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The FAA's New Hiring Process Leave Students Up In The Air

Posted by Brenda Stoltz on Thu, Jul 10, 2014

Last November, the Federal Aviation Agency (FAA) announced a new initiative that involved hiring more than six thousand air traffic controllers over the next few years. As part of this new initiative, the FAA also announced a new hiring practice that is changing the way candidates prepare and are selected into the FAA academy, which trains air traffic controllers.

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Tags: Aviation News

Aviation News: How ALIAS Might Change Autopilot

Posted by Brenda Stoltz on Thu, Jun 05, 2014

Earlier this year, U.S. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel announced that the Obama administration would work to shrink the size of the U.S. Army to pre-World War II levels due to budget concerns. Since then, the Department of Defense (DoD) has announced various ways it plans to do more with less, including creating more autonomous full-scale aircraft and the IT systems that support automation.

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4 Things That Cost More For Airline Customers Now And In The Future

Posted by Brenda Stoltz on Thu, May 08, 2014

It seems like the cost of everything related to air travel is going up. And while price increases for fuel are expected, other, less common aspects of flying are getting more expensive as well. Let’s take a look at four things, other than oil, making the cost of flying soar.

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Who's Hiring in the Airline Industry?

Posted by Brenda Stoltz on Thu, Apr 24, 2014

While the recent storms that affected airline travel nationwide did have some negative impact on jobs in the airline industry, overall, we’re starting to see an increase in hiring across the board. That’s great news for pilots, flight staff, flight crew, and all the folks at your local airport who help it run seamlessly.

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The Future of Air Travel

Posted by Brenda Stoltz on Thu, Apr 03, 2014

Our cell phones get smarter, lighter, and faster every year, so why shouldn’t air travel? An industry that, by its nature, doesn’t often make visible strides in technology has some pretty exciting features just around the corner.

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FAA Says No Experience Needed for Air Traffic Controllers

Posted by Brenda Stoltz on Thu, Mar 27, 2014

In the past, any person interested in becoming an air traffic controller needed military or aviation experience. Now those restrictions have been removed, and experience is no longer required for the position.

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Tags: Aviation News, MISC

New FAA Rule: Pilots, Please Turn Off All Electronic Devices

Posted by Brenda Stoltz on Thu, Mar 20, 2014

While passengers have been asked to turn off their cell phones, tablets, computers, and e-readers for years, pilots have never been required to adhere to this policy...until now.

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Tags: Aviation News, Aviation Security and Safety

Record Number of Flights Cancelled Thanks to Unprecedented Weather

Posted by Brenda Stoltz on Thu, Mar 13, 2014

The bad news for the air transportation industry continued through February as more flights were cancelled or delayed due to the unprecedented number of snow and ice storms throughout much of the eastern and northern U.S.

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Tags: Aviation News

Boeing 767 Jets Get Second Look from FAA

Posted by Brenda Stoltz on Thu, Feb 13, 2014

The FAA has ordered safety checks of over 400 Boeing 767 jets beginning in March, due to some concern about moveable tail sections that could potentially cause loss of control of the airplane.

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Tags: Aviation News, Aviation Security and Safety

The Real Cost of Bad Weather to the Air Transportation Industry

Posted by Brenda Stoltz on Thu, Feb 06, 2014

It looks like winter is continuing to roar into 2014, with snow and ice shutting down schools and businesses in places it hasn’t snowed in more than a generation, like southern Mississippi. Naturally, this greatly affects air transportation industries.

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Tags: Aviation News, MISC

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