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Apr
26
2022

Join the FAA for Drone Safety Day

Posted by Admin

Tuesday, April 26, 2022 - WASHINGTON—The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is inviting the drone community to be part of its 2022 Drone Safety Day campaign on Saturday, June 18. This year’s campaign will be a one-day national event, to encourage drone pilots and recreational flyers to “Fly RIGHT.” This year’s safety messages will focus on: 

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Tags: Drone Drone Safety FAA
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Apr
21
2022

Pilots Now Able to Track Medical Applications in Real-Time

Posted by Admin

WASHINGTON—The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has added a new feature to MedXPress that allows pilots to track the status of their medical certificates online throughout the application and review process. Prior to adding this new feature, pilots had to call the Office of Aerospace Medicine to check their application status. 

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Tags: FAA MedXPress
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Apr
18
2022

FAA Awards $4.4 Million in Drone Research Grants to Seven Universities

Posted by Admin

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) today announced $4.4 million in drone research, education and training grants to seven universities. Research will focus on three areas: electromagnetic compatibility, detect and avoid classifications, and cybersecurity oversight. 

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Tags: Drone FAA
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Apr
07
2022

Register for the FAA Drone Symposium

Posted by Admin

There’s still time to register and make your travel plans for the annual Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Drone Symposium on April 28, 2022 in Orlando, Fla.

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Tags: Drone Symposium FAA
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Mar
22
2022

Joby Becomes First eVTOL Company to Submit Area-Specific Certification Plan

Posted by Admin

SANTA CRUZ, Calif.-- Joby Aviation, Inc. (NYSE:JOBY), a California-based company developing an electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) aircraft for commercial passenger service, today announced it has submitted its first area-specific certification plan to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), believed to be an industry first.

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Tags: eVTOL FAA Joby
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Mar
19
2022

HAI Call to Action – Hawaii ATMP’s

Posted by Admin

The National Park Service (NPS) and the FAA are rewriting the rules and regulations for air tours over national parks. It is clear from the plans already introduced that the NPS aims to cut back flights to such a degree that it will no longer be economically feasible for air tour companies to stay in business. We need your help submitting public comments on the NPS plans for two Hawai’i national parks:

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Tags: FAA HAI National Parks Service NPS
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Mar
17
2022

Register NOW for the 2022 FAA Drone Symposium

Posted by Admin

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 Center in Orlando, Florida. 

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Tags: Drone Symposium FAA
Categories: Press Releases


Mar
09
2022

Aerometals introduces new flat filter barrier filter design for Airbus 350/130B4/H130 series

Posted by Admin

March 9, 2022 - Sacramento, CA - Precision aerospace manufacturing company, Aerometals has announced Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) concurrence for a new flat filter inlet barrier filter (IBF) design for the AS350 and H130 airframe series with both single and dual hydraulic configuration. The new design will be offered as a new filter assembly as well as an upgrade to existing filter assemblies.

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Tags: Aerometals FAA Heli Expo Precision
Categories: Press Releases


Mar
08
2022

BLR nears FAA Certification for the AH-1 Cobra FastFin+ System

Posted by Admin

DALLAS, TEXAS,  March 8, 2022  -  BLR Aerospace has completed all Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) requirements for its AH-1 Cobra FastFin®+ Performance System, STC issuance is pending.  BLR’s AH-1 FastFin+ System is comprised of aerodynamic modifications to the tailboom and vertical fin, a new modern technology Inlet Barrier Filter, and an innovative modification to the engine oil cooler system.

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Tags: BLR Aerospace FAA Heli Expo
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Mar
03
2022

Joint FAA and United Kingdom CAA Statement on eVTOL Aircraft

Posted by Admin

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the United Kingdom Civil Aviation Authority recognize the potential of electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) and other Advanced Air Mobility (AAM) aircraft to significantly benefit the public. To support future eVTOL aircraft development and operation, the US and UK civil aviation authorities are engaged in a range of bilateral and multilateral discussions focused on facilitating certification and validating new eVTOL aircraft, production, continued airworthiness, operations, and personnel licensing. 

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Tags: AAM eVTOL FAA United Kingdom Civil Aviation Authority
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Feb
23
2022

FAA Accident and Incident Notification: KEKAHA, HI

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AIRCRAFT CRASHED UNDER UNKNOWN CIRCUMSTANCES, KEKAHA, HI

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Tags: FAA FAA Accident Report HI KEKAHA
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Feb
03
2022

FAA designates Los Angeles Area a ‘No Drone Zone’ For Super Bowl LVI

Posted by Admin

WASHINGTON – SoFi Stadium in Inglewood, Calif., is a “No Drone Zone” for Super Bowl LVI. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) will prohibit drones within a 30-nautical-mile radius of the stadium up to 18,000 feet in altitude. The Temporary Flight Restriction (TFR) goes into effect from 2:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. PST on Feb. 13, 2022. 

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Tags: Drone FAA No Drone Zone Super Bowl LVI UAS
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Jan
18
2022

FAA Accident and Incident Notification: El Cajon, CA

Posted by Admin

AIRCRAFT LANDED HARD, EL CAJON, CA.

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Tags: CA El Cajon FAA FAA Accident Report
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Jan
18
2022

FAA Accident and Incident Notification: Houma, LA

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AIRCRAFT CRASHED UNDER UNKNOWN CIRCUMSTANCES INTO A MARSHY AREA, HOUMA, LA.

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Tags: FAA FAA Accident Report Houma LA
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Jan
14
2022

FAA Approves HAI Petition for Exemption to Allow Air Ambulance Operations

Posted by Admin

Alexandria, Virginia (January 14, 2022) – Helicopter Association International (HAI) is pleased to announce that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has partially approved a petition for exemption that HAI had submitted in anticipation of 5G C band deployment, seeking relief from regulations that require a normally functioning radio altimeter for certain operations.

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Tags: FAA HAI
Categories: Press Releases


Jan
04
2022

FAA Accident and Incident Notification: Bronson, FL

Posted by Admin

HELICOPTER CRASHED UNDER UNKNOWN CIRCUMSTANCES, BRONSON, FL.

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Tags: Bronson FAA FAA Accident Report FL
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Dec
31
2021

FAA Statement on 5G

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DOT and FAA letter to AT&T and Verizon on 5G.

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Tags: 5G ATT DOT FAA Verizon
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Dec
07
2021

FAA Issues Certificate Of Airworthiness For The First Type Certified S-70M™ Black Hawk® Helicopter

Posted by Admin

STRATFORD, Connecticut, Dec. 7, 2021 – The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has completed its certification of the S-70M Black Hawk helicopter — a new type designation — by issuing Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company (NYSE: LMT) a Restricted Category Special Airworthiness Certificate. FAA certification, and the establishment of a pilot type rating, are expected to broaden the market for the military-designed helicopter by allowing civil and commercial operators in the United States to purchase new Black Hawk aircraft direct from the factory.

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Tags: Black Hawk FAA Lockheed Martin S-70M Sikorsky
Categories: Press Releases


Nov
30
2021

FAA Launches 2021 Holiday ‘12 Days of Drones’ Safety Campaign

Posted by Admin

If you are considering buying a drone as a holiday gift, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) wants you and your loved ones to understand how to fly it safely. 

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Tags: Drone FAA
Categories: Press Releases


Nov
23
2021

FAA Accident and Incident Notification: Scio, OR

Posted by Admin

AIRCRAFT TAIL ROTOR WAS STRUCK BY SOMETHING AND FLIPPED OVER ON TAKEOFF, SCIO, OR.

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Tags: FAA FAA Accident Report OR SCIO
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Nov
23
2021

FAA Accident and Incident Notification: Bastrop, TX

Posted by Admin

AIRCRAFT STRUCK A BIRD ON DEPARTURE FROM HOSPITAL HELIPAD DAMAGING WINDSCREEN AND BEAM, BASTROP, TX.

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Tags: BASTROP FAA FAA Accident Report TX
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Nov
22
2021

FAA Accident and Incident Notification: LANCASTER, PA

Posted by Admin

AIRCRAFT CRASHED WHILE CONDUCTING HOVER PRACTICE, LANCASTER, PA.

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Tags: FAA FAA Accident Report LANCASTER PA
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Nov
22
2021

FAA Accident and Incident Notification: Dayton, OH

Posted by Admin

AIRCRAFT ON LIFT OFF STRUCK TAIL ROTOR ON THE GROUND, DAYTON, OH

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Tags: Dayton FAA FAA Accident Report Ohio
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Nov
11
2021

FAA Accident and Incident Notification: Covelo, CA

Posted by Admin

AIRCRAFT PERFORMING LOW PHOTO MISSION, PASSENGER REMOVED JACKET WHICH BECAME CAUGHT ON HORIZONTAL STABILIZER AND JACKET WAS INGESTED INTO TAIL ROTOR AND MAIN ROTOR, COVELO, CA.

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Tags: CA Covelo FAA FAA Accident Report
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Nov
11
2021

FAA Accident and Incident Notification: Holtville, CA

Posted by Admin

AIRCRAFT CRASHED IN A FIELD, HOLTVILLE, CA.

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Tags: FAA FAA Accident Report
Categories: Press Releases


Nov
01
2021

H125 performance increase fully certified in North America

Posted by Admin

Texas, October 28, 2021 – The recent performance increase of Airbus Helicopters’ single-engine H125 helicopter has received certification from both the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) in the U.S. and Transport Canada (TCCA) in Canada, making it now fully certified and available to all North American customers.

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Tags: Airbus FAA H125 TCCA
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