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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.
General Aviation Caucus members are recruiting new leaders, with three of the four co-chairs leaving Congress.
Model airplanes are aircraft, according to the National Transportation Safety Board
The NTSB reversed a ruling that the FAA was wrong to fine Raphael Pirker for allegedly recklessly flying a drone.
The manifest must be emailed within 24 hours of departure and resubmitted 30 minutes before takeoff to confirm the flight.
Starting next year, customers of the Atlanta-area airport will no longer have to stop first at another airport to clear customs.