Presentation on theme: "Presented to: 2008 U.S./Europe International Aviation Safety Conference Date: June 3, 2008 Federal Aviation Administration FAA Update."— Presentation transcript:
Presented to: 2008 U.S./Europe International Aviation Safety Conference Date: June 3, 2008 Federal Aviation Administration FAA Update
2 Federal Aviation Administration June 3, 2008 FAA Update Topics U.S. Safety Management System Framework Organizational Update –Acting Administrator –FAA reauthorization Challenges –Increased Congressional scrutiny U.S./European Community Aviation Safety Agreement New Regulations and Policy
FAA Update 3 Federal Aviation Administration June 3, 2008 FAA Safety Management Approach INTERNAL SMS – State Safety Management Program Established a safety management system framework for AVS organizations –Order VS.8000.1, Safety Management System Doctrine EXTERNAL SMS FAA will form an Aviation Rulemaking Committee (ARC) to develop an SMS regulation applicable across the industry. –Propose to issue an Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to solicit comments on a single set of requirements for regulated entities. In the interim, FAA will file a difference with ICAO against Annex 6 SMS requirements –Note: FAA has established an SMS for air traffic service providers.
FAA Update 4 Federal Aviation Administration June 3, 2008 FAA Organizational Update Acting Administrator Minimal AVS organizational changes –Abolished the Suspected Unapproved Parts Office –Several new managers FAA reauthorization on hold –Not expected in 2008 –Extension for the interim –No progress on funding future air traffic system
FAA Update 5 Federal Aviation Administration June 3, 2008 Increased Congressional Scrutiny April 2008 Hearings on FAA Safety Oversight Airline Inspections (Two-Phases) Airworthiness Directive Process Study Independent Safety Review Team –120-day study to evaluate and craft recommendations to improve the Federal Aviation Administrations (FAA) implementation of the aviation safety system and its safety culture.
FAA Update 6 Federal Aviation Administration June 3, 2008 U.S./European Community Aviation Safety Agreement Signature was delayed last summer due to new EASA fees and charges regulation. EASA/industry working group has proposed a two phase approach to address fees and charges concerns. Based on assurances from both EASA and the European Commission that these changes will be implemented, U.S. government may proceed with signature of the bilateral. –Ratification/implementation will be delayed until new hybrid fee system is in the final Community approval process.
FAA Update 7 Federal Aviation Administration June 3, 2008 New Regulations and Policy CERTIFICATION REGULATIONS Transport Airplane Aging Aircraft Rules: –Part 26 - Subpart E (Damage Tolerance Data for Repairs and Alterations) –Enhanced Airworthiness Program for Airplane Systems (EAPAS) Associated guidance materials -12 Advisory Circulars Performance and Handling Requirements for Rotorcraft Revisions to Cockpit Voice Recorder and Digital Flight Data Recorder Regulations –Affected 14CFR parts 23, 25, 27, 29, 91, 121, 125, 129 and 135
FAA Update 8 Federal Aviation Administration June 3, 2008 New Regulations and Policy MAINTENANCE AND OPERATIONS REGULATIONS Flightdeck Door Monitoring and Crew Discreet Alerting Systems Flight Simulation Training Device Initial and Continuing Qualification and Use Area Navigation (RNAV) and Miscellaneous Amendments Additional anticipated 2008 regulations: Fuel Tank Flammability Reduction Widespread Fatigue Damage (WFD) For these and other recently published FAA rulemaking documents visit: http://www.faa.gov/regulations_policies/rulemaking/recently_published/
FAA Update 9 Federal Aviation Administration June 3, 2008 ADDITIONAL REFERENCE SLIDES
FAA Update 10 Federal Aviation Administration June 3, 2008 AVS Organization Associate Administrator for Aviation Safety AVS-1 Nicholas Sabatini, AVS-1 Margaret Gilligan, AVS-2 Flight Standards Service (AFS) James J. Ballough, AFS-1 John M. Allen, AFS-2 Office of Aerospace Medicine (AAM) Frederick E. Tilton, MD, AAM-1 Aircraft Certification Service (AIR) John Hickey, AIR-1 Dorenda Baker, AIR-2 Office of Accident Investigation (AAI) Steven B. Wallace, AAI-1 Office of Rulemaking (ARM) Pam Hamilton, ARM-1 CAMI 15 Field Offices 39 Field Offices Registry 109 Field Offices 9 Regions 4 Directorates 8 Regions Office of Quality, Integration, & Executive Services (AQS) Tina Amereihn, Acting, AQS-1 Air Traffic Safety Oversight Service (AOV) Anthony Ferrante, AOV-1 Office of Aviation Safety Analytical Services (ASA-1) Jay Pardee
FAA Update 11 Federal Aviation Administration June 3, 2008 Aircraft Certification Service International Policy Office AIR-40 Mary Cheston, Mgr. Small* Airplane Directorate ACE-100 Kim Smith, Mgr. Production &* Airworthiness Certification Division, AIR-200 Frank Paskiewicz, Mgr. Engine &* Propeller Directorate ANE-100 Fran Favara, Mgr. Transport* Airplane Directorate ANM-100 Ali Bahrami Rotorcraft* Directorate ASW-100 Dave Downey, Mgr. Aircraft * Engineering Division AIR-100 Dave Hempe, Mgr. Planning & * Program Management Division, AIR-500 Jennifer Arquilla, Actg. Mgr. Special Assistants AIR-3, AIR-4 Steve Boyd / Victoria Frasier Director, AIR-1 *, (John Hickey) Deputy Director, AIR-2 *, (Dorenda Baker) Brussels China * Aircraft Certification Management Team (ACMT)
FAA Update 12 Federal Aviation Administration June 3, 2008 Flight Standards Service (HQ) AFS-40 System Process Audit Program Staff Richard M. Lea, Mgr. AFS-50 International Programs and Policy Division Mel Cintron, Mgr. AFS-100 Organizational Resources and Program Management Division Colleen K. Kennedy- Roberts, Mgr. Air Transportation Division AFS-200 Vacant, Mgr. AFS-400 Flight Technologies & Procedures Division John McGraw, Mgr. Flight Standards Training Division AFS-500 Marcia L. Payne, Mgr. Regulatory Support Division AFS-600 Joseph K. Tintera, Mgr. AFS-700 Civil Aviation Registry Mark D. Lash, Mgr. AFS-800 General Aviation & Commercial Division John S. Duncan, Mgr. AFS 900 Flight Standards Certification Program Office David C. Gilliom, Mgr. AFS-300 Carol Giles, Mgr. Aircraft Maintenance Division AFS-3 Roger Forshee, Senior Technical Advisor to The Director AFS-30 System Approach for Safety Oversight Program Office Dennis Niemeier, Mgr. AFS-1 James Ballough, Director AFS-2 John Allen, Deputy Director