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FAA to Rise to the Cloud

FAA to Rise to the Cloud

August 28, 2015 – Agency will benefit from advanced computing solutions through partnership with leading Cloud companies.

FAA releases B4UFLY App Beta Test For UAS Users

FAA releases B4UFLY App Beta Test For UAS Users

August 28, 2015 – The FAA has released the beta version of a new IOS app that helps unmanned aircraft users fly in the right locations.

FAA Dedicates Runway Pavement Testing Facility

FAA Dedicates Runway Pavement Testing Facility

August 27, 2015 – Paving the Way to Better Airport Surfaces

Flight Advisory for VIP Visit to Alaska

Flight Advisory for VIP Visit to Alaska

August 21, 2015 – Flight restrictions will be in place during VIP visit to Alaska on August 31-September 2, 2015.

FAA Releases Pilot UAS Reports

FAA Releases Pilot UAS Reports

August 21, 2015 – Newly released pilot reports show details of increased UAS encounters.

Flight Restrictions for Pope's Visit to Philadelphia

Flight Restrictions for Pope's Visit to Philadelphia

August 19, 2015 – Temporary flight restrictions will be in place during Pope Francis's visit to Philadelphia, PA on September 26-27, 2015.

FAA Statement on Automation Problems at Washington Center

FAA Statement on Automation Problems at Washington Center

August 17, 2015 – A recent software upgrade is identified as source of Saturday's automation problems.

Pilot Reports of Close Calls With Drones Soar in 2015

Pilot Reports of Close Calls With Drones Soar in 2015

August 12, 2015 – Unauthorized drone operators may be subject to fines of up to $25,000 and up to 20 years in jail.

It's (a) Grand! FAA Passes 1,000 UAS Section 333 Exemptions

It's (a) Grand! FAA Passes 1,000 UAS Section 333 Exemptions

August 4, 2015 – The FAA continues to expand the rate of Section 333 exemption grants.

Wildlife strike reporting continues to increase

Wildlife strike reporting continues to increase

August 4, 2015 – FAA continues efforts to encourage wildlife strike reporting

Fly Safe: Prevent Loss of Control Accidents

Fly Safe: Prevent Loss of Control Accidents

August 3, 2015 – The Fly Safe campaign focuses this month on how GA pilots can use Flight Risk Assessment Tools.