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Jul
09
2020

ASU Selected to provide Fixed-Wing NVG training for FAA Flight Standards Operation Inspectors and Aircraft Certification Pilots

Posted by jhadmin

(BOISE, Idaho — July 9, 2020) Aviation Specialties Unlimited, (ASU) was awarded the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Flight Standards Operations Inspectors and Aircraft Certification Pilots night vision goggle (NVG) contract while operating fixed-wing aircraft. ASU will provide both initial training and recurrent training to FAA beginning July 1, 2020. ASU initially began training the FAA in 2017, when they were awarded the first fixed-wing training contract. ASU first started training FAA pilots on helicopters in 2007.

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Tags: ASU FAA NVG
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Jun
18
2020

View the Virtual Drone Advisory Committee Meeting on Friday, June 19

Posted by jhadmin

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) will hold a virtual Drone Advisory Committee (PDF) (DAC) meeting from noon to 3 p.m. EDT on Friday, June 19.

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Tags: Drone Advisory Committee FAA
Categories: Press Releases


May
13
2020

FAA UAS Symposium is Going Virtual!

Posted by jhadmin

Due to ongoing concerns caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, and for the health and safety of the unmanned aviation community, we have made the decision to host the 5th Annual FAA UAS Symposium virtually instead of in-person in Baltimore.

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Apr
21
2020

Health Care District of Palm Beach County in Florida Purchases Two AW169 EMS Helicopters

Posted by jhadmin

Leonardo announced today that the Health Care District of Palm Beach County, FL — a Federal Aviation Administration certificated air carrier in southern Florida also known as Trauma Hawk—has signed a contract to purchase two light-intermediate AW169 helicopters.

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Apr
02
2020

Fact Sheet – The UAS Integration Pilot Program

Posted by jhadmin

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) recognizes that unmanned aircraft systems –“UAS,” or more popularly, “drones”— are the fastest growing segment of aviation. In the United States, people are flying these aircraft for fun or are performing commercial operations. Drones enable people to go places and do things that might otherwise be dangerous, and they often save money and time.

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Tags: Drones FAA UAS
Categories: Press Releases


Mar
30
2020

HAI Issues Updates on FAA Announcements for Airmen Medical Certificates, Part 135 Operators

Posted by jhadmin

Helicopter Association International (HAI) can now provide updates to a March 29, 2020, HAI press release about airmen medical certificates and an FAA announcement regarding waivers for Part 135 operators that was issued on March 25, 2020.

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Tags: FAA HAI Waivers for Part 135
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Mar
05
2020

NCAA Final Four Information for GA Pilots

Posted by jhadmin

General Aviation pilots who want to fly around Atlanta between April 1 and 7, 2020, should check out the FAA’s Notice to Airmen (NOTAM) for special air traffic procedures.

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Categories: Press Releases


Feb
28
2020

2019 General Aviation Survey is Open Now

Posted by jhadmin

WASHINGTON– The Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) 42nd Annual General Aviation (GA) and Part 135 Activity Survey is open February 24 to July 10, 2020. This voluntary survey is distributed by mail to a representative sample of GA and on-demand Part 135 aircraft owners and operators. Survey participants may complete the survey online or by mail.

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Feb
21
2020

New Members Join the Drone Advisory Committee

Posted by jhadmin

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) has appointed two new members to the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) Drone Advisory Committee (DAC).

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Tags: DAC DOT drone FAA
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Feb
14
2020

Mark Your Calendar for the 2020 UAS Symposium

Posted by jhadmin

WASHINGTON – The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) will co-host the 5th Annual FAA Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Symposium on June 16-18, 2020, at the Baltimore Convention Center, Baltimore, MD.

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Feb
11
2020

ASTRONAUTICS RECEIVES FAA SUPPLEMENTAL TYPE CERTIFICATE VALIDATION FROM INDIA FOR ROADRUNNER® EFI

Posted by jhadmin

SINGAPORE – February 11, 2020 - Astronautics Corporation of America’s AFI4700 RoadRunner Electronic Flight Instrument (EFI) has received Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) validation from the India Directorate General of Civil Aviation for A109E helicopters.

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Tags: A109E AFI4700 Astronautics EFI electronic flight instrument FAA
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Feb
10
2020

Entrol H135 simulator obtains FAA FTD Level 5 approval

Posted by jhadmin

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has certified the entrol H135 simulator as FTD Level 5 simulator.

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Jan
16
2020

South Florida is a "No Drone Zone" During Super Bowl LIV

Posted by jhadmin

Miami–Hard Rock Stadium near Miami is a “No Drone Zone” for Super Bowl LIV on Feb. 2, 2020. Drones also are prohibited around the Miami Beach Convention Center for the NFL Super Bowl Experience and Bayfront Park for Super Bowl Live during the days leading up to the event.

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Tags: FAA No Drone Zone Super Bowl
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Jan
09
2020

Aviation Specialties Unlimited Announces FAA TSO for AERONOX NVG Mount and Battery Pack

Posted by jhadmin

(BOISE, Idaho—1/9/2020) Aviation Specialties Unlimited (ASU) announced today the official Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) technical standard order (TSO) approval for the AERONOX NVG mount and battery pack.

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Tags: AERONOX NVG ASU Aviation Specialties Unlimited FAA
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