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22 Jul

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04 Jul

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Latest FAA News and Updates, Press Releases, Fact Sheets, Speeches, and Testimony
  • Today's Air Traffic Report:Lingering wind from Tropical Storm #Jose may slow flights in Boston (BOS) and the New York area (EWR, JFK, LGA). Thunderstorms are possible this morning in Minneapolis-St. Paul (MSP) and likely this afternoon in southern Florida (FLL, MIA). Morning clouds are forecast for San Francisco (SFO).Pilots: Check out the new Graphical Forecasts for Aviation (GFA) Tool from the Aviation Weather Center.For up-to-the-minute air traffic operations information, visit fly.faa.gov, and follow @FAANews on Twitter for the latest news and Air Traffic Alerts.The FAA Air Traffic Report provides a reasonable expectation of any daily impactsto normal air traffic operations,...

  • WASHINGTON FAA Administrator Michael Huerta today drove home the importance of working together in the face of natural disasters that have caused so much devastation in recent weeks, in his final speech before ICAOs North American, Central American and Caribbean (NACC) Directors of Civil Aviation meeting.The 2017 hurricane season already has devastated too many of our nations. As if that wasn't enough, our friends in Mexico were struck by two deadly earthquakes as well, Huerta said at the NACC meeting in Washington. Some of our attendees here today have family in Mexico City, where the extent of this weeks quake...

  • Administrator Michael HuertaWashington, DCRemarks as Prepared for DeliveryGood morning, everyone. It's a real pleasure to join you today.My schedule kept me from being here before now, but I understand it's been a very productive week.Id especially like to congratulate COCESNA and IATA on their new agreement to share safety data, as well as Canada on its accession to the Multiregional Civil Aviation Assistance Program.Im happy we were all still able to come together for this meeting. I was starting to think Mother Nature wouldn't let it move forward as planned.There's no question that it's been a challenging few weeks for...

04 Jul
A native Californian, David Wallace graduated from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and was commissioned a Navy Ensign in 1984 as a Surface Warfare Officer; he retired twenty years later. 
 
He is currently a Navy civilian employee of the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command as a test and evaluation specialist within the Navy's Acquisition Workforce.  Son of a Navy pilot, he realized his dream of becoming a pilot in the days following his Navy retirement. 
 
Unaware of Plus One, he earned his Private pilot certificate at a Gillespie-based flying club.  Seeking to serve the community, he joined Civil Air Patrol in 2007 and is a Mission Pilot and mission Incident Commander.  He has participated in multiple missing aircraft search missions and located/secured numerous emergency locator transmitters.  
 
He has been a Plus One member since 2011 and has earned his instrument rating and Commercial pilot certificate as a club member.  He hosts the annual Desert Drop, a spot landing and sand-bomb contest.
 
His flying goals include a tailwheel endorsement, glider and multi-engine ratings, and landing at every public use airport in California.
 
Term Expiration: 30 June 2019