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  • News and Updates - FAA Air Traffic Report
    Today's Air Traffic Report:Thunderstorms could delay flights today in Atlanta (ATL), Charlotte (CLT), Chicago (MDW, ORD), Denver (DEN), Houston (HOU, IAH), Minneapolis-St. Paul (MSP) and the New York area (EWR, JFK, LGA). Low clouds could slow flights this morning in San Francisco (SFO).Pilots: Check out the new Graphical Forecasts for…
  • News and Updates - FAA Seeks Stakeholder Input on Drone Tests
    The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) issued a Request for Information (RFI) this week seeking to work with stakeholders on the administration of a new aeronautical knowledge test for recreational drone operators.Section 349 of the FAA Reauthorization Act of 2018 requires new conditions to operate recreational small unmanned aircraft systems (UAS).…
  • News and Updates - Stephen M. Dickson Sworn in as Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration
    Dickson brings nearly 40 years of aviation experience to the job and becomes the 18th Administrator of the FAA.
  • Speech - FAA Administrator Stephen Dickson Swearing-In Remarks
    Administrator Stephen DicksonWashington, DCAs PreparedThank you for that kind introduction and thanks to all of you for being here today. Id like to thank President Trump and Secretary Chao for their confidence in me to lead the FAA during this very important time. It was an honor to receive the…
  • News and Updates - Fly Safe: Prevent Loss of Control Accidents
    The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the general aviation (GA) communitys national #FlySafe campaign helps educate GA pilots about how to avoid loss of control (LOC) accidents.A LOC accident involves an unintended departure of an aircraft from controlled flight. LOC can happen when the aircraft enters a flight regime that…
  • News and Updates - Redesigned B4UFLY App Available Now
    Today, the FAA in partnership with Kittyhawk relaunched its B4UFLY mobile application that allows recreational drone flyers know where they can and cannot fly in the national airspace system (NAS). The new B4UFLY app is now available to download for free at theApp Storefor iOS andGoogle Play storefor Android.As we…
  • News and Updates - U.S. Department of Transportation Announces $478 Million in Infrastructure Grants to 232 Airports in 43 States
    Projects will advance safety, improve travel, generate jobs and provide other economic benefits for local communities.
  • Speech - AirVenture 2019 Meet the Administrator
    Acting Administrator Daniel ElwellOshkosh, WisconsinRemarks as DeliveredThank you for that introduction Jack.This is my sixth AirVenture and my second time here as Acting Administrator.What a privilegeto be on stage at the Theater in the Woods, in the great State of Wisconsin, at whats become the greatest airshow in the World,…
  • News and Updates - FAA to Further Expand Opportunities for Safe Drone Operations
    The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) beginning on July 23 will expand the Low Altitude Authorization and Capability (LAANC) system to include recreational flyers. This action will significantly increase the ability of drone pilots to gain access to controlled airspace nationwide.<a href="https://youtu.be/d-82V_EVAGk" <InvalidTag LAANC, a collaboration between the FAA and industry…
  • News and Updates - Tropical Storm Barry Update
    The Federal Aviation Administration is closely monitoring Tropical Storm Barry as it continues to move toward land. We are preparing facilities and equipment to withstand storm damage along the projected storm path so we can quickly resume disaster relief operations after it passes. The following guidance applies to travelers, drone…
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