway, EU Medical Director Braun REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Health and safety professionals attending the 2014 National Safety Council Congress and Expo (Sept. 13-17, San Diego) can learn how and why to implement WorkSafe(TM), a sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) response program used by the FAA, Google, Procter...

2014-09-07 23:02:38

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has recognized the aviation achievements and 20+ year mishap-free safety record of Kenneth Klothe through inclusion in the prestigious FAA Airmen Certification Database. Mr. Klothe is the Chief Pilot and President of Trident Star Global, LLC. Washington, DC (USA) (PRWEB) September 07, 2014 Chief Pilot and Entrepreneur Kenneth Klothe has been certified at the highest level of pilot ability as “airline transport pilot” (ATP) in the Airmen...

2014-09-02 23:09:26

PJS’ industry leading safety standards include its comprehensive list of pre-screened vendors. This new resource, maintained by the Safety Team, represents the premier charter operators in the world. Seabrook, NH (PRWEB) September 02, 2014 Private Jet Services (PJS) has unveiled a new industry Safety Team. Headed by Director of Safety and Innovation Monique Albert, the team will work daily with the firm's aviation consultants and industry partners to develop and maintain systems and...

2014-08-19 16:20:28

WASHINGTON, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On December 30, 2013 the FAA suddenly, and without warning, terminated its proven program for educating potential new air traffic controllers. Military veterans, students and graduates from the 36 FAA-authorized Air Traffic - Collegiate Training Initiative (AT-CTI) colleges and universities were wiped from the FAA's list of eligible applicants. In the FAA's words, "the list was purged." Despite very high demand for controllers the...

2014-08-18 08:21:21

Metron Aviation President to Be Honored in October ALEXANDRIA, Va., Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Air Traffic Control Association (ATCA) has chosen Monte Belger, President of Metron Aviation, as its 2014 recipient for its highest honor, the Glen A. Gilbert Memorial Award. Throughout his 40-plus years in aviation, Belger has held standout positions as acting administrator for the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), and most recently was appointed President of Metron...

2014-08-14 20:20:30

Avionica adds another STC to its growing list with new satLINK MAX MIAMI, Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Avionica announced the FAA issuance of a Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) for satLINK MAX, the industry's first Iridium based ATS SATCOM for air transport aircraft. Avionica also announced United Airlines as the launch customer. The FAA granted design approval for the Avionica satLINK MAX SATCOM communications system as the first RTCA/DO-262A compliant voice and data SATCOM...

2014-08-13 08:21:21

LOUISVILLE, Ky., Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On the eve of the first anniversary of the fatal crash of United Parcel Service Flight 1354, UPS pilots are calling for an end to the carve-out of all-cargo airline operators from FAR Part 117, the new pilot rest and operating rules enacted by Congress. On August 14th, 2013, at 4:47 AM CDT, UPS Flight 1354 crashed on approach to Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport, killing Captain Cerea Beal, Jr. and First Officer...


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grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
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