Last week the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) published the Part 135 Pilot Rest and Duty Rules Aviation Rulemaking Committee charter, signaling the beginning of a new effort to revise the long-standing, existing rules.
Congress mandated this ARC in the FAA Reauthorization Act of 2018 (Pub. L. 15-254, Sec. 315). According to the FAA charter, the ARC will be limited to twenty members including representatives from Part 135 and fractional ownership operations and pilot unions as well as other safety experts. The ARC will be led by an FAA Co-Chair and an Industry Co-Chair selected from the Part 135 operations community. READ MORE (NATA)