News and Updates – Vapes on a Plane?

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is working with other federal agencies and organizations to remind airline passengers that electronic smoking devices like vaporizers (vapes) and e-cigarettes are considered hazardous materials when transported on aircraft.Electronic smoking devices contain lithium batteries that pose a fire risk. Passengers are allowed to bring the devices on board but they…
18/01/2020/by Miami Flight Academy

News and Updates – FAA Opens One-of-a-Kind Fire Research Facility in Atlantic City

Atlantic City, N.J.- The FAA completed construction and opened a new indoor fire research facility in December to conduct performance tests of potential replacement fire extinguishing agents.The work conducted in this new $5 million, 2,500 square-foot facility will support research on fluorine-free firefighting foams.The fully enclosed fire-test facility will eliminate weather related variables in testing…
17/01/2020/by Miami Flight Academy

News and Updates – South Florida is a “No Drone Zone” During Super Bowl LIV

MiamiHard Rock Stadium near Miami is a No Drone Zone for Super Bowl LIV on Feb. 2, 2020. Drones also are prohibited around the Miami Beach Convention Center for the NFL Super Bowl Experience and Bayfront Park for Super Bowl Live during the days leading up to the event.The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) will establish…
16/01/2020/by Miami Flight Academy

News and Updates – FAA Holding Information Meetings on LaGuardia AirTrain

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is holding Public Information Sessions on the Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the proposed LaGuardia AirTrain tonight and tomorrow night in Queens, N.Y.The FAA will be sharing the results of the draft alternatives analysis. The agency still is developing the Draft EIS (DEIS), which is planned for release in Summer…
15/01/2020/by Miami Flight Academy

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

General Aviation pilots who want to fly around Miami or Fort Lauderdale between Jan. 27 and Feb. 4, 2020, will need to check out the FAAs Notice to Airmen (NOTAM) for air traffic procedures for the area. Super Bowl LIV is Sunday, Feb. 2, at Hard Rock Stadium. Game time will be at approximately 6…
03/01/2020/by Miami Flight Academy

News and Updates – U.S. Department of Transportation Issues Proposed Rule on Remote ID for Drones

FAA announces proposed rule that would require drones to be identifiable remotely.
27/12/2019/by Miami Flight Academy

News and Updates – FAA Issues Important Charter Guidance to Pilots and Passengers

Today, booking a charter flight can be as easy as tapping a few buttons on your mobile device. But that doesnt mean the flight is legal or safe.The FAAs top priority is ensuring the safety of the traveling public, and its critical that both pilots and passengers confirm that the charter flights theyre providing and…
19/12/2019/by Miami Flight Academy

News and Updates – FAA to Improve Airmen Certificate Testing

Washington The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) on Jan. 13, 2020, will launch improvements to the way it tests all applicants for an FAA airman certificate. This applies to all certified pilots of manned and unmanned aircraft.One of the most important changes is the requirement that applicants obtain an FAA Tracking Number (FTN) by creating an…
16/12/2019/by Miami Flight Academy

Speech – Statement of Stephen M. Dickson

Administrator Stephen DicksonBefore the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, United States House of RepresentativesRemarks As DeliveredChairman DeFazio, Ranking Member Graves, and Members of the Committee:Thank you for inviting me here today to speak with you about the Federal Aviation Administrations (FAA) approach to safety oversight and to provide you with an update concerning the Boeing…
12/12/2019/by Miami Flight Academy

News and Updates – Recreational Drone Flying Aeronautical Test Moves Forward

WASHINGTON To advance public safety of the largest segment of drone operations, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) today announced the organizations selected to advise the agency in developing test administration requirements for the recreational Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) aeronautical knowledge and safety test.A law passed in 2018 requires that recreational drone flyers pass an online…
09/12/2019/by Miami Flight Academy

Speech – A Conversation with FAA Administrator Steve Dickson on Global Aviation Safety and Innovation

Administrator Stephen DicksonDubai, UAERemarks As Prepared for DeliveryThank you for that introduction, Bailey (Edwards). Its good to be here in Dubai at the premier aviation and air industry event in the Middle East. Like the U.S., the UAE has a safety-focused, vibrant and competitive aviation industry, with innovative new entrants like commercial space, unmanned aircraft…
07/12/2019/by Miami Flight Academy

Speech – Unleashing the Power of Commercial Space Transportation

Administrator Stephen DicksonWashington, DCRemarks As DeliveredHello everyone.. Its great to be here representing the FAA at the second annual U.S. Chamber of Commerce Space Summit. The title of your eventLaunch: The Space Economy, is very appropriate for me considering my short time in this job. Ive been learning so much, so fast, and in so…
06/12/2019/by Miami Flight Academy
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