Category Archives: FAA-approved Safety Procedures

‘Safety First’ For UAS Operations: FAA

The FAA executive in charge of integrating unmanned aerial systems (UAS) into the National Airspace System (NAS) says that if and when a small UAS (sUAS) and a manned aircraft collide, the manned aircraft isn’t likely to suffer serious damage Continue reading

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White House Petition Calls On FAA To Ban Flights From Ebola-Stricken Countries

The WhiteHouse.gov petition was started on October 1 by M.H. in Lebanon, PA. The petition, which has over 26,000 signatures, needs 100,000 people to sign it by October 31 to garner a response from the Obama administration. Continue reading

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Airlines told to change cockpit screens in Boeing planes – BBC News 1 October 2014 Last updated at 09:49 ET

Airlines face having to replace the display screens in affected aircraft Airlines have been ordered to replace or modify the cockpit display units fitted to hundreds of Boeing jets. The US air safety regulator said that tests had indicated that mobile … Continue reading

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U.S. Transportation Secretary Foxx Announces FAA Exemptions for Commercial UAS Movie and TV Production

Six Companies Can Now Fly Small UAS Following FAA-approved Safety Procedures   WASHINGTON – U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx today announced that the Federal Aviation Administration has granted regulatory exemptions to six aerial photo and video production companies, the first … Continue reading

Posted in ” said FAA Administrator Michael Huerta. “We are thoroughly satisfied these operations will not pose a hazard to other aircraft or to people and property on the ground.” The Motion Picture Assoc, FAA-approved Safety Procedures, UAS | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment