ELT

Aviation Regulation

FAA says ‘no’ to FCC ban on 121.5 MHz ELT

No deadline set for compliance.

A ban on 121.5 MHz ELTs? Not under the FAA’s watch.

The agency has officially stepped in with a letter to the National Telecommunications and Information Administration requesting that the Federal Communication Commission withdraw its notice that would prohibit the “certification, manufacture, importation, sale, or continued use of 121.5 MHz ELTs.”

Aviation Regulation

FCC Ban on 121.5 MHz ELTs Set – Sort Of

Implementation Date For The Ban Is Still Not Set In Stone

Effective in August, the FCC is prohibiting further certification, manufacture, importation, sale or use of 121.5 MHz emergency locator transmitters. The date of compliance by the FCC has not yet been announced. AEA, along with other Associations’ leadership, is working with the FAA and the FCC to postpone implementation and resolve this issue, and AEA says it will post weekly updates on the website to address this critical issue.  (See latest info at the bottom of all articles)

Aviation Regulation

FCC Ban on 121.5 MHz ELTs Set – Sort Of

Implementation Date For The Ban Is Still Not Set In Stone

Effective in August, the FCC is prohibiting further certification, manufacture, importation, sale or use of 121.5 MHz emergency locator transmitters. The date of compliance by the FCC has not yet been announced. AEA, along with other Associations’ leadership, is working with the FAA and the FCC to postpone implementation and resolve this issue, and AEA says it will post weekly updates on the website to address this critical issue.  (See latest info at the bottom of all articles)