Aviation Safety


Senators propose immediate, temporary revisions to FAA UAS NPRM; what have they wrought?

Sens. John Hoeven (R-N.D.) (left) and Cory Booker (D-N.J.) (right) introduced legislation on May 12 that, if enacted, would become the immediately applicable rules for the operation of sUAS until the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)…


FAA’s sUAS Pathfinder needs parameters NOW in order to provide a basis for any Part 107 revisions

On February 15, 2015 Secretary Foxx and Administrator Huerta announced the issuance of an NPRM, Part 107, which proposed the terms by which Small UAS commercial operators could fly. Since then, the UAS industry has…

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Having been upgraded by the FAA, now ICAO and EASA will review the DGCAI, why?

The Directorate General of Civil Aviation of India (DGCAI) recently received an upgrade of its rating from the FAA under its IASA. Now comes EASA and ICAO to repeat the same scrutiny as the American…