ARSA RSS Feed ARSA LinkedIn
Ask ARSA Pay ARSA

Deal Reached for “Clean” FAA Extension

On Sept. 9, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) and House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH-8), reached an agreement to extend funding and operating authority for the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).

The proposal is a “clean” extension of the agency’s programs at current funding levels through Jan. 31, 2012, and contains no policy changes. With the 21st extension of VISION 100, the nation’s most recent aviation law, expiring on Sept. 16, urgent action is necessary to prevent another shutdown of the FAA.

Both the House and the Senate have approved new, multiyear FAA reauthorization bills, but negotiations between the two chambers to iron out differences between the two proposals has stalled.

~~~ posted 9/13/11 ~~~



More from ARSA

Quick Question – Human Factors Findings for Training Development

Approved maintenance organizations with EASA, TCCA, or ANAC approval must include human factors topics in their training programs. In November 2019, change 7 of the FAA-EASA Maintenance Annex Guidance (MAG)…Read More

FAA and EASA Publish MAG Change 9

On June 20, the FAA and EASA released change 9 to the Maintenance Annex Guidance associated with the bilateral agreement between the two civil aviation authorities. The compliance date for…Read More

Wait & See – The Name Game

Thank you to those who helped with the most pressing element of ARSA’s establishing a complementary 501(c)(3) charitable organization to support aerospace maintenance career development. The new organization will provide a means…Read More

ARSA Leads “Can do” Panel, EASA Shares SMS Compliance Date

From June 11-13, ARSA’s leadership team participated in the 2024 FAA-EASA International Aviation Safety Conference in Washington, DC. The annual event alternates between Cologne and the American capital city as…Read More

Repairman History Points ARAC to Certificate’s Future

On June 13, the FAA Aviation Rulemaking Advisory Committee (ARAC) received the final report of its Repairman Certificate Portability Working Group. The report includes thorough regulatory analysis in response to…Read More
ARSA