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May 16, 2022
Spirit AeroSystems' executive vice president Sam Marnick sits down with Aviation Week's Molly McMillin to discuss the company's diverse and growing business.
May 13, 2022
Advanced air mobility aircraft manufacturers are calling for clearer guidance from the FAA over certification requirements after the regulator signaled a change in rules governing approval for winged electric vertical-take-off-and-landing vehicles.
May 10, 2022
The pilot’s decision to continue flying under visual flight rules into deteriorating weather conditions caused the December 2019 fatal crash of a Safari Aviation sightseeing helicopter in Hawaii, the NTSB said May 10 in a probable cause finding that faults the FAA for poor leadership and oversight of air tour operators.
May 06, 2022
The FAA sees soon-to-be finalized guidance that unifies several related pilot competences under one umbrella as the first edition of a document that will be expanded in future years, a senior agency executive said. 
May 06, 2022
Previous sections of this article series covered why compartmentalization can help focus and cockpit distractions. I've kept this technique to myself…
May 05, 2022
Mineta was the longest-serving U.S. Transportation Secretary in the department’s history and a difference-making advocate for the nation’s aviation system. 
May 05, 2022
A look at distractions in the cockpit and how too much flight compartmentalization can cause errors.
May 04, 2022
Focus requires you to zero in on what is important and place that into a “compartment” that precludes outside distractions.