News and Updates – FAA Posts Study, Plans Workshops for New Boston Procedure

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has posted the Draft Environmental Assessment (EA) for a proposed new satellite-based approach procedure for Runway 4-Left at Boston Logan International Airport. The Draft EA indicates that the procedure would have no significant impact in any environmental category including aviation noise.The proposed new procedure closely follows the path of the…
21/09/2020/by Miami Flight Academy

News and Updates – More Schools Join the Collegiate Training Initiative

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announced today that 15 more schools have been selected to participate in the Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Collegiate Training Initiative (UAS-CTI).The new schools are:Austin Community College, Austin, TexasAtlantic Cape Community College, Mays Landing, New JerseyBig Bend Community College, Moses Lake, WashingtonBlue Ridge Community and Technical College, Martinsburg, West VirginiaCarroll Community…
18/09/2020/by Miami Flight Academy

News and Updates – September 14-Commercial Space Transportation Advisory Committee (COMSTAC) Meeting

Hear updates about matters pertaining to the commercial space transportation industry at a virtual public meeting.
12/09/2020/by Miami Flight Academy

News and Updates – FAA Grants to Support Aviation Maintenance Careers

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) today announced the Aviation Maintenance Technical Workforce Development Grant Program to increase interest and recruit students for careers in aviation maintenance. The goal is to provide grants to academia and the aviation community to help prepare a more inclusive talent pool of aviation maintenance technicians, to inspire and recruit the…
11/09/2020/by Miami Flight Academy

News and Updates – FAA Announces Grants for Aviation Careers

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) today issued a Federal Register Notice announcing the Aircraft Pilots Workforce Development Grant Program. The program will expand the pilot workforce and will help high school students receive training to become aerospace engineers or unmanned aircraft systems operators. The program also prepares teachers to train students for jobs in the…
10/09/2020/by Miami Flight Academy

News and Updates – FAA Grant to Support Aviation Maintenance Careers

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) today announced the Aviation Maintenance Technical Workforce Development Grant Program to increase interest and recruit students for careers in aviation maintenance. The goal is to provide grants to academia and the aviation community to help prepare a more inclusive talent pool of aviation maintenance technicians, to inspire and recruit the…
09/09/2020/by Miami Flight Academy

News and Updates – U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao Announces More Than $1.2 Billion in Airport Grants

Grants awarded to 405 airports in 50 states and 6 territories.
01/09/2020/by Miami Flight Academy

News and Updates – FAA Releases Draft EIS for Burbank Terminal Project

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) today released the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the proposed replacement passenger terminal project at Hollywood Burbank Airport.A 45-day public comment period for the Draft EIS begins today. The FAA will host two virtual public workshops on the document on Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2020, and a virtual public hearing…
23/08/2020/by Miami Flight Academy

News and Updates – FAA to Test and Evaluate Unmanned Aircraft Detection & Mitigation Equipment at Airports

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announced today that it plans to evaluate technologies and systems that could detect and mitigate potential safety risks posed by unmanned aircraft. The effort will be part of the agencys Airport Unmanned Aircraft Systems Detection and Mitigation Research Program.The FAA plans to test and evaluate at least 10 technologies or…
22/08/2020/by Miami Flight Academy

News and Updates – FAA Releases LaGuardia AirTrain Draft Environmental Review

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) today released the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for the proposed LaGuardia Airport Access Improvement Project (AirTrain). The agency also opened a 45-day public comment period for the DEIS today. It ends on October 5, 2020.The DEIS is available for review on the project website. The website also has information…
21/08/2020/by Miami Flight Academy

News and Updates – FAA Takes Drone Safety to Spanish-speaking Community

The Federal Aviation Administration has launched a pilot program to translate into Spanish select web content for users of Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS commonly referred to as drones).The program is expected to reach the nearly 25.6 million people living in the United States with Limited English Proficiency (LEP) and will focus on Spanish, the most…
20/08/2020/by Miami Flight Academy

Speech – Safety Propels InnovationInnovation Propels Progress

Administrator Stephen DicksonVirtualThank you, Erik, for that introduction, and thanks to your entire team and to AUVSI for holding this landmark eventnot once, but twice. Today in Episode 2, well explore public safety topics, including the Integration Pilot Program and what weve learned, UAS security, community concerns, how to conduct safer missions, and a variety…
18/08/2020/by Miami Flight Academy
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