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Aug
30
2021

Join the FAA for Drone Safety Awareness Week

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The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) encourages the drone community to participate in the third annual National Drone Safety Awareness Week from Sept. 13 – 19, 2021.

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Aug
26
2021

FAA Accident and Incident Notification: Daytona Beach, FL

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AIRCRAFT EXPERIENCED TAIL ROTOR FAILURE AND LANDED HARD, DAYTONA BEACH, FL.

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Jul
12
2021

Safran Arrano 1A obtains FAA certification

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Safran Helicopter Engines has received FAA (Federal Aviation Administration) type certification for its Arrano 1A engine, installed in the Airbus H160 helicopter. Arrano is a new-generation turboshaft in the 1,100 to 1,300 shp power range. It integrates the best in aero-engine technologies and offers a 15 % reduction in fuel consumption over other in-service helicopter engines. Arrano received EASA (European Aviation Safety Agency) type certification in June 2019.

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Jun
30
2021

FAA, European Commission Reaffirm Commitment to Build Safer, More Sustainable Aviation System

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The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the European Commission’s Directorate-General for Mobility and Transport (DG MOVE) affirmed their commitment to increasing aviation safety and building a more sustainable industry during a virtual meeting today with senior officials from both continents.

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Jun
22
2021

FAA Announces Approved Administrators for Recreational Drone Pilot Safety Test

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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 the rules for operating drones in the National Airspace System.

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Jun
01
2021

Don't Forget to Register for the 2021 FAA UAS Symposium

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There is still time to register for Episodes III and IV of the virtual FAA Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Symposium.

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May
27
2021

FAA Completes Rule Establishing Pilot Records Database to Increase Safety

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WASHINGTON – A new rule from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) will enable the sharing of pilot records among employers in an electronic database maintained by the agency. The final rule (PDF) for the Pilot Records Database requires air carriers and certain other operators to report pilots’ employment history, training, and qualifications to the database. The rule also requires air carriers and certain operators to review records contained in the database when considering pilots for employment.

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May
06
2021

Mark Your Calendar: 2021 FAA UAS Symposium

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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. The theme for this year’s virtual event is “Above and Beyond” and will take place on June 9-10, 2021, and September 14-15, 2021.

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Apr
22
2021

FreeFlight Systems’ FDC-500 Receives FAA TSO

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IRVING, TEXAS, APRIL 22, 2021 – FreeFlight Systems, a NextGen aviation leader, specializing in avionics design, development, and manufacturing - announced today that it has received a Technical Standard Order (TSO) approval from the FAA for the FDC-500 ARINC-429 digital to analog converter. This TSO approval will allow the FDC-500 to meet the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) aftermarket replacement requirements for an Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) aircraft part.

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Apr
14
2021

FAA Approval Received for Boost Human External Cargo Systems’ Bell 212/412 Dual Hook HEC System

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Vancouver, British Columbia: Boost Human External Cargo Systems (Boost Systems - www.boostsystems.ca) the global leader in the provision of the most advanced, fully certified Human External Cargo (HEC) Systems and training services for the Search and Rescue, public safety, utility and defense sectors has received Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) approval for its the Bell 212 and 412, 412CF, 412EP series HEC systems. (STC: SR04616NY).

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Apr
08
2021

Recurrent Training Courses for Drone Pilots Available Online

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Required recurrent online training for remote pilots who hold a current Part 107 certificate is now available on the FAA website. Remote pilots may take the training now in preparation for when the agency implements the Operations Over People rule. The training ensures Part 107 certificated remote pilots have the knowledge necessary to operate in accordance with the final rule when it becomes effective on April 21, 2021.

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Apr
05
2021

FAA Task Force Focuses on Youth Access to Jobs

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The Youth Access to American Jobs in Aviation Task Force held its second public meeting on March 31, 2021, hearing from guest speakers from Black Girls Who Drone and the Civil Air Patrol. Ernanda White, founder of Black Girls Who Drone spoke on exploring other entry points to engage underrepresented women and girls in aviation, while Dr. Jeffrey Montgomery with the Civil Air Patrol addressed additional areas of aviation education and outreach.

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Mar
19
2021

Aviation Specialties Unlimited Announces NVIS FAA STC for UH-60

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(BOISE, IDAHO – Aviation Specialties Unlimited (ASU) in Boise, Idaho, announced today the company obtained a supplemental type certificate (STC) from the FAA for NVIS (Night Vision Imaging System) use on the UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter. The aircraft, owned by Firehawk Helicopters (Firehawk) with a base also in Boise, will be used for firefighting.

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Mar
15
2021

FAA Announces Effective Dates for Final Drone Rules

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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.

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Mar
09
2021

FAA, Choctaw Nation Team Up to Advance UAS

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Oklahoma City, OK – The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is partnering with the Choctaw Nation to study how Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) can best transport cargo, including parcels, at lower altitudes.

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Mar
02
2021

FAA Selects Five Host Airports to Test and Evaluate Unmanned Aircraft Detection and Mitigation Systems

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The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) today selected five host airports to evaluate technologies and systems that could detect and mitigate potential safety risks posed by unmanned aircraft. The effort is part of the agency’s Airport Unmanned Aircraft Systems Detection and Mitigation Research Program.

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Mar
01
2021

Pilots and Air Traffic Controllers May Receive Johnson & Johnson's Vaccine, With Appropriate Precautions

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WASHINGTON — Following the Emergency Use Authorization from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen COVID-19 vaccine, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has determined that pilots and others who perform safety sensitive duties may receive the vaccine under the conditions of their FAA-issued airman medical certification. FAA and contract air traffic controllers, who are subject to FAA medical clearance, may also receive the vaccine.

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Feb
25
2021

FAA Announces Application Period for LAANC

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The FAA announced the application period for entities to become FAA Approved UAS Service Suppliers of the Low Altitude Authorization and Notification Capability (LAANC). The application period opens on May 3, 2021.

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Feb
24
2021

Global Aerospace Design Corp. Expands their ADS-B Out Solutions with FreeFlight Systems

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IRVING, TEXAS, February 24, 2021 – FreeFlight Systems, a NextGen aviation leader specializing in avionics design, development, and manufacturing - announced today, that Global Aerospace Design Corp. (Global) successfully added three aircraft types to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) ST04299CH for Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) Out. These recent certifications also include FreeFlight’s 1203C Global Navigation Satellite System as the primary position source.

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Feb
23
2021

FAA Seeks TRUST Administrators for Drone Pilot Test

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The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) today opened the application period for entities interested in serving as test administrators for The Recreational UAS Safety Test (TRUST). Potential test administrators must submit their applications by March 31, 2021.

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Jan
20
2021

FAA Accepting Applications for Workforce Development Grants

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WASHINGTON – The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is seeking applications for two Aviation Workforce Development Grant programs aimed at developing and inspiring a more inclusive pool of pilots and aviation maintenance technicians to join the next generation of aviation professionals.

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Jan
15
2021

New Safety Data Tool Available on FAA.gov Website

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 The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is making it easier to research aviation safety guidance material from the Office of Aviation Safety (AVS).

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Dec
29
2020

FAA Issues Restrictions on UAS Operations at DOD Facilities

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Washington –The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) today announced Unmanned Aircraft Systems(UAS) airspace restrictions over additional national security sensitive locations, effective December 30.

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Dec
14
2020

Pilots and Air Traffic Controllers May Receive Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine, with Appropriate Precaution

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WASHINGTON — Following the Emergency Use Authorization from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for Pfizer, Inc.’s COVID-19 vaccine, the FAA has determined that pilots may receive the vaccine under the conditions of their FAA-issued airman medical certification. FAA Air Traffic Controllers, who are subject to FAA medical clearance, may also receive the vaccine.

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Nov
23
2020

FAA Moving Forward to Enable Safe Integration of Drones

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WASHINGTON – The FAA published airworthiness criteria for the proposed certification of 10 different Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) or drones as special class aircraft. This is a crucial step to enabling more complex drone operations beyond what is allowed under the small unmanned aircraft rule (Part 107), including package delivery.

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Nov
18
2020

Initial Drone Registrations About to Expire

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The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is reminding everyone whose drone registrations expire in December that the DroneZone is the FAA’s official website for registration.

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Nov
18
2020

FAA and NASA Complete Drone Demonstrations

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The second phase of the FAA’s Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) Traffic Management Pilot Program (UTM/UPP) concluded with virtual demonstrations in partnership with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and two UAS Test Sites: the Virginia Tech Mid-Atlantic Aviation Partnership (MAAP) and the New York UAS Test Site (NYUASTS).

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Nov
16
2020

Drone Safety Week is Here!

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Join the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for virtual events during its second annual National Drone Safety Awareness Week from Nov. 16–22, 2020. Learn about the latest drone technology and how the FAA is working to safely integrate drones into the National Airspace System. Throughout the week, you also will hear from drone pilots and recreational flyers about their passion and commitment to drone safety, and stakeholders will highlight important drone safety educational topics.

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Nov
02
2020

U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao Announces Successful Completion of Drone Pilot Program, Announces New Program Called BEYOND

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WASHINGTON – U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine L. Chao today announced the three-year Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Integration Pilot Program (IPP) successfully concluded on Oct. 25. Eight of the nine state, local and tribal governments that participated in the program have signed new agreements with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to continue to tackle remaining UAS integration challenges.

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Oct
30
2020

FAA Launches Drone Safety Week

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The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) will hold its second annual National Drone Safety Awareness Week, Nov. 16 to 22, 2020. The FAA is committed to ensuring the safety of the National Airspace System as we continue to integrate drones and other new technologies. Drone Safety Awareness Week is an opportunity for others to share their commitment to drone safety.

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