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Nov
22
2019

LAANC Drone Program Expansion Continues

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WASHINGTON – The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) today announced two important expansions of the Low Altitude Authorization and Capability (LAANC), which automates the application and approval process for drone operators to obtain airspace authorizations.

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Nov
13
2019

FAA and NASA Drone Industry Workshop

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WASHINGTON—The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and NASA will hold the Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Traffic Management (UTM) Pilot Program (UPP) Phase 2 Industry Workshop in December. Building on UPP Phase 1, UPP Phase 2 will showcase additional technologies, including Remote Identification (ID) and operations with increasing volumes and density. The UPP’s success is dependent upon the ability to work with industry, various FAA Test Sites and IPP participants.

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Nov
08
2019

New Protocols for Diabetics Seeking Air Transport and Commercial Pilots Medical Certification

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The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) published in the Federal Register a notice on a Diabetes Protocol for Applicants Seeking to Exercise Air Transport, Commercial, or Private Pilot Privileges. The innovative new protocol makes it possible for airline transport or commercial pilots with insulin-treated diabetes mellitus (ITDM) to potentially receive a special-issuance medical certification.

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Nov
04
2019

Fly Safe: Addressing GA Safety

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The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the general aviation (GA) community’s national #FlySafe campaign helps educate GA pilots about safety, including loss of control (PDF) (LOC), powerplant failure, and controlled flight into terrain(CFIT).

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Oct
31
2019

UAS Operations Restricted At More Federal Facilities

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WASHINGTON – The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) today announced Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) airspace restrictions over additional national security sensitive locations, effective November 7.

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Oct
16
2019

Join the Drone Advisory Committee (DAC) on October 17

Posted by jhadmin

The FAA will hold a Drone Advisory Committee (DAC) meeting on October 17, 2019 in Washington, D.C. The DAC will continue our public conversation about how we can collaborate on important issues like remote i.d., technical challenges, security, recreational operations, and waivers. It’s a broad-based, long-term federal advisory committee that provides the FAA with advice on key drone integration issues by helping us identify challenges and prioritize improvements.

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Oct
07
2019

Fly Safe: Addressing GA Safety

Posted by jhadmin

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the general aviation (GA) community’s national #FlySafe campaign helps educate GA pilots about safety issues, including loss of control (LOC), powerplant failure, and controlled flight into terrain (CFIT).

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Sep
30
2019

FAA Updates DroneZone

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WASHINGTON – Upgrades to the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) DroneZone now allows recreational flyers to request airspace authorizations in controlled airspace where the Low Altitude Authorization and Notification Capability (LAANC) is not available.

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Sep
24
2019

Think Drone Safety As We Share the Sky

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The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is encouraging the drone community to help spread the word on drone safety with the first National Drone Safety Awareness Week taking place, Nov. 4-10, 2019. The FAA’s highest priority is to ensure the safety of the National Airspace System (NAS), and during National Drone Safety Awareness Week, the FAA reminds drone pilots and stakeholders that airspace safety is everyone’s responsibility.

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Sep
09
2019

FAA, UAS Partners Complete Successful Demos

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The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), NASA and their partners in a pilot program that is laying the groundwork for an Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) traffic management system successfully demonstrated how such a system can work in the future.

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Aug
30
2019

FAA Eases Restrictions on Drone Operations Over Some Federal Facilities

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The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announced today that it is working with other federal agencies to minimize the impact of flight restrictions on drone operators flying near select federal facilities.

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Aug
16
2019

FAA Seeks Stakeholder Input on Drone Tests

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The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) issued a Request for Information (RFI) this week seeking to work with stakeholders on the administration of a new aeronautical knowledge test for recreational drone operators.

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Aug
14
2019

Stephen M. Dickson Sworn in as Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration

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WASHINGTON – Stephen M. Dickson was sworn in today by U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao as the 18th Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). An aviation industry professional with nearly 40 years of experience, Dickson is widely respected and assumes the role of Administrator of the agency during a critical moment for aviation safety.

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Aug
02
2019

Redesigned B4UFLY App Available Now

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The FAA in partnership with Kittyhawk relaunched its B4UFLY mobile application that allows recreational drone flyers know where they can and cannot fly in the national airspace system (NAS). The new B4UFLY app is now available to download for free at the App Store for iOS and Google Play store for Android.

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Jul
23
2019

FAA to Further Expand Opportunities for Safe Drone Operations

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The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) beginning on July 23 will expand the Low Altitude Authorization and Capability (LAANC) system to include recreational flyers. This action will significantly increase the ability of drone pilots to gain access to controlled airspace nationwide.

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Jul
17
2019

2020 FAA International Rotorcraft Safety Conference

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The FAA has begun planning for the 2020 FAA International Rotorcraft Safety Conference. The conference will be held in October 2020 in the Fort Worth, Texas, area.

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Jul
08
2019

FAA Establishes Restrictions on Drone Operations over Additional Military Facilities

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The Federal Aviation Administration announced today new airspace restrictions effective July 11, 2019 on Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) attempting to fly over national security sensitive locations.

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Jun
05
2019

FAA Issues Waiver to Fly Drones With Parachutes

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The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announced today that it issued Hensel Phelps Construction Company of Washington, D.C., a Part 107 waiver on June 1 to operate a DJI Phantom 4 drone, equipped with a parachute, over people.

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May
23
2019

More Access to Airspace to Fly Drones

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Starting today more than 100 control towers and airports will be added to the hundreds of Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) air traffic facilities and airports that currently use theLow Altitude Authorization and Capability (LAANC) system.

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May
20
2019

FAA Establishes Restrictions on Drone Operations Near U.S. Navy Vessels

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At the request of its federal security partners, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is using its existing authority under Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR) § 99.7 – “Special Security Instructions” – to restrict drone operations over select facilities and assets.

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May
17
2019

FAA Highlights Changes for Recreational Drones

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The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is implementing changes for recreational drone flyers mandated by Congress in the FAA Reauthorization Act of 2018 (PDF).

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May
08
2019

FAA Statement on UAS Detection Systems at Airports

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The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) understands airport safety and security concerns raised by the malicious or errant use of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS). The agency shares these concerns.

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May
02
2019

Wing becomes first certified Air Carrier for drones in the US

Posted by jhadmin

Wing achieved a significant milestone today, becoming the first drone delivery company to receive Air Carrier Certification from the United States Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). This is an important step for the FAA and the drone industry in the United States; the result of years of work to safely integrate drones into the national airspace. We’re grateful for the vision of the Administration, the Department of Transportation, and the FAA for creating the Unmanned Aircraft System Integration Pilot Program (UAS IPP) to advance the drone industry in the US.

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Apr
10
2019

MAVERICK HELICOPTERS AWARDED FAA’S “DIAMOND AWARD” OF EXCELLENCE FOR THE EIGHTH CONSECUTIVE YEAR

Posted by jhadmin

LAS VEGAS – Maverick Helicopters, an award-winning division of Maverick Aviation Group, recently received the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) 2018 Award of Excellence “Diamond Award.” The prestigious honor is a result of the ongoing dedication to maintenance training and aircraft safety. The award is Maverick Helicopters’ eighth consecutive for its Las Vegas and Grand Canyon South Rim locations and the fourth consecutive award for its Maui, Hawaii facility since inception in 2015.

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Mar
20
2019

HAI Statement on Nomination of Steve Dickson as Next FAA Administrator

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March 20, 2019 – Alexandria, VA – Helicopter Association International (HAI) is pleased to support Steve Dickson’s nomination by President Donald Trump to be the Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).

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Mar
05
2019

Sikorsky Receives FAA Type Certification In The Restricted Category For The S-70M Black Hawk Helicopter

Posted by jhadmin

Atlanta, - Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company (NYSE: LMT) received a type certificate from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) certifying that the S-70M Black Hawk helicopter design meets the applicable airworthiness requirements in the Restricted Category. The type certificate will allow Sikorsky to request authorization from the FAA to produce S-70M aircraft for the following special purpose operations increasingly requested by the growing civil helicopter market: external cargo, agriculture operations, and forest and wildlife conservation.

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Feb
27
2019

B4UFLY Mobile App Update

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The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has partnered with Kittyhawk to redevelop B4UFLY, the FAA's first mobile application, to improve the user experience so that recreational drone operators know where they can and cannot fly.

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Feb
21
2019

Mark Your Calendar for the 2019 UAS Symposium

Posted by jhadmin

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) will co-host the 4th Annual FAA Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Symposium on June 3-5, 2019 at the Baltimore Convention Center, Baltimore, MD.

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Feb
15
2019

FAA Establishes Restrictions on Drone Operations over DOJ and DOD Facilities

Posted by jhadmin

At the request of its federal security partners, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is using its existing authority under Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR) § 99.7 – “Special Security Instructions” – to address concerns about drone operations over national security sensitive facilities by establishing temporary unmanned aircraft system (UAS) specific flight restrictions.

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Feb
14
2019

UAS Data Exchange (LAANC)

Posted by jhadmin

The FAA UAS Data Exchange is an innovative, collaborative approach between government and private industry facilitating the sharing of airspace data between the two parties.

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