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RTCA Launches Standards Development Organization

RTCA has announced the formation of the RTCA Standards Development Organization (SDO) to continue its 83-year track record of producing timely and robust standards and guidance documents to ensure interoperability of aviation systems and equipment, encourage innovation, and serve as […]

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Louisiana DOTD Aviation Completes APM System Update

The Aviation Office of the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (LDOTD) has updated their Airport Pavement Management System. This Interactive Data Exchange Application (IDEA) tool was developed by Applied Pavement Technology, Inc. (APTech), a NASAO Business Partner, for the […]

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IPP Selection Announcement: Multiple NASAO Members Awarded

Yesterday, U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao announced the first 10 applications that were selected to participate in the Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) Integration Pilot Program (IPP), that was introduced by President Trump late last fall. NASAO was well […]

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U.S. Department of Transportation Selects 10 Drone Programs for Testing

Accompanied by technology innovators and government leaders from across the nation, U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine L. Chao today announced the 10 state, local and tribal governments who will conduct flight tests as part of the Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) […]

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North Carolina DOT Selected for FAA Drone Integration Pilot Program

U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao today announced that the N.C. Department of Transportation has been selected as one of only 10 participants in the Federal Aviation Administration’s Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS, or ‘drones’) Integration Pilot Program, an initiative that […]

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After House Passage, NASAO’s Focus Shifts to Senate Bill

The U.S. House of Representatives voted 393-13 to approve a five-year FAA Reauthorization bill. A total of 254 amendments were submitted, 116 of which were considered, with the vast majority passing en bloc. Notably absent from H.R. 4 is a […]

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House Passes FAA Bill with Broad Backing

Friday, the U.S. House of Representatives voted 393-13 to approve a five-year bill, H.R. 4, the FAA Reauthorization Act of 2018, after two recent short-term funding patches. A total of 254 amendments were submitted of which 116 were considered by […]

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