The Federal Aviation Administration’s approval is the latest sign of how quickly U.S. regulators are moving to authorize expanded uses of unmanned aircraft.
This week, the Federal Aviation Administration grounded Donald Trump’s Cessna Citation X business jet, which flew as recently as Monday despite being unregistered since January 31 . Read more...
The billionaire GOP candidate's 750 Citation X — in use lately to travel to campaign events — is grounded because its registration has expired. Federal Aviation Administration inspectors have contacted the jet's chief pilot about the plane's registration, which expired in January, the FAA said in a statement Wednesday.
From the Free Beacon: Trump Force Two is grounded. The smaller of Donald Trump’s two jet aircraft, a Cessna 750 Citation X, has expired Federal Aviation Administration registration as reported by the New York Times. The eight-passenger aircraft has been used by the Trump campaign since its registration expired on January 31. Photo by Gage […]
Donald Trump's private jet that is frequently used for campaign travel is not registered with the Federal Aviation Administration after the license was not renewed by the expiration date of Jan. 31, the New York Times is reporting. Without...Show More Summary
Records kept with the Federal Aviation Administration show the registration for the Cessna lapsed on Jan. 31; the plane could be grounded while the issue is sorted out.
New York Times: “Records kept with the Federal Aviation Administration show the aircraft’s registration lapsed on Jan. 31. Laura J. Brown, a spokeswoman for the Federal Aviation Administration, confirmed that the plane’s registration was not in good standing and said [...]
Tom Sullivan at Hullaballoo writes—Derp from Above: As the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) reauthorization bill makes its way through the Senate this week, Sens. Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.) and Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) have been arguing for new rules that would limit cargo pilots' flight time tonine hours between rests. Show More Summary
The Federal Aviation Administration is a busy organization, one that oversees everything from air traffic control systems to pilot certifications. You’d think that would leave it with enough on its hands, but the current vogue for civilian drones keeps piling new new responsibilities onto the beleaguered administration. Show More Summary
WASHINGTON -- Tax credits for clean energy sources won’t hitch a ride on legislation reauthorizing the Federal Aviation Administration in the Senate, and Democrats say conservative mega-donors Charles and David Koch are to blame. Legislators...Show More Summary
A bit over a month ago I wrote about a bill introduced by New York Senator Chuck Schumer, who wanted the Federal Aviation Administration to establish seat-size standards for commercial aviation. His argument was that people are being...Show More Summary
US Senate voted on Thursday to include a set of new security measures for the Federal Aviation Administration.
A Federal Aviation Administration advisory committee tasked with investigating the use of “micro” drones has released its final report, and it brings good news for people who dig small drones. Read more...
A public/private committee organized by the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration has suggested preliminary rule changes for how close drones might fly to people, which could open up potential uses of the technology, such as air delivery.
Amid the proliferation of drones many states have passed or considered legislation regulating unmanned aircraft. Yet, if the latest Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Reauthorization bill is passed as written, states will no longer able to pass drone regulations and the FAA will be the country’s sole drone regulator. Show More Summary
Officials say five people have died in the crash of a tourist helicopter in eastern Tennessee. A Federal Aviation Administration spokeswoman says the Bell 206 sightseeing helicopter crash was reported at 3:30 p.m. Monday near Sevierville. Spokeswoman Kathleen Bergen said in an email that officials...
Whether it’s airlines dropping flight manuals for iPads or iBeacons being used at airports, the aviation industry isn’t shy about embracing Apple products. But it seems the Transport Security Administration (TSA) branch of the Department...Show More Summary
Earlier this week, the Federal Aviation Administration issued updated rules for commercial unmanned aircraft, doubling their operational ceiling and streamlined the online application process for pilots registering their drones. Read more...
A drone powered by Airware technology inspects the roof of a home. (Photo courtesy of Airware) Last week, the Federal Aviation Administration projected in a report that 7 million drones will be sold annually in the U.S. within four years. Some 4.3 million, the FAA forecasted, will be bought and operated [...]
Another US company downsizes while the Obama Administration claims that the economy has recovered and is booming.