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Mar
02
2021

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

Posted by Admin

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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Tags: Drone FAA UAS Unmanned
Categories: Press Releases


Mar
01
2021

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

Posted by Admin

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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Tags: COVID 19 FAA Johnson & Johnson Janseen COVID-19 Vaccine
Categories: Press Releases


Feb
25
2021

FAA Announces Application Period for LAANC

Posted by Admin

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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Tags: FAA LAANC UAS
Categories: Press Releases


Feb
24
2021

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

Posted by Admin

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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Tags: 1203C ADS-B FAA FreeFlight Systems FreeLight Global Global Aerospace Design Corp. Global Navigation Satellite System NextGen ST04299CH
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Feb
23
2021

FAA Seeks TRUST Administrators for Drone Pilot Test

Posted by Admin

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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Tags: Drone FAA TRUST UAS Safety Test
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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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Tags: FAA
Categories: Press Releases


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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Tags: AVS FAA
Categories: Press Releases


Dec
29
2020

FAA Issues Restrictions on UAS Operations at DOD Facilities

Posted by Admin

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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Tags: FAA UAS
Categories: Press Releases


Dec
14
2020

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

Posted by Admin

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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Tags: COVID-19 Vaccine FAA
Categories: Press Releases


Nov
23
2020

FAA Moving Forward to Enable Safe Integration of Drones

Posted by Admin

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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Tags: Drones FAA UAS Unmanned Aircraft Systems
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