The following is an excerpt from a piece originally written for MarketWatch.com. Read the entire story here. In 2016, the Federal Aviation Administration shook up the drone industry by requiring that drone pilots obtain a license if they want to operate commercially. Show More Summary
If you want to operate a drone commercially in the US, you need to get a licence. And yet, since the Federal Aviation Administration began requiring licenses in 2016, only one person has gotten in trouble for operating a commercial drone without one. And he was just given a slap on the wrist. More »
A Federal Aviation Administration spokesman said the helicopter crashed under 'unknown circumstances.'
No, it's not legal, but that didn't stop someone from taking a remote joyride on McCarran International Airport's flight path. The Federal Aviation Administration is investigating an incident in which someone apparently piloted a drone right above a jet landing at McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas. Show More Summary
Days after a video went viral for flying dangerously close to a Frontier airlines plane, the drone community is begging the Federal Aviation Administration to find the pilot and take legal action. The video starts fairly innocuouslyShow More Summary
Hence the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has come up with a plan that requires aircraft to broadcast their positions to avoid mid-air collisions. Or more specifically, what if they are military planes—and particularly stealthShow More Summary
The city submitted an application for the Federal Aviation Administration's drone innovation program, which allows for broader drone operations.
Photo Illustration by The Daily Beast The new air-traffic control system the Federal Aviation Administration is using could allow America’s enemies to track U.S. military aircraft under certain conditions—and the Pentagon is running out of time to fix the problem. Show More Summary
From Makezine: Starting on December 21, 2015, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)…
US authorities issued an emergency order Monday requiring additional screening of cargo on flights departing for the United States from five Mideast countries, citing a threat of terrorism. The Transportation Security Administration order is aimed at preventing terrorist attacks in response to "persistent threats to aviation," TSA said in a...
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA) said on Monday it will require six Middle Eastern carriers to undergo enhanced cargo screening as part of an effort to raise global aviation security.
The Federal Aviation Administration has told Casa Grande that it must allow skydiving at the city's airport. Skydive Coastal California has been doing business as Phoenix Area Skydiving at the … Click to Continue »
One of the biggest fears holding drones back from widespread adoption is fear of drones crashing — and interfering with manned aircraft. A recent report from the Federal Aviation Administration stated that 3,714 drone sightings were reported between November 2015 and March 2017. Show More Summary
The slow disappearing act of Virgin America has completed a crucial step: the Federal Aviation Administration has issued a license that allows Virgin America and Alaska Airlines to operate as one. The “single operating certificate,” issued Thursday, sets the stage for Alaska Air Group to finish...
“?CHINA DRONE RACING?” Is the first national unmanned aerial vehicles racing events, by the State Sports General Administration of aviation radio model sports management center, the China Aviation Industry Association. Is set competition show, exhibition display, technical exchange, interactive experience as one of the event IP. Show More Summary
The total number of drones now registered in the U.S. through the Federal Aviation Administration has topped one million. That number is the sum of about 878,000 hobbyists, who each receive one identification number for all the drones they own, plus 122,000 commercial, public and other drones, which are individually registered by aircraft. Show More Summary
Americas The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has awarded Boeing’s MQ-25 Stingray demonstrator a US aircraft registration, the firm has told Flight Global. The unmanned carrier-based mission tanker prototype, dubbed T1, was unveiled by Boeing on Twitter onDecember 16, and received the registration number, N234MQ, from the FAA on December 26. Show More Summary
President Trump appeared to link his administration’s regulations and policies to a study that said 2017 was aviation’s safest year ever. Despite all the exploding hoverboards, smoking laptop batteries, and inescapable in-flight performances, a new report finds that 2017 was the safest year ever for commercial air travel. Show More Summary
As of Dec. 29, drone flights over seven Department of Energy (DOE) facilities have been banned. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) banned the drone flights at the request of U.S. national security and law enforcement agencies,...Show More Summary
The Federal Aviation Administration said Monday it will bar drone flights over seven major U.S. nuclear sites, including Los Alamos National Laboratory in New Mexico. The move is the latest in a series of growing restrictions on unmanned aerial vehicles over U.S. Show More Summary