Happy Monday morning! It was a slow-ish news week this past week, but, just like the last couple of weeks, there’s some new FAA-related stuff, at least. Also some cool stuff for people interesting in biofuels. Don’t forget to follow us on Facebook and Twitter to be the first to find out what’s going on at CapJet!
“The FAA issued a policy statement establishing the requirement for operators to obtain ATC authorizations to fly aircraft that are not equipped for ADS–B Out through ADS–B-mandated airspace beginning in January 2020.” (AIN Online)
“Federal airport grants are not only enabling small airports to flourish but also protecting others from shuttering, NBAA president and CEO Ed Bolen told lawmakers last week, stressing these grants must be protected.” (AIN Online)
“Aerion Corp, developer of the AS2, which when completed would be the world’s first supersonic business jet, plans to certify the $120 million aircraft to be able run on pure biofuel, as well as the currently mandated jet-A blends that are seeing increasing use in commercial and business aviation.” (AIN Online)
“Business aviation pilots and cabin crews are facing a new level of scrutiny in some countries as authorities begin testing them for alcohol consumption during ramp inspections at airports, according to NBAA.” (AIN Online)