June 24, 2005
Last week New Jersey Acting Gov. Richard Codey signed into law Assembly Bill 3058, which requires aircraft providers to verify a renter's pilot certificate and government-issued photo identification, and to retain copies of that information for five years. The bill also grants authority to the commissioner of the New Jersey Department of Transportation to adopt regulations to put the new law into effect. AOPA had made repeated attempts to persuade lawmakers that the bill was duplicative and unnecessary because of current FAA rules and rigorous industry practices regarding aircraft rental. The new law becomes effective July 15.
June 24, 2005
Beringer Wheels and Brakes announced the availability of several types of aircraft wheels on July 29 at EAA AirVenture in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, and said a new anti-groundloop tailwheel design is forthcoming.
The widespread presence of angle-of-attack indicators in general aviation aircraft could reduce fatal loss-of-control accidents caused by inadvertent stalls, said the FAA.
Flight Design says production and testing of its four-seat C4 is on target despite the ongoing conflict in Ukraine.
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