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July 24, 2019

Dickson, Former Delta Exec., Confirmed as FAA Administrator

In a party line vote of 52-40, the Senate on July 24 confirmed Stephen Dickson,…

July 18, 2019

Leonardo TH-119 Becomes First Single-Engine Helicopter In Decades To Gain FAA Instrument Certification

Leonardo’s TH-119 is now cleared by the FAA to fly in inclement weather under instrument…

July 12, 2019

Airports Need Federal Guidance On Counter UAS and Detection Technologies, Report Says

Current federal guidance leaving airports to figure out the legality and effectiveness of counter-drone technology…

July 03, 2019

EASA Releases Special Condition for Certifying Electric, Hybrid VTOL Aircraft

The European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has released what it calls the “first building…

July 01, 2019

Rotor Operators Begin ‘Earnest Search’ to Meet ADS-B Mandate

While misconceptions about the Federal Aviation Administration’s Jan. 1, 2020 mandate to install digital transponders…

June 11, 2019

Urban Air Mobility in Regulatory Infancy, Elwell Says

While the buzz surrounding Urban Air Mobility (UAM) is ever louder, Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)…

June 10, 2019

Getting BVLOS off the Ground with 91.113

The FAA has been trying to streamline drone processes: Low-altitude authorization and notification capability speeds…

May 30, 2019

Flight Plan 2030: Embraer-X Envisions Entirely New Group to Oversee UAM Operations

Embraer has released a 48-page whitepaper on urban air traffic management, examining future infrastructure for…

May 20, 2019

New Drone Guidelines Set the Stage for Remote ID

The FAA updated the Federal Register with new guidelines for recreational drone use today, bringing…

April 18, 2019

FAA Reviewing Comments En Route to Implementing New Drone Rule

The public comment period closed this week on the FAA's proposed rule change to allow…