Features April 2016 Issue
A Kinder, Gentler FAA?
Administrator Huerta is saying a lot of the right things to lead the FAA to become cooperative, not combative. If the troops get the message, there’s hope on the horizon.
The national news seldom trains its eye on the FAA. So it was unusual when FAA Administrator Michael Huerta made the news with a speech he gave to the Flight Safety Foundation last October. His speech centered on a newly effective “Compliance Philosophy” which could represent a sea change for better relations between pilots and the FAA.