A Busy Past Seven Days in Aviation
Here is what’s new in aviation over the past week.
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FAA Says It Failed To Tell Capitol Police About Plane Flight
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Aviation Administration acknowledged Friday that it failed to alert Capitol Police about a parachute jump at a nearby baseball stadium, a misstep that led to a security alert and evacuation of the Capitol.
6 Factors That Could Shape The Future Of Aviation In The UK
MPs have recommended a wholesale shake-up of how the airline industry is regulated, and how it conducts itself, while roundly criticising some of the decisions taken by the government during the pandemic.
By Gary Noakes | TTG Media
YouTube Influencer pilot Trevor Jacob crashed his plane on purpose so that he could record it for a video, the FAA finds
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has revoked the private pilot certificate of a YouTube influencer pilot after determining that he crashed his plane on purpose for a video. “You demonstrated a lack of care, judgment and responsibility by choosing to jump out of an aircraft solely so you could record the footage of the crash,” the agency told YouTuber Trevor Jacob on April 11, in a letter seen by Insider.
By Waiyee Yip | Insider
These 2 Fuel Sources Might Be the Future of Aviation
When it comes to powering airplanes in the future, there are some intriguing options being developed. In this video clip from “The High Energy Show” on Motley Fool Live, recorded on April 5, Fool.com contributors Travis Hoium, Lou Whiteman, Jason Hall, and Tyler Crowe discuss two fuel sources that could become more widely used and change aviation in the next 10 years
By Travis Hoium, Tyler Crowe, Jason Hall, and Lou Whiteman | The Motley Fool
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