Today, NATA amplified your voice on the FAA’s intent to initiate a rulemaking directed at public charter operations that could impact the entire part 135 community. In collaboration with our air charter members, NATA raised awareness about the complexity of proposed changes and voiced our collective concerns through the public comment process. We appreciate both our members’ input into NATA’s submitted comments and action to bolster our efforts by submitting their own remarks.
Saturday, October 7, 2023
On October 6, 2023, Airlines for America (A4A), publishers of Spec 103 - Standard for Jet Fuel Quality Control at Airports (ATA 103), issued Bulletin 2023.2 - Mandatory Emergency Actions for Filter Monitor Vessels/Elements.
Thursday, October 5, 2023
Time is running out to have your voice heard on the FAA’s intent to initiate a rulemaking impacting on-demand charter operators.
Thursday, October 5, 2023
Facet Filters issued an important notice yesterday, October 4th, regarding their Fuel Filter Monitor elements qualified to EI 1583, 7th edition. The notice recommended that the use of Facet Fuel Filter Monitors be temporarily ceased after ICP Copper Testing performed under EI 1583 Specification yielded results outside the acceptable limits. The notice applies to both jet fuel and Avgas applications where Facet Fuel Filter Monitors are used and can be viewed here: Facet Fuel Monitor Notice_10-4-23.
Saturday, September 30, 2023
Today, Congress averted a government shutdown and lapse of FAA authority by passing H.R. 5860, which provides 45 days of temporary government funding at existing levels and a 3-month extension of current FAA authorization.
Friday, September 29, 2023
Your elected officials need to hear from you TODAY to avert detrimental impacts to Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) authority, the traveling public, and the entire aviation industry.
Your voice is powerful! Thanks in part to NATA member engagement with elected officials, the Obernolte-Cartwright Amendment on transient aircraft parking has been halted in the House of Representatives for now.
Your voice is crucial to protecting aviation businesses and airports from the security risks and economic consequences of a legislative proposal pending before Congress. Please contact your Representative and ask them to vote NO on the Obernolte-Cartwright Amendment to the House of Representatives’ FAA reauthorization bill.
The new Safety 1st Training Center is launching this Saturday, July 1st!
As we prepare for the final transition we want to remind you that today is the last day to complete any training in our current learning management system (LMS).
Over the weekend, the House and Senate released separate FAA Reauthorization bills and scheduled committee mark-ups for this week. Although vastly different, both bills include NATA proposals to address FAA backlogs related to 135 certification, check pilot functions, and aircraft conformity, as well as aviation workforce development.