Monthly Archives: December 2011

Landing the FAA’s top job

Who will be the next pilot of the Federal Aviation Administration? Former chief Randy Babbitt’s drunken driving arrest — and subsequent resignation several days later — caught the aviation industry by surprise. Deputy Administrator Michael Huerta was immediately named to … Continue reading

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FAA Issues Final Rule on Pilot Fatigue

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                      Contact: Brie N. Sachse or Alison Duquette      Phone: 202-267-3883                                               FAA Issues Final Rule on Pilot Fatigue       WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Transportation … Continue reading

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STATEMENT FROM RANDY BABBITT

“Today I submitted my resignation to Secretary Ray LaHood and it has been accepted.  Serving as FAA Administrator has been an absolute honor and the highlight of my professional career.   But I am unwilling to let anything cast a shadow … Continue reading

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FAA head Randy Babbitt placed on leave after drunk driving arrest in Fairfax

By Mary Pat Flaherty and Ashley Halsey III The head of the Federal Aviation Administration is on administrative leave after being charged with drunk driving Saturday night by Fairfax City police, according to the Department of Transportation. FAA Administrator Jerome Randolph “Randy” Babbitt, … Continue reading

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