Government Agencies

Government Agencies

Article

Lawyer gets FAA to approve paper airplane

A Connecticut lawyer tricked the FAA into approving a powered paper airplane as a commercial drone.

Sep 02, 2015 | comments

Article

FAA names top unmanned aircraft execs

The FAA has named Marke Gibson and Earl Lawrence to lead the agency’s integration of unmanned aircraft systems into U.S. airspace.

Sep 02, 2015

Advocacy

Presidential TFRs have major impact on Alaska

Recognizing that "Alaska is different," the Secret Service is allowing seaplane activity to continue in the Anchorage area during President Barack Obama's visit.

Sep 01, 2015 | comments
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FAA

Article

Lawyer gets FAA to approve paper airplane

A Connecticut lawyer tricked the FAA into approving a powered paper airplane as a commercial drone.

Sep 02, 2015 | comments

Article

FAA names top unmanned aircraft execs

The FAA has named Marke Gibson and Earl Lawrence to lead the agency’s integration of unmanned aircraft systems into U.S. airspace.

Sep 02, 2015

Pilot Magazine

President's Position: It's the little things

We spend a lot of time around here talking about the big issues—FAA reauthorization, third class medical reform, and user fees.

Sep 01, 2015
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CBP

Pilot Magazine

President's Position: It's the little things

We spend a lot of time around here talking about the big issues—FAA reauthorization, third class medical reform, and user fees.

Sep 01, 2015

Advocacy

CBP changes end unwarranted stops

Ten months after completing a top-down review CBP has made changes that are resulting in improved enforcement and better relations with the general aviation community.

Aug 06, 2015 | comments

Article

FltPlan Go adds ADS-B support

FltPlan Go for Android has added support for four Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast receivers, matching the ADS-B capability of the iOS version.

Jul 01, 2015
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TSA

Advocacy

Presidential TFRs have major impact on Alaska

Recognizing that "Alaska is different," the Secret Service is allowing seaplane activity to continue in the Anchorage area during President Barack Obama's visit.

Sep 01, 2015 | comments

Article

King Schools offers new TSA course

Flight instructors have a new way to comply with the TSA's annual security awareness training requirement with King Schools new online course.

Jul 16, 2015

Advocacy

Neffenger confirmed as TSA chief

Coast Guard Vice Commandant Peter Neffenger has been confirmed as the new head of the Transportation Security Administration.

Jun 22, 2015
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NTSB

IFR Fix

IFR Fix: A threshold question

When an accident claims an experienced pilot flying a familiar mission, other pilots ponder whether they would have been vulnerable to a similar outcome.

Sep 01, 2015

Article

Flying Aviation Expo in Palm Springs set for October

The skills, technologies, and products that will be familiar to the next generation of pilots will be in focus at the Flying Aviation Expo.

Aug 12, 2015

Pilot Magazine

Safety Pilot Landmark Accident

A botched approach in a Cirrus SR22

Aug 10, 2015
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