Aviation Safety Legislation
The Airline Safety and Federal Aviation Administration Extension Act of 2010 (PL 111-216) was signed into law on August 1, 2010. For a summary of the provisions included in this new law, please click here.
Safety Improvement Items
- Pilot Records Database
- Flight Crewmember Mentoring, Leadership, and Professional Development
- Crew Member Training, Stall and Upset Recognition and Recovery Training, and Remedial Training Programs
- Regional Air Carrier Ticket Disclosure
- Flight and Duty Time Limits
- Safety Management Systems
- Crew Member Screening/Qualifications
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Links to Inspector General Reports
Links to Legislation
PL 111-216 - The Airline Safety and Federal Aviation Administration Extension Act of 2010 - Officially signed into law on August 1, 2010
House Bill H.R. 5900 - Airline Safety and Federal Aviation Administration Extension Act of 2010
Senate Bill S.1163 - Bill introduced by Senator Charles Schumer (NY) mandating a non-industry expert to participate in the FAA Administrator’s Management Advisory Council
Senate Bill S.1283 - Bill introduced by Senator Charles Schumer (NY) mandating air carriers to fully disclose the actual operator of each flight segment during the booking process
Senate Bill S.1284 - Bill introduced by Senator Olympia Snowe (ME) mandates several critical safety issues be reflected in new FAA regulations and new processes be implemented to ensure one level of safety across all air carriers
House Bill H.R.915 - FAA Reauthorization Bill that includes several amendments relating to aviation safety
House Bill H.R.3371 - Airline Safety and Pilot Training Improvement Act of 2009 - Stand-alone aviation safety bill passed by the House on October 13th by a vote of 409-11.
Senate Bill S.1451 - FAA Air Transportation Modernization and Safety Improvement Act - the Senate's FAA Reauthorization Bill with numerous aviation safety provisions related to the issues associated with Flight 3407
Senate Bill S.1744 - Enhancing Flight Crewmembers' Training - Proposed by Senator Charles Schumer (NY), requiring all pilots to have an Airline Transport Pilot (ATP) license prior to being hired by a commercial airline.
Other Related Links
Press Release on the Passage of H.R. 3371 - House approves new air safety bill.
Air Line Pilots Association White Paper - 'Producing a Professional Airline Pilot'
www.ntsb.gov - National Transportation Safety Board
www.faa.gov - Federal Aviation Administration
www.congress.org - Congressional website to lookup your local congressmen and track their stance on issues
www.planesafe.org - National Air Disaster Alliance/Foundation (NADA/F): A group comprised of survivors and family members impacted by previous aviation disasters