News and Updates – Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information from the FAA

Learn more about FAA regulatory relief and guidance issued to help address the effects of COVID-19 on aviation.
01/04/2020/by Miami Flight Academy

News and Updates – FAA Projections Show Strong U.S. Air Travel Demand

NOTE: The FAA prepared this data before COVID-19 restrictions were placed on air travel to, from, and within the United States.WASHINGTON Commercial air travel passenger levels grew 4.2 percent on U.S. airlines in the last fiscal year (FY), from 780 million in FY 2018 to 813.3 million in FY 2019, according to The Federal Aviation…
26/03/2020/by Miami Flight Academy

News and Updates – FAA to Implement Denver Metroplex Project This Week

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is implementing the Denver Metroplex project on March 26, 2020.The comprehensive project will use satellite navigation to move air traffic more safely and efficiently through the area. It includes 29 new routes and modifications to 15 existing routes.Community involvement was a critical part of the projects environmental process. Prior to…
26/03/2020/by Miami Flight Academy

News and Updates – Aunque los lseres son pequeos, su impacto para pilotos es enorme!

WASHINGTONLa Administracin Federal de Aviacin (FAA) se mantiene alerta para dar a conocer el mal uso de los lseres cuando se apuntan hacia los aviones. La FAA registr ms de 6,000 incidentes en 2019, en comparacin con 5,663 reportados en 2018.Aunque es divertido jugar con los punteros lser, los lseres pueden ser peligrosos cuando se…
10/03/2020/by Miami Flight Academy

News and Updates – While a Laser is Small in Size, its Impact on Pilots is Huge!

WASHINGTON The Federal Aviation Administration(FAA) remains vigilant in bringing awareness to the misuse of lasers when pointed towards aircraft. The FAA recorded more than 6,000 incidents in 2019, compared to 5,663 reports in 2018.Although laser pointers are fun to play with, lasers can be dangerous when pointed towards the sky. Lasers are appropriate in classrooms…
09/03/2020/by Miami Flight Academy

Speech – Airports: The Heart of American Aviation

Administrator Stephen DicksonWashington, DCRemarks As DeliveredGood afternoon everyone, and thank you to the Airports Council International-North America and the American Association of Airport Executives for the invitation to be here today.Im a relative newcomer to the FAA, having started in the role as Administrator back in August. But Im no stranger to airports, having spent…
08/03/2020/by Miami Flight Academy

Speech – Back to the Future: The Winged Gospel

Administrator Stephen DicksonWashington, DCRemarks As DeliveredGood afternoon everyone, and thank you for attending today.You know, watching that video makes me appreciate all the progress weve made in aerospace in a relatively short few years, and how fast were moving into the future.It occurs to me that children born today, when they become teenagers, will think…
07/03/2020/by Miami Flight Academy

News and Updates – Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

3/5/2020Air travel plans may be affected by the virus. Check with your airline before heading to the airport.The evolving Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation may impact your air travel plans. Many airlines have posted travel alerts for passengers on their websites and have instituted flexible travel policies. Please check with your airline about the status of your…
06/03/2020/by Miami Flight Academy

News and Updates – FAA: NCAA Final Four Information for GA Pilots

General Aviation pilots who want to fly around Atlanta between April 1 and 7, 2020, should check out the FAAs Notice to Airmen (NOTAM) for special air traffic procedures.The 2020 Final Four will be played on the first weekend of April, with semifinals onSaturday, April 4,and the National Championship Game onMonday, April 6, at Mercedes-Benz…
05/03/2020/by Miami Flight Academy

News and Updates – FAA Expands Weather Camera Program to Colorado

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is expanding its highly successful weather camera safety program to Colorado.The FAA has entered into a cost-reimbursement agreement with the State of Colorado Division of Aeronautics to install weather cameras on 13 Automated Weather Observing Systems (AWOS) in mountainous areas, beginning in the spring of 2020.These cameras will build on…
04/03/2020/by Miami Flight Academy

News and Updates – FAA Seeks Public Comment on Air Traffic Procedure Change at DCA

WASHINGTON The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is inviting comments until March 30, 2020 on a temporary air traffic procedure change at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) called HOLTB. The HOLTB amended a waypoint by moving it 784 feet southwest in order to move north-flow departing aircraft away from protected airspace while keeping aircraft over…
03/03/2020/by Miami Flight Academy

News and Updates – 2019 General Aviation Survey is Open Now

WASHINGTON The Federal Aviation Administrations (FAA) 42nd Annual General Aviation (GA) and Part 135 Activity Survey is open February 24 to July 10, 2020. This voluntary survey is distributed by mail to a representative sample of GA and on-demand Part 135 aircraft owners and operators. Survey participants may complete the survey online or by mail.The…
27/02/2020/by Miami Flight Academy
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