In light of the pandemic, the Council of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) has agreed to use the 2019 emissions value for 2020 for the Carbon Offsetting and Reduction Scheme for International Aviation (CORSIA) “to avoid inappropriate economic burden on the aviation industry.”
The U.S. Departments of Transportation, Homeland Security, and Health and Human Services jointly issued its Runway to Recovery: The United States Framework for Airlines and Airports to Mitigate the Public Health Risks of Coronavirus guidelines to support the health and safety of passengers, aviation employees, and the aviation industry.
Due to COVID-19, Nicholas Robinson, the Director General of Civil Aviation for Transport Canada, has allowed candidates to attempt a flight test prior to completing a written exam for the issuance of an Instrument Rating or any of the Initial Instructor Ratings.
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The European Union Aviation Safety Agency has certified an electric airplane, the Pipistrel Velis Electro, the first type certification world-wide of a fully electric aircraft and an important milestone in the quest for environmentally sustainable aviation.
The International Business Aviation Council recently conducted its annual International Standard for Business Aircraft Handling standards board meeting where it virtually introduced the members for 2020-2021.
The C-19-triggered deficit in training capacity is temporary. Growth, and the pilot shortage will eventually return. Now is the time to develop the Flight Academy of the Future, suggests Capt. John Bent, FRAeS.
With the appropriate steps to improve the sanitary situation in airports and aboard aircraft, airlines around the globe are looking to restart passenger activity. The way forward is unclear, and indeed not easy.
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has created an Unmanned Aircraft Systems Collegiate Training Initiative (UAS-CTI) to address the Section 631 requirement of the FAA 2018 Reauthorization Act. The Unmanned Aircraft Systems Collegiate Training Initiative (UAS-CTI), is designed for universities, colleges, and technical schools by the FAA to recognize institutions...