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Jan
22
2018

RAMM AEROSPACE RECEVIES FAA APPROVAL FOR R44 CABIN FLOOR TRAYS

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Saint-Laurent, Quebec – January 23, 2018 - RAMM Aerospace is proud to announce receipt of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) approval for their R44 Cabin Floor Trays.

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Dec
19
2017

FAA Restricts Drone Operations Over DOE Facilities

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At the request of U.S. national security and law enforcement agencies, 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 unauthorized drone operations over seven Department of Energy (DOE) facilities.

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Dec
19
2017

FAA Releases UAS Remote Tracking & ID ARC Report

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The Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Identification and Tracking Aviation Rulemaking Committee (ARC) chartered by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) in June has submitted its report and recommendations (PDF) to the agency on technologies available to identify and track drones in flight and other associated issues.

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Dec
14
2017

The United States and the European Union Agree to Expand CooperationIn the areas of Aviation Safety and Air Traffic Management Modernization

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Brussels—U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Administrator Michael Huerta, Ambassador Kaja Tael, Permanent Representative of Estonia to the European Union, and European Commission Directorate General for Mobility and Transport (DG MOVE) Director General Henrik Hololei signed Amendments to two US-EU agreements that will expand areas for joint efforts on aviation safety and air traffic management harmonization.

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Nov
29
2017

FAA Wright Brothers Master Pilot Award Presented to 10 FlightSafety Instructors in November

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NEW YORK (November 29, 2017) – FlightSafety International is pleased and proud to announce that the United States Federal Aviation Administration presented the Wright Brothers Master Pilot Award to 10 FlightSafety Instructors during the month of November.

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Nov
28
2017

Researchers Release Report on Drone Airborne Collisions

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A research team from the Alliance for System Safety of UAS through Research Excellence (ASSURE) today released a report that concludes that drones that collide with large manned aircraft can cause more structural damage than birds of the same weight for a given impact speed.

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Nov
17
2017

FAA Fields Prototype UAS Airspace Authorization System

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The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is evaluating a prototype system that the agency expects will ultimately provide near real-time processing of airspace authorization requests for unmanned aircraft (UAS) operators nationwide. The system is designed to automatically approve most requests to operate in specific areas of airspace below designated altitudes.

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Nov
17
2017

FAA Approves Drone to Restore Puerto Rico Cell Service

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The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) quickly approved the first unmanned aircraft operation of its kind to help restore cellular service in Puerto Rico in the wake of Hurricane Maria.

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Nov
17
2017

FAA Asks for Public Comment on Drone Design Standards

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For the first time, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is seeking public comments on proposed airworthiness criteria for an unmanned aircraft system, more popularly known as a “drone."

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Nov
14
2017

FAA Grants Waiver for Aerotain Skye to Fly over People

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The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has granted a waiver from the agency’s small drone rules (Part 107) to Cevitasnow in Columbus, OH, to allow the company to operate a helium-filled Aerotain Skye tethered aircraft over people on the ground.

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Oct
25
2017

President Trump and Secretary Chao Announce Drone Integration Pilot Program

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October 25–WASHINGTON – President Donald J. Trump directed U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine L. Chao today to launch an initiative to safely test and validate advanced operations for drones in partnership with state and local governments in select jurisdictions. The Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Integration Pilot Program implements a directive signed by President Trump today, and the results will be used to accelerate the safe integration of UAS into the national airspace and to realize the benefits of unmanned technology in our economy.

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Sep
01
2017

FAA Supports Drone Assessments for Houston Response and Recovery

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By Thursday morning, August 31, 2017, the Federal Aviation Administration had issued 43 unmanned aircraft system authorizations to drone operators supporting the response and recovery for Hurricane Harvey or covering it as part of the media.

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Aug
31
2017

FAA's Hurricane Harvey Update

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The Federal Aviation Administration has continued to handle emergency and relief operations at a number of airports in the Hurricane Harvey area, including at Houston Hobby and George Bush Intercontinental. The FAA is prepared to support the resumption of commercial service flights when airport authorities reopen the airports.

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Aug
25
2017

Universal Avionics Receives STC for InSight® Display System on the Cessna Citation VII

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Tucson, AZ - August 24, 2017 – Following FAA Technical Standard Order (TSO) authorization for InSight, Universal Avionics announces FAA Supplemental Type Certification (STC) for the new display system installed on the Cessna Citation VII aircraft. FAA STC No. ST02654LA covers the installation of the InSight Display System, Engine Interface Unit (EIU), TAWS Class A, and UNS-1Fw SBAS-Flight Management System with ADS-B Out.

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Aug
03
2017

DART H145 Emergency Float System Now FAA & EASA Approved

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DART Aerospace has received FAA & EASA approvals for the redesigned H145 emergency float system. Now certified for Sea State 6, the float system boasts longer maintenance intervals, weight savings and is compatible with OEM fixed provisions.

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Aug
02
2017

Helicopter Association International Requests Inclusion of Helicopters into FAA NextGen Incentive Program

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Alexandria, VA (August 2, 2017) – Helicopter Association International has initiated a request to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for helicopters to be included in a little-used grant program that offers rebates to owners installing NextGen technology in certain types of aircraft.

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Jul
24
2017

ROBERTSON FUEL SYSTEMS BEGINS FLIGHT TESTING AS350 CRASH-RESISTANT FUEL TANK AFTER SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETING DROP TEST

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RENO – Robertson Fuel Systems (RFS), a HEICO Company, and Vector Aerospace have completed a major milestone toward Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) certification of their Crash-Resistant Fuel Tank (CRFT) for the Airbus AS350 light single helicopter family.

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Jul
07
2017

Bell 525 Relentless Resumes Flight Test Program

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Fort Worth, Texas (July 7, 2017) Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announced today the Bell 525 Relentless program has resumed flight test activity after receiving experimental certificate renewal from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).

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Jun
12
2017

PWI Gets PMA Approval for New 1495 LEDs

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Wichita, KS: PWI has received PMA Approval on their new 1495 LED replacement reading light. The FAA gave their seal of approval to the 1495 reading light as part of PWI's ongoing MOU process.

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Jun
08
2017

Bell 505 Jet Ranger X Achieves FAA Certification

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Dallas, Texas (June 8, 2017) Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, is pleased to announce that its Bell 505 Jet Ranger X has been certified by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).

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May
18
2017

ASU Selected as FAA’s First Fixed Wing NVG Training Organization

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(BOISE, Idaho) Aviation Specialties Unlimited, (ASU) was chosen as the first company ever contracted to train the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Flight Standards Operations Inspectors and Aircraft Certification Pilots on the use of night vision goggles (NVGs) while operating fixed wing aircraft. ASU will provide both initial training and recurrent training to FAA beginning on July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2020.

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May
09
2017

RAMM AEROSPACE OFFERS FAA APPROVED REPLACEMENT INTERIOR KITS FOR ROBINSON R44 AIRCRAFT

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Saint-Laurent, Quebec – May 10, 2017 - RAMM Aerospace is proud to announce receipt of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) approval for their R44 Replacement Seat Kit. With this FAA STC on hand, RAMM Aerospace now offers the most beneficial R44 Replacement Interior Kit on the market. The RAMM Aerospace R44 Replacement Interior Kit includes precut Carpet or Utility Flooring Kit, Leather Controls Boot Kit, a Wipe-Clean Bulkhead/Headliner Kit and the Replacement Seat Kit with Detachable Cushions.

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Apr
28
2017

FAA Evaluates Drone Detection Systems at DFW

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This week, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and its partners are conducting detection research on unmanned aircraft (UAS) – popularly called drones – at Dallas/Fort Worth International (DFW) Airport.

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Apr
27
2017

FAA Publishes First Set of UAS Facility Maps

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The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) today published more than 200 facility maps to streamline the commercial drone authorization process. The maps depict areas and altitudes near airports where UAS may operate safely. But drone operators still need FAA authorization to fly in those areas.

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Apr
24
2017

BasicMed Begins

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General aviation pilots can now prepare to fly under BasicMed without holding a Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) medical certificate as long as they meet certain requirements. They can fly under BasicMed beginning on May 1, the effective date of the January 10 final rule. It offers pilots an alternative to the FAA's medical qualification process for third class medical certificates, while keeping general aviation pilots safe and flying affordable.

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Apr
10
2017

FAA Will Release Maps to Speed up Drone Authorization Applications

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April 10- The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) plans to release the first set of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) facility maps on April 27. The maps will depict areas and altitudes near airports where UAS may operate safely. They will help drone operators improve the quality of their Part 107 airspace authorization requests and will help the FAA process these requests more quickly.

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Mar
21
2017

Clock is Ticking for 2017 UAS Symposium Registration

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The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) reminds everyone there is less than a week left to register at a discounted rate for the 2017 UAS Symposium, which will take place at the Hyatt Regency in Reston, VA, from March 27 to 29.

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Feb
23
2017

FAA Releases Updated Drone Sighting Reports

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The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) today released an updated list of pilot, air traffic controller, law enforcement and citizen reports of potential encounters with unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) – more popularly called “drones". The latest data cover February through September 2016.

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Feb
17
2017

Registration for 2017 FAA UAS Symposium Goes Live

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The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) announced today that registration is underway for the 2017 UAS Symposium scheduled to take place at the Hyatt Regency in Reston, VA, from March 27 to 29.

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Feb
16
2017

Drone Advisory Committee Builds Consensus

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WASHINGTON – The Drone Advisory Committee (DAC) held its second meeting on January 31 in Reno, NV. The DAC is an RTCA Federal Advisory Committee comprised of executives who represent a wide array of stakeholders including: unmanned aircraft manufacturers and operators, traditional aviation groups, labor organizations, radio and navigation equipment manufacturers, airport operators, state and local government officials, and academia.

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