Upper Class E Traffic Management (ETM)

Defining Upper Class E Operations Upper Class E airspace operations refer to those that take place over 60,000 feet...

New Members Appointed to the Drone Advisory Committee

WASHINGTON – U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao today announced new appointments to the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) Drone Advisory Committee or DAC.

U.S. Department of Transportation Issues Two Much-Anticipated Drone Rules to Advance Safety and Innovation...

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) today announced final rules for Unmanned Aircraft (UA), commonly known as drones....

USA – Removal of the Special Rule for Model Aircraft

The FAA Modernization and Reform Act of 2012, Pub. L. 112-95 (February 14, 2012) (FMRA) included a number of provisions related to...

Welcome to the Future: The Next Stage of UAS Traffic Management

Phase two of the UAS Traffic Management Pilot Program (UPP) sets the stage for the future of Remote ID. (Oh...

Feds Prosecute Drone Pilot for Mid-Air Collision (U.S. v Hernandez)

The copy of the criminal complaint is located here. On Wednesday, a federal complaint was filed in the Central Federal...

FAA moving forward to enable safe integration of drones

WASHINGTON – The FAA published airworthiness criteria for the proposed certification of 10 different Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) or drones as special class aircraft. This is a...

FBI and FAA Secret Remote ID demonstration for law enforcers

So some of us know there was a law enforcement RID Demo with no details. Well, the details...

RID, Who Doesn’t Like To Ex Parte?

For the bag holders and Best Buy flyers, “ex parte” is Latin and loosely translates toa backroom deal, or sometimes just good...

Federal Aviation Administration announces its policy for the type certification of certain unmanned aircraft...

In 2012, Congress passed the FAA Modernization and Reform Act of 2012 (Pub. L. 112-95). Section 332 of Public Law 112-95 (codified at 49 U.S.C....