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UAS Task Force Formed By U.S. Department of Transportation/FAA

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) Secretary Anthony Foxx and FAA Administrator Michael Huerta announced October 29, 2015, the formation of an Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Registration Task Force (RTF) for the purpose of developing recommendations for a … Continue reading

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GA Industry Urges Transportation Secretary To Take Swift Action On Medical Reform

WASHINGTON , D.C. – In a letter written August 15, 2014, seven influential general aviation organizations urged U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx to complete his department’s review of the FAA notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) on third-class medical … Continue reading

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AOPA Insists FAA Withdraw Sleep Disorder Policy or Initiate Rulemaking

FREDERICK, MD – In a letter to FAA Administrator Michael Huerta, the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) is insisting that the FAA withdraw its new policy on obstructive sleep apnea or go through the rulemaking process. “We believe this … Continue reading

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North Dakota Aeronautics Director Meets With FAA Administrator To Secure Airport Funding

WASHINGTON, D.C. – North Dakota Aeronautics Director Larry Taborsky, State Airport Planner Kyle Wanner, and Henry Ogrodzinski, president of the National Association of State Aviation Officials (NASAO), met with FAA Administrator Michael Huerta, June 19, 2013, to try and secure … Continue reading

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Huerta Confirmed As FAA Administrator

WASHINGTON, D.C. (January 2, 2013) – The U.S. Senate has confirmed Michael P. Huerta the Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for a five-year term. He succeeds Randy Babbitt, who resigned in December 2011, following an alleged DUI incident, … Continue reading

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Stars Do Shine At AOPA Aviation Summit

by Dave Weiman PALM SPRINGS, CALIF.  – The AOPA Aviation Summit, October 11-13, 2012, showed signs of stardom from both Hollywood and the GA community. Regardless of wealth, fame or the lack thereof, pilots came together to network, learn, socialize … Continue reading

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Flying Side-By-Side With An Unmanned Aircraft

GRAND FORKS, N.D. – A recently passed bill could help the Grand Forks region secure the “holy grail” for the future of unmanned aircraft, according to the University of North Dakota (UND) Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Center of Excellence. Center … Continue reading

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