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FAA Restricts Drone Operations Over DOE Facilities

At the request of U.S. national security and law enforcement agencies, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is using its existing authority under Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations § 99.7 – “Special Security Instructions” – to address concerns […]

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House Aviation Hearing Held on Emerging UAS Issues

The House Transportation Subcommittee on Aviation convened on Thursday to discuss the use and integration of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) in the national airspace system (NAS). The Subcommittee received testimony from two panels. The first panel consisted of a professor […]

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NASAO Continues to Urge Congress to Preserve GI Flight Benefits

Today, the National Association of State Aviation Officials (NASAO) joined seven other aviation organizations in urging key Members of Congress to amend legislation that would impose discriminatory caps on GI benefits for flight training at public institutions. NASAO President Mark […]

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Washington State Announces Airport Kiosk Design Competition

Cohesive Washington State airport kiosks have been an interest in the aviation community for a long time – and now is the time for the public to submit their creative and innovative kiosk design ideas. The Washington State Department of […]

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Reform to 1,500 Hour Rule Needed in Long-Term FAA Bill

The National Association of State Aviation Officials (NASAO) sent a letter to the leadership of the Senate Commerce, Science and transportation Committee, expressing support for S.1405, the FAA Reauthorization Act of 2017, and urging lawmakers to retain the Thune Amendment, […]

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UAS Integration Pilot Program Launched

On Thursday, Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao announced the Drone Integration Pilot Program. The program follows a directive from President Donald Trump to initiate a pilot program to safely test and validate advanced operations through various partnerships across the country. […]

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