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Friday, October 21, 2022
The FAA has released the first aircraft standardized training curricula for use in training pilots at Part 135 operators.

Friday, October 7, 2022
Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) took a long-anticipated first step in a multi-step process to use its authority to address aircraft fuel lead emissions through the issuance of a preliminary endangerment finding.

Friday, September 30, 2022
In a flurry of legislative activity this week before breaking for midterm elections, Congress moved forward on several pieces of aviation legislation and passed a continuing resolution to avert a government shutdown through December 16.

Wednesday, June 1, 2022
In accordance with Article VI, Section 3 of the NATA Bylaws, the annual meeting of members will be held in conjunction with NATA’s Aviation Leadership Conference on June 16, 2022 at 12:15 p.m. Eastern. The meeting will take place during a luncheon at The Ritz Carlton, Pentagon City in Arlington, VA. The purpose of the meeting is for the election of directors and other issues as properly may come before the members.

Friday, March 11, 2022
The FAA has updated its Notice to Air Missions (NOTAM) prohibiting operation of certain Russian owned or controlled aircraft within the United States.

Monday, December 27, 2021
A federal appeals court ruling has given the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) a green light on its Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) requiring workers to be vaccinated or tested weekly for COVID-19 at private companies with 100 or more employees. On Friday, the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals reversed an earlier court decision that had temporarily halted the ETS. In response, OSHA announced intentions to resume implementation of the ETS on a modified schedule.

Friday, December 17, 2021
The NFPA Standards Council voted to approve Tentative Interim Amendment (TIA) 1610 earlier this month, officially granting a 24-month extension to the compliance deadline for section 5.1.12 of the 2022 revision of NFPA 407 Standard for Aircraft Fuel Servicing. Section 5.1.12 requires airport fueling vehicle loading racks to be equipped with automatic shutoff devices that are compatible with fueling vehicles.

Wednesday, December 1, 2021
After the recent emergence of the Omicron variant of the COVID-19 virus, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a Directive in accordance with CDC’s Contact Information Collection Order (Order) requiring the transmission of contact information for passengers who have been in South Africa, Botswana, Eswatini, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, or Zimbabwe. The CDC will provide the passengers’ contact information to jurisdictional state and local public health partners for public health follow-up. The Directive requires aircraft operators and airlines that are not currently transmitting the designated information for passengers via established DHS systems to transmit the designated information within 24 hours following each such flight’s arrival into the United States for all such passengers aboard.

Thursday, November 4, 2021
Today, the Department of Labor announced that the Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) has filed an Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) mandating COVID-19 vaccination or weekly testing for employees of private companies with 100 or more workers. The ETS will be officially published in the Federal Register on Friday, November 5.

Thursday, October 28, 2021
NATA is pleased to announce that the 2022 National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 409: Standard on Aircraft Hangars incorporates changes proposed and supported by NATA, providing aviation businesses significant tools to protect against fire without the use of foam fire suppression systems.

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