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FAA Administrator Huerta said trials in Newark and Memphis "are delivering great results."
FAA is moving toward a risk-based oversight approach for its ODA program in face of criticism for lacking effective staffing, risk-based models.
The plan to enact rules for registration of drones will open a huge can of worms.
The FAA will allow aircraft owners and operators to delay installation of a rule-compliant GPS/GNSS sensor to meet ADS-B Out equipage requirements.
The department has appointed a task force to develop a registration process by year-end for recreational users of small unmanned aircraft.
Draft document outlines means for operators to obtain initial operational RVSM authorization or amend an existing operational authorization.
Garrison led Bell through an overall rejuvenation of the helicopter manufacturer’s culture and a period of dynamic and dramatic transformation.
The Thales Watchkeeper unmanned aircraft flew for three and a half hours over Wales, including for one hour within non-segregated airspace.
TSA continues to work with agency leadership and other agencies on the elimination of the ASO requirements for flights into DCA.
Lufthansa Technik Logistik Services expects the program to reduce the repair cycle time and cut customer costs.