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USA Department of Transportation (DOT) – Request for Information on Enhanced Air Mobility

The Department of Transportation (DOT) is seeking public input on the development of a national strategy for Advanced Air Mobility as required by the Advanced Air Mobility Coordination and Leadership Act. DOT has formed a team composed of multiple executive agencies that is seeking input on a ...

FAA to Add Powered Lift to Air Carrier Aircraft Categories

The FAA signed a draft Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) document on November 21st that adds a “powered lift” aircraft to the existing types of air carrier operations, a move that would set the stage for air carrier regulations that would apply specifically to eVTOL and aerial mobility ...

Joint FAA and United Kingdom CAA Statement on eVTOL Aircraft

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the United Kingdom Civil Aviation Authority recognize the potential of electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) and other Advanced Air Mobility (AAM) aircraft to significantly benefit the public. To support future eVTOL ...

FAA Awards $2.8 Million in Drone Research Grants to Five Universities

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) today announced $2.8 million in drone research, education and training grants to five universities. Research will focus on three areas: Advanced material, right-of-way rules, and flight data recorder requir...

FAA Selects Iris Automation to Participate on New BVLOS Aviation Rulemaking Committee

 Iris Automation has been selected by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to participate in the FAA's BVLOS ARC (Aviation Rulemaking Committee), announced Wednesday at the virtual AUVSI FAA Symposium. The UAS BVLOS ARC will provide recommendations to the FAA for performance-based ...

FAA Announces Effective Dates for Final Drone Rules

The final rules requiring remote identification of drones and allowing some flights over people, over moving vehicles and at night under certain conditions will go into effect on April 21, 2021.Remote identification (Remote ID) requires identification of drones in flight as well as the ...

New Members Appointed to the Drone Advisory Committee

U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao today announced new appointments to the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) Drone Advisory Committee or DAC.“The Drone Advisory Committee is key to helping the FAA keep pace with innovation while protecting ...

U.S. DOT Issues Two Much-Anticipated Drone Rules to Advance Safety and Innovation

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) today announced final rules for Unmanned Aircraft (UA), commonly known as drones. The new rules will require Remote Identification (Remote ID) of drones and allow operators of small drones to fly over people and at ...

uAvionix President Christian Ramsey Appointed to FAA Drone Advisory Committee

uAvionix and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) today announced the appointment of Christian Ramsey, President of uAvionix, to the FAA’s Drone Advisory Committee (DAC).  Christian will fill an existing vacancy on the DAC representing UAS Hardware Component Manufacturers.The ...

DJI Is Reviewing FAA Proposal To Identify Drones In American Skies

DJI, the world’s leader in civilian drones and aerial imaging technology, is reviewing today’s proposed rule from the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to remotely identify drones in American skies. The FAA proposal outlines its own approach to identify airborne drones, which is a ...