GREETINGS! First, Here is an update from Washington, D.C. Government Accountability
(GAO) report says the Department of Homeland Security and TSA need to improve their risk assessments across a range
of transportation modes, including aviation. Rep. John Mica (R-FL) claims the GAO findings validate his calls for
reorganization of TSA.
Secondly, Federal Communications Commission (FCC) releases the notice of rule prohibiting the "certification, manufacture, importation, sale, or continued use of 121.5 MHz ELTs". 14 CFR Part 91.207 requires aircraft to carry a fixed ELT, but does not specify either 121.5 or 406 MHz. General Aviation groups are seeking a delay in implementation.
Thirdly, FAA proposes expansion of its icing certification standards, including a new requirement that manufacturers show airplanes can operate safely in freezing drizzle or freezing rain, conditions that constitute an icing environment known as "supercooled large drops" (SLDs, NPRM can be found at http://edocket.access.gpo.gov/2010/2010-15726.htm
Missouri House of Representatives
95th General Assembly, 2nd Regular Session (2010)
Bills Indexed by Subject
AIRCRAFT AND AIRPORTS
None at present
Larry G. Harmon
E-mail address: MPALHARMON228@aol.com
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