The FAA has begun to introduce changes designed to reduce clutter on government-produced standard instrument departure (SID) charts, and make it easier for pilots to ascertain the equipment requirements for instrument approach procedures.
Source: aopaFAA updating IFR chart formats
Historical allies AOPA and the National Air Transportation Association (NATA) are now pitted against each other in an unusual battle over airport access, fuel costs and fees. AOPA, along with “seven affected pilots” have filed a Part 13 complaint with the FAA against three Signature FBOs in Key West, FL, Asheville, NC and Waukegan, IL
Source: avwebAOPA, NATA Battle Over FBO Costs
The U.S. Commerce Department has set Sept. 25 to issue its opinion on whether Bombardier’s sale of CSeries airliners to Delta Airlines was “dumping.” That term normally refers to the cut-rate sale of produce, lumber or other commodities between countries when one country has a surplus it’s looking to eliminate.
Source: avwebCanada Raises Stakes In Boeing Complaint