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Oct
24
2022

FAA Updates Recreational Drone Flying Guidance

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WASHINGTON— The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) today issued guidance on how to become an FAA-recognized community-based organization for recreational drone flying.

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Tags: Drone FAA
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Oct
10
2022

Joint General Aviation Industry Statement Regarding EPA Proposed Endangerment Finding for Lead Emissions from Piston Aircraft

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The general aviation industry and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) have a shared goal to rid lead from all aviation fuel used for piston-powered aircraft no later than 2030. The FAA and industry have come together under the EAGLE (Eliminate Aviation Gasoline Lead Emissions) banner to see this mission realized.

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Tags: FAA General Aviation Industry
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Oct
05
2022

FAA Certifies NVG-Compatible Cockpit for R66 Police Helicopter

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Torrance, CA (5 October 2022) — On September 30th, Robinson received FAA certification for its Night Vision Google (NVG) compatible configuration on its R66 Police helicopter. For NVG compatibility, the helicopter’s interior and exterior lighting along with the aircraft’s instruments and avionics were evaluated to certify the helicopter for operation day or night with or without the use of NVGs.

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Tags: FAA NVG R66 Robinson
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Oct
05
2022

FAA Seeks Additional Administrators for Recreational Drone Test

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WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) today opened the second application period for entities interested in serving as administrators for The Recreational UAS Safety Test (TRUST). Potential test administrators must submit their applications by Nov. 11, 2022.

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Tags: FAA TRUST UAS Safety Test US Department of Transportation
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Sep
26
2022

FAA Releases Vertiport Design Standards to Support the Safe Integration of Advanced Air Mobility Aircraft

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WASHINGTON − The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) today released new design guidelines for vertiports, infrastructure that will support Advanced Air Mobility (AAM) aircraft. The design standards will serve as the initial step to provide key information for airport owners, operators and infrastructure developers to begin development of facilities that will support operations of AAM aircraft that are electrically powered and take-off and land vertically. 

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Sep
02
2022

SOUTHEAST AEROSPACE RECEIVES FAA STC FOR BELL 407 HELICOPTER OPERATOR STATION

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Southeast Aerospace, Inc. (SEA), a leading Aerospace Solutions company, receives Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Supplemental Type Certification (STC) number SR04546AT for the installation of their SEA special mission operator station in the Bell 407 helicopter.

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Aug
19
2022

FAA Awards $2.7M in Drone Research to Support Disaster Preparedness, Emergency Response

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WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) awarded $2.7 million to support research on how drones can assist in disaster preparedness and in emergencies. 

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Jul
31
2022

FAA Accident and Incident Notification: ITHACA, NE

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CROP DUSTER AUTO-ROTATED AFTER STRIKING A WIRE. FIRE DEPT EXTINGUISHED GRASS FIRE CAUSED BY THE CRASH, ITHACA, NEBRASKA

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Jul
31
2022

AUVSI Statement on U.S. Court of Appeals, D.C. Circuit Ruling on FAA Remote ID Rule

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Arlington, Va. -  The United States Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit today issued an opinion in the case of Tyler Brennan, et al v. Stephen Dickson, et al denying the petition for review of Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)’s Remote ID rule. On behalf of the Association for Uncrewed Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI), President and CEO Brian Wynne issued the following statement on the Court’s opinion, which cited AUVSI’s amicus curiae brief in support of the rule: 

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Tags: AUVSI FAA US Court of Appeals
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Jul
31
2022

Extension of the Requirement for Helicopters to Use the New York North Shore Route

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A new rule regarding the extension of the requirement for helicopters to use the New York North Shore helicopter route has been posted to the Federal Register inspection desk. This interim final rule with request for comment amends the expiration date of the rule requiring pilots operating civil helicopters under visual flight rules to use the New York North Shore helicopter route when operating along the northern shoreline of Long Island, New York. The current rule expires on Aug. 5, 2022. The FAA finds it necessary to extend the rule for four years. If published, this rule would be effective beginning on the date of publication through Jul. 29, 2026.

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Tags: DOT FAA Federal Register Inspection desk New York Shore Helicopter Route
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Jul
14
2022

MD RECEIVES FAA APPROVAL FOR MD 500E “SLIMLINE” GLASS COCKPIT

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MD Helicopters, Inc. (MDHI) announced today that the company has received Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) certification to install a new “slimline” advanced glass cockpit that modernizes the MD500E platform for increased visibility and field of view.

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Jul
13
2022

Aviation Specialties Unlimited Appoints Tony Tsantles to FAA Part 135 Director of Operations

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BOISE, Idaho, July 13, 2022—Aviation Specialties Unlimited (ASU) announced that ASU veteran Tony Tsantles was promoted to FAA Part 135 Director of Operations. 

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Jul
06
2022

Garmin announces GI 275 electronic flight instrument certification for Robinson R22 and R44 helicopters

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OLATHE, Kan. /July 6, 2022 — Garmin International, Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NYSE: GRMN), today announced Supplemental Type Certification (STC) by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for the GI 275 electronic flight instrument in Robinson R22 and R44 helicopters. A powerful solution for helicopter owners and operators, the GI 275 is a scalable, cost-conscious approach to an avionics upgrade that is a direct replacement for a variety of legacy primary flight instruments in the cockpit, including the primary attitude indicator, course deviation indicator (CDI), horizontal situation indicator (HSI), or the multi-function display (MFD).

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Tags: FAA Garmin GI 275 R22 R44 Robinson Helicopter STC
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Jun
24
2022

FAA Accident and Incident Notification: Elkin, NC

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HELICOPTER STRUCK A DRONE AT 1500 FEET NEAR THE INTERSECTION OF DOBBINS ROAD AND ROUTE 601 IN BOONVILLE, NC. AIRCRAFT RETURNED TO ZEF AND REPORTED DAMAGE TO A ROTOR.

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May
26
2022

Joby Receives Part 135 Certificate From the FAA

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Santa Cruz, CA, May 26, 2022 — Joby Aviation, Inc. (NYSE:JOBY), a California-based company developing all-electric aircraft for commercial passenger service, today announced the Company has received a Part 135 Air Carrier Certificate from the Federal Aviation Administration, allowing Joby to begin on-demand commercial air taxi operations.

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Tags: FAA Joby Joby Aviation Part 135 Part 135 Air Carrier Certificate
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Apr
26
2022

Join the FAA for Drone Safety Day

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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Mar
19
2022

HAI Call to Action – Hawaii ATMP’s

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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

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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
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Mar
09
2022

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

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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
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Mar
08
2022

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

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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

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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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Feb
03
2022

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

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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

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AIRCRAFT LANDED HARD, EL CAJON, CA.

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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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Jan
14
2022

FAA Approves HAI Petition for Exemption to Allow Air Ambulance Operations

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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
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