Regulatory Update: ADS-B Out Installations

The FAA recently published a Legal Interpretation regarding Flight ID that essentially requires the aircraft Flight ID (either aircraft call sign or aircraft registration number) to be accurate to the aircraft's flight plan.

FAA Reorganizes Aircraft Certification Service

On July 23, 2017, the Federal Aviation Administration began implementing what it called its “new, functionally-aligned organizational structure to execute the certification strategy,” as the agency revamped its Aircraft Certification Service (AIR) after officials spent several months crafting a reorganization plan.

Five Aircraft Owners win $1,000 from AEA for ADS-B Out Installation

To help incentivize owners of general aviation aircraft meet the Federal Aviation Administration's ADS-B Out equipage mandate in the United States, the Aircraft Electronics Association randomly awarded five aircraft owners with $1,000 toward an ADS-B compliant upgrade during the Experimental Aircraft Association's AirVenture Oshkosh, July 24-30, in Wisconsin.