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FAA wants to speed approval process for commercial drones

(Reuters) – The Federal Aviation Administration is seeking ways to speed up the approval process for commercial drone operations, but its efforts have been hindered by its lack of authority to review multiple applications on a group basis, the FAA … 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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David Grizzle Leaves Air Traffic Organization

I wanted to let you know that David Grizzle has announced he will leave his position as Chief Operating Officer of the Air Traffic Organization this December. This is a loss not only for the ATO but for the agency as a whole. David’s bold and innovative leadership style has helped lead the ATO through a number of very challenging situations. Continue reading

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