The Ultimate NOTAM Quiz! (Part One)
With space often tight and time at a premium, a series of abbreviations are used within NOTAMs to disseminate information efficiently. This week on the Key.Aero commercial aviation quiz, we’re putting your knowledge of some of these official ‘contractions’ to the test. Good luck!
Why Virgin Atlantic has been fined $1m by the US government
Virgin Atlantic has been fined $1.05m by the US Department of Transportation (DOT). Read the full story on Key.Aero
Boeing 787 Dreamliner deliveries resume
Boeing handed over its first 787 Dreamliners in more than a year after the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) approved the manufacturer’s inspection and modification plans.
Saab Awarded Virtual Ramp Control System Contract
Saab Awarded Contract from Kansas City International Airport for Virtual Ramp Control System
Strike action: laser attacks on aircraft
Incidents of laser strikes on aircraft are serious threats to those on board. Mark Broadbent looks at how the problem is being tackled
U.S. Releases First-Ever Comprehensive Aviation Climate Action Plan
US plan to achieve net-zero emissions by 2050 builds on Biden-Harris Administration efforts launching Sustainable Aviation Fuels Grand Challenge, electrifying airport equipment and developing more efficient aircraft
FREQUENTIS installs 201st voice switch for the FAA
Monroe, Louisiana (MLU) receives milestone voice communication installation in long running FAA replacement program. Now more than 200 Frequentis VCS in place.
FAA issues warning to Boeing 767 and 757 operators
The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has warned operators of Boeing 757 and 767 aircraft about the potential for inadvertent pilot activation of the automated go-around mode.
FAA Launches Nationwide ATC Architectural Solicitation
FAA launches nationwide solicitation to design air traffic control towers of the future, seeking concepts that address sustainability and rapid construction
Skyward integrates updated LAANC
Latest generation of FAA’s LAANC introduces authorizations for drone flights at night and refined airspace grids for Skyward customers