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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

Posted by jhadmin

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)

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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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Feb
13
2019

FAA Makes Major Drone ID Marking Change

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The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has posted a rule in the Federal Register requiring small drone owners to display the FAA-issued registration number on an outside surface of the aircraft. Owners and operators may no longer place or write registration numbers in an interior compartment. The rule is effective on February 25. The markings must be in place for any flight after that date.

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Feb
11
2019

Helicopter Association International Applauds DeFazio Bill to Keep FAA Open During Future Government Closures

Posted by jhadmin

Helicopter Association International (HAI) proudly applauds Rep. Peter DeFazio (D, Ore.-4th), for introducing the Aviation Funding Stability Act of 2019, intended to protect the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) from future government shutdowns.

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Feb
04
2019

FAA Statement on Continuing Operations of the FAA During a Lapse in Appropriations

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The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is the primary agency responsible for the safe and efficient use of the national airspace. In carrying out its vital aviation safety mission, the FAA maintains a complex, interrelated system of oversight, approvals, reviews, and renewals that allow an integrated network of regulated individuals, air carriers, and others to continue safe operations in the airspace.

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Jan
29
2019

Atlanta is a "No Drone Zone" During Super Bowl LIII

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The airspace around Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta is a “No Drone Zone” for Super Bowl LIII, on Feb. 3, 2019, and during three days leading up to the event.

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Jan
15
2019

DOT UAS Initiatives

Posted by jhadmin

On January 14, 2019, U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao announced proposed new rules and a pilot project to allow unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), or more commonly called drones, to fly overnight and over people without waivers under certain conditions and to further integrate drones safely into the national airspace system.

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Dec
20
2018

FAA Seeks New Drone Advisory Group Members

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The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has posted a notice (PDF) in the Federal Register soliciting qualified candidates to serve on the Drone Advisory Committee(DAC). The committee provides an open venue for the FAA and stakeholders to identify and recommend consensus-based resolutions for issues related to integration of unmanned aircraft (UAS) into the National Airspace System.

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Dec
13
2018

Save the Date—The UAS Symposium is Coming!

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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 February 12-14, 2019 at the Baltimore Convention Center, Baltimore, MD.

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Dec
07
2018

Super Bowl LIII Flight Requirements for GA Pilots

Posted by jhadmin

General Aviation pilots who want to fly around Atlanta between Jan. 29 and Feb. 5, 2019, will want to check out the FAA’s Notice to Airmen (NOTAM) for air traffic procedures for the area. Super Bowl LIII is Sunday, Feb. 3, at Mercedes-Benz Stadium. Game time will be at 6:30 p.m. EST. The FAA has published a webpage with information for Atlanta-area airspace and airports. The Agency will update the webpage as additional information becomes available.

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Dec
05
2018

Follow Buzzy the Drone!

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Getting a drone for the holidays? The Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) “Buzzy the Drone” will help you learn the do’s and don'ts of being a responsible drone operator and flying your new purchase safely.

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Nov
29
2018

Federal Aviation Administration Announces Key Appointments for Executive Directors of Aircraft Certification and UAS Integration

Posted by jhadmin

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) today announced Earl Lawrence’s promotion to the Agency’s Executive Director for Aircraft Certification. Lawrence was previously Executive Director for the FAA’s Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Integration Office. He succeeds Dorenda Baker, who retired Nov. 30 after a distinguished aviation safety career.

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Nov
20
2018

More than 50,000 LAANC Applications processed

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The Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) nationwide deployment of the Low Altitude Authorization and Notification Capability (LAANC) has exceeded all of the program’s original objectives.

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Oct
26
2018

FAA Restricts Drones Operating Near DOD and USCG Mobile Assets

Posted by jhadmin

At the request of the Department of Defense (DOD) and the United States Coast Guard (USCG), the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is using its existing authority under Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations § 99.7 – “Special Security Instructions” – to address concerns about potentially malicious drone operations over certain, high-priority maritime operations.

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Oct
22
2018

Fly Safe: Prevent Loss of Control Accidents

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The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the general aviation (GA) community’s national #FlySafe campaign helps educate GA pilots about the best practices to calculate and predict aircraft performance and to operate within established aircraft limitations.

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Oct
08
2018

FAA Reauthorization Bill Establishes New Conditions for Recreational Use of Drones

Posted by jhadmin

On October 5, 2018, the President signed the FAA Reauthorization Act of 2018 (PDF). The Act establishes new conditions for recreational use of drones and immediately repeals the Special Rule for Model Aircraft.

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Oct
01
2018

FAA Targets UAS Violators for Enforcement

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Pilots of unmanned aircraft (“drones”) who interfere with fighting wildfires, law enforcement efforts, or other first responders, such as medical flights, now are more likely to face serious civil penalties, even for first-time offenses.

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Sep
17
2018

FAA's Hurricane Florence Update | September 17, 2018

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FAA facilities and equipment are returning to normal operations. All commercial service airports have reopened, however, most are conducting limited operations at this time.

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Sep
12
2018

FAA's Hurricane Florence Update

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The Federal Aviation Administration closely monitors forecasted hurricanes and severe weather events and prepares FAA facilities and equipment to withstand storm damage. We prepare and protect air traffic control facilities along the projected storm path so we can quickly resume operations after the hurricane passes. Enabling flights to resume quickly is critical to support disaster relief efforts.

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Aug
22
2018

New FAA Approval Reduces Downtime for LORD Corporation Customers

Posted by jhadmin

Cary, N.C. – LORD Corporation – a leader in the management of vibration, noise and motion control – has received the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) Part Manufacturer Approval (PMA) for its enhanced Main Driveshaft Transmission Boot for Bell 412HP and 412EP helicopter platforms. Customers using PMA parts can reduce their aircraft-on-ground time and save 35 percent on maintenance costs over a new purchase from the original manufacturer. The PMA part is now available at www.LORD.com/MRO

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Aug
16
2018

FAA Establishes Restrictions on Drone Operations over 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 § 99.7 – “Special Security Instructions” – to address concerns about drone operations over national security-sensitive facilities by establishing temporary flight restrictions specific to unmanned aircraft systems (UAS).

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Tags: DOD drone FAA UAS
Categories: Press Releases


Aug
16
2018

Drones and Wildfires Don't Mix-Period

Posted by jhadmin

If you fly your drone anywhere near a wildfire, you could get someone killed. That’s the stern warning the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and U.S. wildland fire agencies have for pilots of unmanned aircraft (“UAS,” or more popularly “drones”) who interfere with fighting wildfires. When firefighting aircraft have to be grounded due to an unauthorized drone flight, there are serious risks not just to first responders but also to anyone in the fire’s path.

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Aug
03
2018

Los Angeles-Area Helicopter Groups Request Helicopter Noise Complaint Hotline Remain Active

Posted by jhadmin

Los Angeles, Calif. (August 1, 2018) – The Los Angeles Area Helicopter Operators Association (LAAHOA) and the Professional Helicopter Pilots Association (PHPA) are objecting to a proposal to discontinue a noise complaint hotline serving the Los Angeles region and sponsored by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).

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Tags: FAA LAAHOA Los Angeles Los Angeles Area Helicopter Operators Association PHPA Professional Helicopter Pilots Association
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Jul
30
2018

FAA Hits 100K Remote Pilot Certificates Issued

Posted by jhadmin

Drones have really taken off! As of today, more than 100,000 enthusiasts have obtained a Remote Pilot Certificate to fly a drone for commercial and recreational (not qualifying as “model aircraft”) use since the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) small drone rule went into effect on August 29, 2016.

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Jul
12
2018

369FF AMENDED TYPE CERTIFICATION AWARDED FOR MD HELICOPTERS’ GLASS COCKPIT

Posted by jhadmin

Mesa, Ariz., - MD Helicopters, Inc. (MDHI) announces FAA-approval of its advanced, all-glass cockpit for the MD 530F (type certificate 369FF). Approved for production and as a type design option, this is the third glass cockpit certification MDHI has received in the last year.

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