The Impact of COVID-19 on FAA Policies

COVID-19 has changed virtually every aspect of our lives, and air travel has been affected more than most industries. In the United States, all air transportation is overseen by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). Read on to discover how the FAA has adapted to the realities of this global pandemic. SFAR 118 The impact of…

The Aviation Maintenance Technician Shortage

There’s a worldwide shortage of aviation maintenance technicians, and it’s nothing new. For years, the aviation industry has been aware of the growing problem. According to a 2017 report by the Aeronautical Repair Station Association (ARSA), this shortage could be costing the aircraft repair industry as much as 2 billion dollars per year. Although many…

Did you know that Helicopters can reach serious heights?

The average altitude for a helicopter to fly at ranges around 12,000 to 15,000 feet. However, the highest recorded flight occurred in 1972 when a pilot took their craft up to 40,820 feet. NCI offers programs for individuals with and without experience, under the Federal Aviation Regulations (FAR part 65 and FAR part 147).  Our…