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"VIP Movement Notification – Columbia, SC" – FAASafety.gov

FAA Safety Team | Safer Skies Through Education VIP Movement Notification – Columbia, SCNotice Number: NOTC2433 Notice: Expect VIP movement June 10, 2022 in the vicinity of Columbia, SC. Pilots can expect temporary airspace restrictions in conjunction with this VIP … Continue reading

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"VIP Notice – Greensboro, NC" – FAASafety.gov

FAA Safety Team | Safer Skies Through Education VIP Notice – Greensboro, NCNotice Number: NOTC2339 Notice: Expect VIP movement April 14, 2022 in the vicinity of Greensboro, NC. Pilots can expect temporary airspace restrictions in conjunction with this VIP movement.  … Continue reading

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Join the FAA for Drone Safety Day

The FAA is hosting Drone Safety Day on Saturday, June 18, 2022 Join the FAA for Drone Safety Day WASHINGTON—The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is inviting the drone community to be part of its 2022 Drone Safety Day campaign on … Continue reading

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FAA Accepting Applications for Aviation Workforce Development Grants

FAA Accepting Applications for Aviation Workforce Development Grants WASHINGTON— The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration is seeking applications for two Aviation Workforce Development Grant programs aimed at developing and inspiring a more diverse pool of pilots and aviation … Continue reading

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2022 FAA Drone Symposium!

Join the In-Person Conversation at the FAA Drone Symposium!  At the FAA Drone Symposium, you will learn how the expansion and advancement of drones are helping businesses do business. Join us in Orlando on April 28 for a series of … Continue reading

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FAA DRONE SYMPOSIUM

The FAA Drone Symposium brings you directly into the conversation on the expansion and advancement of how drones are helping businesses do business. Join us in Orlando on April 28 for a series of substantive discussions, including: Drone Integration: Where … Continue reading

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Register NOW for the 2022 FAA Drone Symposium

Register NOW for the 2022 FAA Drone Symposium Registration is now open for this year’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Drone Symposium, which will be held on April 28, 2022. The in-person event will be held at the Orange County Convention … Continue reading

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"VIP Movement Notification – Selma, AL" – FAASafety.gov

FAA Safety Team | Safer Skies Through Education VIP Movement Notification – Selma, ALNotice Number: NOTC2299 March 06, 2022Selma, AL3 NMR – 2,999 FT AGL Specific instructions and restrictions are available at http://tfr.faa.gov once the NOTAM has been issued.*Depicted TFR … Continue reading

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FAA Reaches One Million Airspace Authorization for Drone Pilots

FAA Reaches One Million Airspace Authorization for Drone Pilots WASHINGTON – This week, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) issued its millionth airspace authorization for drone pilots to use busy airspace safely. The Low Altitude Authorization and Notification Capability (LAANC) automates … Continue reading

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Dangerous Laser Strikes Reach Highest Numbers

Dangerous Laser Strikes Reach Highest Numbers Dangerous laser strikes topped all previous records in 2021. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) received 9,723 reports from pilots last year, a 41 percent increase over 2020. Shining a laser at an aircraft is … Continue reading

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Santa Reveals His FAA Safety Naughty & Nice Lists, Thanks FAA for Special Flight Permission on Dec. 24

Santa Reveals His FAA Safety Naughty & Nice Lists, Thanks FAA for Special Flight Permission on Dec. 24 WASHINGTON – In an open letter to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), Santa Claus revealed who made it on his FAA Safety … Continue reading

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FAA Awards Research Grants to Build Sustainable Aviation Fuel Supply Chains

FAA Awards Research Grants to Build Sustainable Aviation Fuel Supply Chains WASHINGTON—The U.S. Transportation Department’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is tapping some of the nation’s top research institutions to build sustainable aviation fuel supply chains in different regions across the … Continue reading

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HOT-AIR BALLOON PILOTS, FAA HAS PROPOSED MEDICAL REQUIREMENTS FOR YOU.

FAA Proposes Medical Requirements for Commercial Hot-Air Balloon Pilots WASHINGTON— The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) proposed a rule today requiring commercial hot-air-balloon pilots to hold medical certificates when operating for hire. The rule would mandate a second-class medical certificate, the … Continue reading

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FAA Launches Nationwide Solicitation to Design Air Traffic Control Towers of the Future

FAA Launches Nationwide Solicitation to Design Air Traffic Control Towers of the Future WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is launching a nationwide solicitation to find a new design for control towers that can be … Continue reading

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Night Authorization Available for Part 107 Drone Pilots

Night Authorization Available for Part 107 Drone Pilots  Drone pilots with current Part 107 Remote Pilot Certificates may now obtain near real-time authorizations to fly at night through FAA-approved providers of Low Altitude Authorization and Notification Capability (LAANC) services. LAANC … Continue reading

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Unruly Passenger Rate Drops, But Remains Too High

Unruly Passenger Rate Drops, But Remains Too High WASHINGTON — The rate of unruly passenger incidents on commercial flights has dropped sharply since the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) launched its Zero Tolerance campaign but the rate remains too high, according … Continue reading

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FAA Drone Safety Awareness Week Starts Today

FAA Drone Safety Awareness Week Starts Today Safely integrating drones into the National Airspace System is a key priority for the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), and our third-annual Drone Safety Awareness Week helps ensure drone operators understand that they are … Continue reading

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FAA Awards $100M to Develop Next Generation of Sustainable Aircraft Technology

Date: September 10, 2021 FAA Awards $100M to Develop Next Generation of Sustainable Aircraft Technology WASHINGTON –The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has awarded more than $100 million for companies to help develop technologies that reduce fuel … Continue reading

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FAA Releases Data Showing Trends in Dangerous Laser Strikes

FAA Releases Data Showing Trends in Dangerous Laser Strikes WASHINGTON – Shining a laser at an aircraft poses a serious safety threat and can result in large fines and criminal penalties. Working to identify trends in laser strikes, the U.S. … Continue reading

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You’re In The Know with AUVSI

Our members take advantage of numerous opportunities to connect, collaborate, and grow our industry all year long. AUVSI is known for enabling market growth and stimulating innovation with our custom resources that will help you realize your full potential in … Continue reading

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Join Drone Safety Awareness Week this September

National Drone Safety Awareness Week is for Everyone You are invited to join the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the drone community for our third annual National Drone Safety Awareness Week, September 13-19. This year we are especially focused on … Continue reading

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Join the conversation at the FAA UAS Symposium

On September 14 – 15, Episode IV of the FAA UAS Symposium is coming to you! We want to connect with YOU — our law enforcement, first responders and public safety partners and colleagues, on the critical and exciting developments … Continue reading

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FAA UAS Symposium – Remotely Piloted Edition

UAS thought leaders are supporting the FAA UAS Symposium – Remotely Piloted Edition to drive the future of integration and advanced operations. Don’t miss the last chance of 2021 to become a Partner with the FAA and AUVSI. Opportunities are … Continue reading

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FAA Levies $119K Against 9 Passengers for Alleged Unruly Behavior

Date: July 6, 2021 WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) released a new public service announcement and levied $119,000 in civil penalties against passengers for alleged violations of federal regulations as part of its Zero … Continue reading

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New Safety Data Tool Available on FAA.gov Website

New Safety Data Tool Available on FAA.gov Website WASHINGTON – The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is making it easier to research aviation safety guidance material from the Office of Aviation Safety (AVS). The Dynamic Regulatory System (DRS) combines more than … Continue reading

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FAA Announces Approved Administrators for Recreational Drone Pilot Safety Test

WASHINGTON  Sixteen organizations have been selected by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to initially administer the Recreational Unmanned Aircraft Systems Safety Test (TRUST). The test was developed to provide recreational drone flyers with aeronautical safety knowledge and an overview of … Continue reading

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New FAA Drone Test Launches Today for Recreational Flyers

Do you live in the U.S. and fly drones for recreation? Starting today, you must take a free online training and safety test. The Recreational UAS Safety Test, known simply as TRUST, was launched by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) … Continue reading

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FAA, Department of the Air Force Sign Commercial Space Agreement

June 21 –Eliminates Duplicative Approvals for FAA-licensed Launch or Reentry Activities at Two U.S. Space Force Sites FAA, Department of the Air Force Sign Commercial Space Agreement The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the Department of the Air Force signed … Continue reading

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Want to become a drone entrepreneur?

Building a Career with Drones In this episode of ‘The Air Up There’ podcast, we’re talking about drone entrepreneurship. Drones can be used for a variety of business purposes, from photography, to surveying agriculture, to conducting building inspections. You’ll hear … Continue reading

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The future of commercial drone operations looks bright!

Attend the FAA UAS Symposium and follow theCommercial Drone Operations Track The FAA UAS Symposium is coming to you this summer through two remote episodes: June 9-10 and September 14-15. We want to connect with YOU, commercial drone operators, on … Continue reading

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FAA Milestone: 400 Licensed Commercial Space Launches and Counting

FAA Milestone: 400 Licensed Commercial Space Launches and Counting Today’s Virgin Galactic SpaceShipTwo flight from Spaceport America in New Mexico marks the 400th launch that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has licensed. This achievement is made possible by the U.S. … Continue reading

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FAA Statement on Wearing Masks in Airports and On Planes

FAA Statement on Wearing Masks in Airports and On Planes The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the Transportation Security Administration (TSA), and the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) remind the traveling public that at this time if you … Continue reading

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FAA Awards $898.9 Million in Airport Improvement Grants

FAA Awards $898.9 Million in Airport Improvement Grants WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announced the award of more than $898.9 million in infrastructure and safety projects through the FY2021 Airport Improvement Program (AIP). This … Continue reading

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Mark Your Calendar: 2021 FAA UAS Symposium

Mark Your Calendar: 2021 FAA UAS Symposium The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) will co-host Episodes III and IV of the virtual FAA Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Symposium – Remotely Piloted Edition. … Continue reading

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New Drone Rules Take Effect 21 April 2021

Date: April 21, 2021 WASHINGTON –Final rules take effect today for remotely identifying drones and allowing operators of small drones to fly over people and at night under certain conditions. “Today’s rules are an important first step in safely and … Continue reading

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Recurrent Training Courses for Drone Pilots Available Online

News & Update Recurrent Training Courses for Drone Pilots Available Online Drone pilots who have Part 107 Remote Pilot Certification can now take their required training courses online. The training ensures that they have the knowledge necessary to operate in … Continue reading

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New Era of U.S. Commercial Space Transportation Begins

Date: March 22, 2021 WASHINGTON — The United States is leading the way to a new era of commercial space transportation with a final rule that streamlines the licensing process for private sector launch and reentry operations. “Innovation in commercial … Continue reading

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Exciting Drone Opportunity with the FAA – Apply Now!

Apply to Become a Drone Test Administrator Collaborate with the FAA on an exciting new program to help recreational flyers fly safely! The FAA opened applications for people interested in serving as test administrators for The Recreational UAS Safety Test … Continue reading

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FAA Announces Effective Dates for Final Drone Rules

FAA Announces Effective Dates for Final Drone Rules The final rules requiring remote identification of drones and allowing some flights over people, over moving vehicles and at night under certain conditions will go into effect on April 21, 2021. Remote … Continue reading

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FAA Proposes $14,500 Civil Penalty Against Passenger for Allegedly Interfering with Flight Attendants

Date: March 12, 2021 WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) proposes a $14,500 civil penalty against an airline passenger for allegedly interfering with flight attendants who instructed him to wear a face mask and stop … Continue reading

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