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Oct
24
2022

FAA Updates Recreational Drone Flying Guidance

Posted by Admin

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
Categories: Press Releases


Oct
10
2022

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

Posted by Admin

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
Categories: Press Releases


Oct
05
2022

FAA Certifies NVG-Compatible Cockpit for R66 Police Helicopter

Posted by Admin

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
Categories: Press Releases


Oct
05
2022

FAA Seeks Additional Administrators for Recreational Drone Test

Posted by Admin

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

Posted by Admin

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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Tags: AAM FAA Vertiport
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Sep
02
2022

SOUTHEAST AEROSPACE RECEIVES FAA STC FOR BELL 407 HELICOPTER OPERATOR STATION

Posted by Admin

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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Tags: Bell 407 Bell Flight FAA SEA Southeast Aerospace
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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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Tags: FAA
Categories: Press Releases


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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Tags: FAA FAA Accident Report ITHACA NE
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Jul
31
2022

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

Posted by Admin

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

Posted by Admin

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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