Posts Tagged ‘FAA’

A Brief History of the Federal Aviation Administration

The modern age of powered flight began in 1903 with the Wright brothers. The twelve-second flight set the stage for the development of the first practical airplane in 1905. The rest of the world recognized what was set into motion and as a result, the early 20th century witnessed countless aviation developments. Dangers of Early…

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What the FAA Reauthorization Act means for air travel

What the FAA Reauthorization Act means

Wondering what the FAA Reauthorization Act means for airlines? If you’re wondering what the FAA Reauthorization Act means for airlines, passengers and air travel in general, we’ve got the lowdown on this new legislation, signed off by President Trump on Friday. One of the key roles of the bill is to extend the authority of…

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What to look for in a flight school

what to look for in a flight school

Do you know what to look for in a flight school? If you’re thinking about learning to fly, you’re probably also wondering what to look for in a flight school. After all, there are so many schools out there, you’ll want to invest your time and finances in the best way possible. The good news…

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Taking the FAA Medical Exam: What to Expect

taking the FAA medical exam

What’s involved in taking the FAA Medical Exam? As you probably know, taking the FAA medical exam is a process every would-be pilot has to undergo – and it’s something you can expect to do throughout your flying career. After all, you can’t learn to fly until you hold a third-class FAA medical certificate. However,…

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FAA Relaxes Regulations for Air Ambulances

The FAA has loosened regulations for ambulance helicopter pilots. These changes will allow air ambulances to fly in weather conditions not otherwise permitted for aircrafts. In instances where weather reports are not available, air ambulance helicopters will be able to fly as long as long as the pilot ensures certain visibility requirements are met.

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