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NACA – NASA 1915-2015 “We Fly, We Explore, We Measure, We Reveal, We Discover”

On March 3, 1915, Congress established the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (NACA) to “direct and conduct research and experimentation in aeronautics, with a view to their practical solution.” Continue reading

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No drones: FAA only wants pigskin in the air at Super Bowl

FAA releases video reminding everyone that the Super Bowl is a “No Drone Zone”
On Super Bowl Sunday, the FAA will establish a virtual no-fly zone around the stadium Continue reading

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CNN, FAA partner in drone research for newsgathering

Since last year, the cable news network has been studying the use of drones for news-gathering by teaming up with researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology Continue reading

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No Firm Date For UAV Rules As FAA, Industry Launch Safety Campaign

The action comes as industry awaits the FAA’s first attempt to formally regulate the burgeoning sector with new rules for commercial applications of small unmanned air systems (UAS), defined as weighing less than 55 lb. Continue reading

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FAA chief sees better flying today

FAA Administrator Michael Huerta says good weather, additional airspace and improvements to the highways in the sky should make for easy flights home at the end of this long Thanksgiving weekend. Continue reading

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This image shows Tropical Storm Flossie as it was moving westward in the East Pacific shortly before it became a hurricane. 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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