Recurrent Remote Pilot Certificate Part 107 numbers down 73%

Everyone included in the 54,978 as of 9/1/17 (besides the Part 61 wildcard, aka data collection shortcoming) would have needed to take...
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FAA Eases Restrictions on Drone Operations Over Some Federal Facilities

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announced today that it is working with other federal agencies to minimize the impact of flight restrictions on drone...
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Testing Testing 1..2..3.. Recreational Drone Flyer Test Coming Soon! Can your business help?

Are you part of the drone or tech industry? The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) wants your help to administer a recreational flyer knowledge and...

Summer FAA Waiver and Security Updates

The NAS may be an unsafe place this summer, and you didn’t even know it. Everyone else did, including Dan Elwell, Earl...

Waiver Watch Continues

We (editorial we) broke the “Asleep At The Bait And Switch” story on the 12th of June 2019: https://www.suasnews.com/2019/06/asleep-at-the-bait-and-switch/

Asleep At The Bait And Switch

What’s that you say? The industry can’t take off until we can file and fly BVLOS? Most of the time it is...

FAA Should Reconsider Michigan for Testing Drones

The Wolverine State offers every class of airspace, long distances over water and enviable rural land mass. The FAA recently rejected Michigan...

The FAA is offering new partnership opportunities to validate key drone technologies

Is your company up for a challenge? The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) will partner with qualified commercial companies who can match the agency’s $6...

FAA – Mandatory Briefing Item: Pro-Duty Brief – Operational Personnel Sec 349 sUAS Implementation,...

A memo dated the 10th of May and for release on the 16th has started doing the rounds on social media. It...

FAA Statement on UAS Detection Systems at Airports

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) understands airport safety and security concerns raised by the malicious or errant use of unmanned aircraft systems...