News and Updates – FAA and NASA Sign MOU to Strengthen Partnership in Commercial Space Activities

This partnership is vital to continue the growth, innovation and safety of commercial space operations.
17/01/2021/by Miami Flight Academy

News and Updates – FAA Adopts Stricter Unruly Passenger Policy

FAA Administrator Dickson signs order directing a stricter legal enforcement policy against unruly airline passengers.
16/01/2021/by Miami Flight Academy

News and Updates – New Safety Data Tool Available on Website

WASHINGTON The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is making it easier to research aviation safety guidance material from the Office of Aviation Safety (AVS).The Dynamic Regulatory System (DRS) combines more than 65 document types from more than a dozen different repositories into a single searchable application. This comprehensive knowledge center centralizes the FAAs aviation safety guidance…
15/01/2021/by Miami Flight Academy

News and Updates – Super Bowl LV Flight Requirements for GA Pilots

General Aviation pilots who want to fly around Tampa, Fla., Feb. 3 9, 2021 will need to check out the FAAs Notice to Airmen (NOTAM) for air traffic procedures for the area. Super Bowl LV is Sunday, Feb. 7, at Raymond James Stadium. Game time will be at approximately 6:30 p.m. EST.The FAA has published…
14/01/2021/by Miami Flight Academy

News and Updates – FAA Seeks Public Comment on Aviation Noise Effects and Mitigation Research Portfolio

WASHINGTON The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announced plans to seek public comment on the existing noise research portfolio, including the Neighborhood Environmental Survey, and additional areas recommended for investigation. The notice is available on FAAs website.The FAA is sharing information on its aircraft noise research programs that includes a portfolio of research initiatives related to…
13/01/2021/by Miami Flight Academy

News and Updates – FAA Announces New Airport Grant Program

$2 Billion in funds will provide economic relief to airports around the country during COVID-19 public health emergency.
01/01/2021/by Miami Flight Academy

News and Updates – FAA Issues Restrictions on UAS Operations at DOD Facilities

Washington The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) today announced Unmanned Aircraft Systems(UAS) airspace restrictions over additional national security sensitive locations, effective December 30.In cooperation with its federal partners, the FAA will restrict UAS operations in the airspace over two locations. The first facility is Rock Island Arsenal located between Davenport, Iowa and Rocks Island, Illinois. The…
30/12/2020/by Miami Flight Academy

News and Updates – DOT Issues Two New Drone Rules to Advance Safety and Innovation in the U.S.

Rules require Remote ID of drones and allow small drone operators to fly over people and at night under some conditions.
29/12/2020/by Miami Flight Academy

News and Updates – FAA Grants Santa Claus Special Flight and Launch Permissions

Santa Claus and his reindeer-powered sleigh granted special permissions to fly directly to rooftops on Christmas Eve.
24/12/2020/by Miami Flight Academy

News and Updates – FAA Begins Scoping Period for Environmental Review at SpaceX Launch Site

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is holding a public scoping period for the draft Environmental Assessment (EA) related to plans by SpaceX to apply for licenses for suborbital and orbital launches of its Starship/Super Heavy project at its facility in Boca Chica, Texas.The scoping period will help the FAA in determine the scope of issues…
23/12/2020/by Miami Flight Academy

News and Updates – Updated Runway to Recovery Framework Released

WASHINGTON Today, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and its government partners released an update to Runway to Recovery: The United States Framework for Airlines and Airports to Mitigate the Public Health Risks of Coronavirus framework. Version 1.1, referred to as R2R 1.1, which updates, refines, and expands upon the recommended risk mitigation practices outlined in…
22/12/2020/by Miami Flight Academy

News and Updates – Pilots and Air Traffic Controllers May Receive Moderna Vaccine, With Appropriate Precautions

WASHINGTON Following the Emergency Use Authorization from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for Modernas COVID-19 vaccine, the FAA has determined that pilotsmay receive the vaccineunder the conditions of their FAA-issued airman medical certification. FAA Air Traffic Controllers, who are subject to FAA medical clearance, may also receive the vaccine.To maintain the highest level…
20/12/2020/by Miami Flight Academy
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