Tag: Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)

All flights across US grounded due to FAA computer system glitch

All flights across the United States have been grounded due to a computer system glitch at the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). The FAA announced that the computer system, which is responsible for managing the country's airspace, experienced an issue that resulted in a nationwide ground sto...

Reliable Robotics and Astral Aviation Collaborate

Reliable Robotics, a leader in autonomous aircraft systems, and Kenya-based airline Astral Aviation today announced a strategic collaboration with the goal of enhancing aviation safety and increasing air cargo connectivity in sub-Saharan Africa through the use of automated aircraft. Africa is poi...

Textron Aviation celebrates first delivery of the new Cessna SkyCourier to FedEx Express

Textron Aviation today announced the first delivery of the Cessna SkyCourier twin utility turboprop to FedEx Express. This is the first of 50 freighter aircraft that global logistics firm FedEx Express ordered as the Cessna SkyCourier’s launch customer. The clean-sheet aircraft achieved Fede...

ATSG’s PEMCO Receives FAA Approval for its Boeing 737-700 FlexCombi Conversion Program

Air Transport Services Group, Inc. announced today that the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration has approved its Passenger-to-FlexCombi conversion program for the Boeing 737-700 Next Generation aircraft. ATSG said the FAA issued a Supplemental Type Certification for its unique conversion design...

United’s first flight carrying cargo in-cabin takes off

United continues to keep supply chains moving and to meet the demand for critical shipments around the globe. Recently, United received approval from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to carry cargo in approved storage areas in the passenger cabin. Our inaugural cargo-in-cabin flight fle...

Air cargo logistics hub to be developed at Airglades International in Florida

Airglades International Airport (AIA) in Florida is to be developed into a dedicated US-Latin American air cargo logistics hub. Private investors will turn AIA from a general aviation airfield into a specialist freight airport, for all-cargo, but with a particul focus on perishables from Latin A...

UPS applies for FAA certfication to operate drone delivery flights

UPS has applied to the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for Part 135 certification to operate commercial drone flights in the UPS network under a subsidiary business called UPS Flight Forward. The new subsidiary is a recently incorporated business that could receive Part 135 certificat...

AEI receives FAA certification for B737-800SF

Aeronautical Engineers (AEI) has received an FAA Supplemental Type Certificate for the passenger-to-freighter (P2F) conversion of Boeing 737-800 aircraft. The prototype B737-800SF freighter conversion was completed in December yet experienced a delay in certification due to the partial government...

Kawak certified to repair 757-200 cargo door hydraulic components

US-based Kawak Aviation Technologies has earned Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Part-145 Air Repair Station certification that enables it to perform maintenance, repair and overhaul services on Precision Aircraft Solutions Boeing 757-200 cargo door hydraulic components. Kawak is the sole manu...

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