COVID-19 Pandemic Related Guidance
- Current Deviations, Waivers, and Special Federal Aviation Regulation (SFAR) in regards to the COVID-19 Pandemic
Unmanned Aircraft Systems
- The links below may be helpful for UAS, Remote Pilot Certificate questions and UAS registration
- The Basic Med for GA Pilots effective May 1, 2017. You can fly without an FAA Medical IF you meet Basic Med Requirements. For more information, go to the link below:
- By January 1, 2020, you must be equipped with ADS-B Out to fly in most controlled airspace. Federal Regulations 14 CFR 91.225 and 14 CFR 91.227 contain the details.
- Not Yet Equipped?
- Operators seeking permission to fly without ADS-B installed can submit a request to Air Traffic Organization (ATO)
- Please Note – Requests must be made no more than 24 hours before or less than 1 hour before flight. All requests must go thru the website, phone calls are not accepted. ATO has the final say.
- For more information on ADS-B Deviation Authorizations, such as the criteria for the authorization, FAQ’s
Under §91.225(g), for the operation of aircraft that are not equipped with ADS-B Out equipment, the operator must make the request for an authorized deviation at least 1 hour before the proposed operation to the ATC facility with jurisdiction over the airspace. (See below link for more information)
Statement of Policy for Authorizations to Operators of Aircraft That are Not Equipped With Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) Out Equipment
Mechanic, Parachute Rigger, and Dispatcher Certifications
- Beginning January 13, 2020, all applications must establish an FAA Tracking Number (FTN) within IACRA before takng any FAA airman knowledge tests.
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