David Shepardson

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18 07, 2019

U.S. Again Delays Remote Drone Tracking Guidance

By | July 18th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on U.S. Again Delays Remote Drone Tracking Guidance

The Federal Aviation Administration has again delayed plans to propose new rules requiring the remote identification of drones, according to records and a member of Congress on Wednesday. Congress directed the FAA in 2016 to issue regulations or guidance by …

18 07, 2019

Feinberg to Adminsiter $50 Million Boeing 737 Crash Victims’ Fund

By | July 18th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Feinberg to Adminsiter $50 Million Boeing 737 Crash Victims’ Fund

Boeing Co. said on Wednesday it will dedicate half of a $100 million fund it created after two crashes of its 737 MAX planes to provide payments to families of those killed, with veteran U.S. compensation expert Ken Feinberg hired …

18 07, 2019

Boeing Creates $50M Crash Victims’ Fund; Hires Feinberg to Oversee

By | July 18th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Boeing Creates $50M Crash Victims’ Fund; Hires Feinberg to Oversee

Boeing Co. said on Wednesday it will dedicate half of a $100 million fund it created after two crashes of its 737 MAX planes to provide payments to families of those killed, with veteran U.S. compensation expert Ken Feinberg hired …

18 07, 2019

FAA Hit for New Delay in Remote Drone Tracking Program

By | July 18th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on FAA Hit for New Delay in Remote Drone Tracking Program

The Federal Aviation Administration has again delayed plans to propose new rules requiring the remote identification of drones, according to records and a member of Congress on Wednesday. Congress directed the FAA in 2016 to issue regulations or guidance by …

14 05, 2019

With Vehicle Brake Override Widely Adopted, U.S. Sees No Need for Requirement

By | May 14th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on With Vehicle Brake Override Widely Adopted, U.S. Sees No Need for Requirement

The Trump administration said Monday it will drop rules first proposed in 2012 that would have required automakers to install brake-throttle override systems to prevent runaway vehicles. The regulation was proposed by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) in …

17 04, 2019

Boeing 737 MAX Software Upgrade ‘Operationally Suitable’: FAA Panel

By | April 17th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Boeing 737 MAX Software Upgrade ‘Operationally Suitable’: FAA Panel

A review by a U.S. Federal Aviation Administration panel into Boeing Co’s grounded 737 MAX aircraft found a planned software update and training revisions to be “operationally suitable,” the agency said Tuesday, an important milestone in getting the planes back …

28 02, 2019

U.S. Bans Lithium Battery Cargo on Passenger Planes

By | February 28th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on U.S. Bans Lithium Battery Cargo on Passenger Planes

The U.S. government said on Wednesday it is issuing new rules barring airlines from carrying potentially hazardous lithium-ion cells and batteries as cargo on passenger aircraft, and setting new requirements for transporting them on cargo planes. The U.S. Transportation Department’s …

3 12, 2018

VW Investors’ $48M Diesel Settlement Receives Preliminary OK

By | December 3rd, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on VW Investors’ $48M Diesel Settlement Receives Preliminary OK

A U.S. judge in California has granted preliminary approval to a $48 million settlement for investors who said Volkswagen AG made false and misleading statements over its excess diesel emissions. Lawyers for the investors, who include police and other municipal …

20 09, 2018

Government Ends Criminal Case Over GM Handling of Ignition Switch Defect

By | September 20th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Government Ends Criminal Case Over GM Handling of Ignition Switch Defect

A federal judge in New York on Wednesday dismissed a criminal case brought against General Motors Co. in 2015 over the largest U.S. automaker’s handling of an ignition-switch defect linked to 124 deaths. U.S. District Judge Alison Nathan approved a …

28 03, 2018

U.S. Launches Investigation into Fatal Tesla Crash in California

By | March 28th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on U.S. Launches Investigation into Fatal Tesla Crash in California

A fatal crash and vehicle fire of a Tesla Inc Model X near Mountain View, Calif., last week has prompted a federal field investigation, the U.S. National Transportation Safety Board said, sparking a big selloff in Tesla stock. Late on …