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Drone Night Flights at College Campus

Drone Night Flights at College CampusKansas State University

FAA Authorizes Drone Night Flights at College Campus Kansas State University Polytechnic Campus in Salina approved to conduct UAS flight operations at night  The Kansas State University Polytechnic Campus is expanding its unmanned aircraft systems capabilities to now include flight operations after dark. Kansas State Polytechnic’s Applied Aviation Research Center, which houses the unmanned aircraft systems research program, has received…

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AOPA Backs Senate FAA Bill

AOPA Backs Senate FAA BillDavid Tulis

AOPA Backs Senate FAA Bill The U.S. Senate released a draft FAA reauthorization bill June 22, the day after a controversial bill to continue FAA operations was introduced in the House of Representatives. Unlike the proposed House bill, the Senate version would keep air traffic control in the hands of the FAA. Joe Kildea posted an article on AOPA stating…

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Air Traffic Control Reform 2017

Air Traffic Control Reform 2017Think Stock Photo

Air Traffic Control Reform 2017: Frequently Asked Questions The 21st Century Aviation Innovation, Reform, and Reauthorization Act Offers Opportunity for Needed Modernization The air traffic control reforms contained in the 21st Century Aviation Innovation, Reform, and Reauthorization (21st Century AIRR) Act, recently introduced by House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chairman Bill Shuster (R-Pa.), comprises the most significant aviation policy reform since…

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FAA Still Taking Names

FAA Still Taking Names for Drone Registry after Court RulingDavid McIntosh

FAA Still Taking Names for Drone Registry after Court Ruling According to AIN online, the Federal Aviation Administration is looking for candidates to participate in the Drone Registry. The FAA is encouraging drone hobbyists to register their names on-line, despite a recent court ruling that found its registry unlawful for model aircraft. At the same time, the agency is working with the unmanned…

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Ensuring Safety In The Sky

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Ensuring Safety In The Sky and What It Will Take Richard Hanson recently posted an interesting article on The Hill. In the article, Hanson discusses the recent ruling by the U.S. District Court. To refresh your memory the District Court ruled that the FAA’s registration requirement for recreational unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) runs afoul of Section 336 of the 2012 FAA Modernization and Reform…

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Drexel University Gets UAS Simulation Lab

Drexel University Gets UAS Simulation Lab

Drexel University Gets UAS Simulation Lab Drexel University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, has received a UAS simulation lab and training solution from Simlat. As part of Drexel’s membership in the FAA UAS Center of Excellence, the Alliance for System Safety of UAS through Research Excellence (ASSURE), the university has been utilizing Simlat’s C-STAR system to study human factors in UAS operation. The Simlat…

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ComAv Wins Prestigious FAA Diamond Award

ComAv Wins Prestigious FAA Diamond AwardComAv

ComAv Wins Prestigious FAA Diamond Award According to recent news articles, it appears that ComAv, a leading commercial aircraft asset management service company, was recently recognized by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). The FAA awarded the company for excellence among the company’s aircraft maintenance staff and professionals. The FAA’s Diamond Award of Excellence for Aviation Maintenance Technician Training, the agency’s highest recognition,…

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