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  • News and Updates - FAA Air Traffic Report
    Today's Air Traffic Report:Low clouds cloud delay flights today in Atlanta (ATL), Boston (BOS), Charlotte (CLT), Memphis (MEM), San Francisco (SFO) and Seattle (SEA). Chicago (MDW, ORD) will see rain turning to snow tonight.Pilots: Check out the new Graphical Forecasts for Aviation (GFA) Tool from the Aviation Weather Center.For up-to-the-minute…
  • News and Updates - FAA Hiring Controllers Nationwide
    The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is accepting applications from U.S. citizens interested in becoming air traffic controllers from January 24 through 27.Applicants must be U.S. citizens, speak English clearly and be no older than 30 years of age (with limited exceptions). They must have a combination of three years of…
  • News and Updates - Vapes on a Plane?
    The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is working with other federal agencies and organizations to remind airline passengers that electronic smoking devices like vaporizers (vapes) and e-cigarettes are considered hazardous materials when transported on aircraft.Electronic smoking devices contain lithium batteries that pose a fire risk. Passengers are allowed to bring the…
  • News and Updates - FAA Updates on Boeing 737 MAX
    1/16/2020Statement from FAA Administrator Steve Dickson on the Special Committees report on aircraft certificationThe FAAs first priority is safety, and we are committed to a philosophy of continuous improvement. We welcome and appreciate the Special Committees insights and recommendations. I was pleased to see that the committee recommended weadvance the…
  • News and Updates - South Florida is a "No Drone Zone" During Super Bowl LIV
    MiamiHard Rock Stadium near Miami is a No Drone Zone for Super Bowl LIV on Feb. 2, 2020. Drones also are prohibited around the Miami Beach Convention Center for the NFL Super Bowl Experience and Bayfront Park for Super Bowl Live during the days leading up to the event.The Federal…
  • News and Updates - FAA Holding Information Meetings on LaGuardia AirTrain
    The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is holding Public Information Sessions on the Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the proposed LaGuardia AirTrain tonight and tomorrow night in Queens, N.Y.The FAA will be sharing the results of the draft alternatives analysis. The agency still is developing the Draft EIS (DEIS), which is…
  • News and Updates - FAA Opens One-of-a-Kind Fire Research Facility in Atlantic City
    Atlantic City, N.J.- The FAA completed construction and opened a new indoor fire research facility in December to conduct performance tests of potential replacement fire extinguishing agents.The work conducted in this new $5 million, 2,500 square-foot facility will support research on fluorine-free firefighting foams.The fully enclosed fire-test facility will eliminate…
  • News and Updates - Fly Safe: Addressing GA Safety
    The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the general aviation (GA) communitys national #FlySafe campaign helps educate GA pilots about safety, including loss of control (LOC), powerplant failure, and controlled flight into terrain (CFIT).Stay safe! Thisseries will show you how you can incorporate safety into every flight.Keep Your FocusInterruptions and distractions…
  • News and Updates - Super Bowl LIV Flight Requirements for GA Pilots
    General Aviation pilots who want to fly around Miami or Fort Lauderdale between Jan. 27 and Feb. 4, 2020, will need to check out the FAAs Notice to Airmen (NOTAM) for air traffic procedures for the area. Super Bowl LIV is Sunday, Feb. 2, at Hard Rock Stadium. Game time…
  • News and Updates - U.S. Department of Transportation Issues Proposed Rule on Remote ID for Drones
    FAA announces proposed rule that would require drones to be identifiable remotely.
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