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This case could affect roughly 200 airports in the U.S. that were transferred from government to local control.
“Survive: Beyond the Forced Landing” program was developed in conjunction with the Canadian Owners and Pilots Association.
GA market contributes to $50 billion trade surplus, but fight for ExX-ImM continues.
Daher-Socata will collaborate on design, development and certification of electric plane.
The FAA on December 10 granted four companies permission to operate drones under a special provision of the 2012 FAA reauthorization act.
Runway expansion gets underway in 2015Q3
Textron started operating the Aerosonde UAS through an FAA certificate of authorization awarded to the Mid-Atlantic Aviation Partnership.
It’s rare to see a new light twin design reach certification, but the V24 has a choice of three engine types so could appeal to a wide range of users.
An FAA notice of proposed rulemaking may allow private pilots to fly without a medical certificate.