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  • Airline Industry Safety
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    Airline Industry Safety

    Participants talked about the last 70 years in airline safety and about current challenges to maintaining airline safety. Among the topics they addressed were improvements in airline…

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  • Aviation Safety
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    Aviation Safety

    Mr. Hinson, who will retire from his position as FAA administrator at the end of the year, reflected on his four years at the agency. He spoke about several accomplishments, including…

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  • Technology and Aviation Security
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    Technology and Aviation Security

    The committee held a hearing on technological solutions to improve aviation security. Two administration officials, one member of the Presidential Commission on Aviation Security and…

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  • Child Pilot Safety
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    Child Pilot Safety

    The subcommittee studied legislation which would impose an age limit on people trying to set a record with an aircraft. Senator Inhofe, Rep. Lightfoot, both of whom are certified flight…

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  • Aviation Safety
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    Aviation Safety

    Mr. Hinson talked about the history and responsibilities of the Federal Aviation Administration. He focused on safety procedures and technology. He took questions from the audience.

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  • Aviation Safety
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    Aviation Safety

    U.S. and British airport authorities testified about the necessity of heightened airport security. Witnesses gave input as to why these increases are necessary, and strategies to accomplish…

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  • FAA Safety Issues Part 2
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    FAA Safety Issues Part 2

    Committee members heard testimony from Ms. Schiavo and Mr. Jordan about the FAA safety inspection program and Department of Transportation oversight of the agency, specifically regarding ValuJet…

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  • FAA Safety Issues Part 1
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    FAA Safety Issues Part 1

    Committee members heard testimony from Mr. Hinson and Secretary Pena about the FAA safety inspection program and Department of Transportation oversight of the agency, specifically regarding…

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  • ValuJet Grounding Part 2
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    ValuJet Grounding Part 2

    Subcommittee members heard testimony from FAA officials concerning the investigation into the safety record of ValuJet airlines. They testified about why the agency did not shut down the airline sooner…

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  • FAA Reauthorization
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    FAA Reauthorization

    Committee members heard testimony from FAA and airport officials concerning budgetary and personnel requirements and structure for the agency. Much of the testimony focused on air travel…

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  • FAA Safety Inspection Program
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    FAA Safety Inspection Program

    Committee members heard testimony from several FAA officials, and representatives from other federal agencies concerning the FAA safety inspection program. They testified three basic…

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  • Aviation Safety
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    Aviation Safety

    Committee members heard testimony on how unapproved airplane parts are affecting air safety. Unapproved parts are those that don’t meet FAA manufacture or repair guidelines.

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  • Aviation Safety
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    Aviation Safety

    Committee members heard testimony from FAA officials and representatives from safety and pilot groups on how federal agencies respond to safety concerns of passengers and warnings issued by…

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  • Washington Tuesday Journal
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    Washington Tuesday Journal

    Current news events and political issues were examined through reviews of the morning newspapers; interviews with journalists, newmakers and legislators; and viewer telephone calls, faxes…

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  • Aviation Safety Issues
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    Aviation Safety Issues

    Secretary Pena and Mr. Hinson talked to reporters about the results of a two day conference on airline safety, including such issues as ice detection equipment and better pilot training for…

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  • Transportation Issues
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    Transportation Issues

    Three transportation department officials talked about the powers and functions of their respective agencies. They also talked about the importance of transportation to the economy and how…

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  • Air Traffic Control Corporation
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    Air Traffic Control Corporation

    Former and current transportation experts briefed the committeeon their concerns on separating the Air Traffic Control System fromthe Department of Transportation, making it a private…

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  • US Airline Industry
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    U.S. Airline Industry

    Secretary Pena discussed new initiative to revitalize the U.S. aviation industry. Topics included the implementation of the initiatives and their expected impact on the industry. The…

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  • Aviation System Capacity
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    Aviation System Capacity

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