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  • News and Updates - FAA Air Traffic Report
    Today's Air Traffic Report:Gusty wind could slow flights today in Chicago (MDW, ORD), the New York area (EWR, JFK, LGA) and San Francisco (SFO). Snow and low clouds could delay traffic in Boston (BOS). Low clouds are forecast in Seattle (SEA).Pilots: Check out the new Graphical Forecasts for Aviation (GFA)…
  • News and Updates - FAA: Do Not Aim Laser-Light Displays at Sky
    WASHINGTON The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) issued a warning today that holiday laser-light displays aimed at houses become potentially dangerous when aimed into the sky.The agency receives reports each year from pilots who are distracted or temporarily blinded by residential laser-light displays. This creates a serious safety risk to pilots…
  • Speech - Unleashing the Power of Commercial Space Transportation
    Administrator Stephen DicksonWashington, DCRemarks As DeliveredHello everyone.. Its great to be here representing the FAA at the second annual U.S. Chamber of Commerce Space Summit. The title of your eventLaunch: The Space Economy, is very appropriate for me considering my short time in this job. Ive been learning so much,…
  • News and Updates - LAANC Drone Program Expansion Continues
    WASHINGTON The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) today announced two important expansions of the Low Altitude Authorization and Notification Capability (LAANC), which automates the application and approval process for drone operators to obtain airspace authorizations.Four airports Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport, Dulles International Airport, William P. Hobby Airport in Houston and…
  • News and Updates - FAA Seeks Comments on Draft Environmental Assessment for Las Vegas Metroplex Project
    WASHINGTON-The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is seeking public comment on the Draft Environmental Assessment (Draft EA) for the Las Vegas Metroplex Project, which proposes to use cutting-edge satellite navigation to move air traffic more efficiently through Southern Nevada.While the airspace around Las Vegas is already safe, its not as efficient…
  • News and Updates - FAA Issues Denver Environmental Assessment
    WASHINGTON The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has issued a Final Environmental Assessment (EA) for the Denver Metroplex project.Before the FAA makes a final decision on the project, the agency will hold a 32-day public comment period. This will allow people to comment on the changes made in the Final EA…
  • Speech - A Conversation with FAA Administrator Steve Dickson on Global Aviation Safety and Innovation
    Administrator Stephen DicksonDubai, UAERemarks As Prepared for DeliveryThank you for that introduction, Bailey (Edwards). Its good to be here in Dubai at the premier aviation and air industry event in the Middle East. Like the U.S., the UAE has a safety-focused, vibrant and competitive aviation industry, with innovative new entrants…
  • News and Updates - FAA and NASA Drone Industry Workshop
    WASHINGTONThe Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and NASA will hold the Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Traffic Management (UTM) Pilot Program (UPP) Phase 2 Industry Workshop in December. Building on UPP Phase 1, UPP Phase 2 will showcase additional technologies, including Remote Identification (ID) and operations with increasing volumes and density. The…
  • Speech - Safety Through Integrity, Innovation and People
    Administrator Stephen DicksonWashington, DCRemarks As DeliveredIntroductionThank you for that kind introduction, Paul. Its good to be here at the Washington Aero Club among so many friends and colleagues. You know, Im a bit embarrassed to say this, but this is the first time Ive been to a Washington Aero Club…
  • News and Updates - Notice to Airmen Data Optimization Summit on November 18
    WASHINGTON On November 18, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) will hold a Notice to Airmen (NOTAM) Data Optimization Summit to modernize aeronautical information and NOTAM data. The FAA and the aviation community will discuss ways to improve the collection and dissemination of vital aeronautical information provided primarily to airspace users,…
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