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U.S. Lawmakers Urge FAA to Submit Delayed Airline Engine Safety Report to Congress

By David ShepardsonWASHINGTON (Reuters) - Two senior U.S. lawmakers on Wednesday said the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has failed to turn...
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FAA Orders Immediate Inspections of Some Boeing 777 Engines After United Failure

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) said on Tuesday it was ordering immediate inspections of Boeing 777-200 planes...
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The FAA has closed investigations into SpaceX's explosive Starship tests, clearing the way for the launch of a new prototype, SN10

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk and the company's Starship rocket which aims to carry people and cargo to Mars in the future. REUTERS/Callaghan O'Hare/Yichuan Cao/Getty Images FAA investigations into SpaceX's explosive Starship landings and a license violation have now ended. This means the new prototype of the SpaceX Starship rocket, SN10, could launch in the near future. Musk tweeted Sunday: "Good chance of flying this week!" Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. The Feder...
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Airlines ground Boeing 777s after engine failure over Denver

United Airlines is removing 24 Boeing 777 planes powered by Pratt & Whitney 4000 series engines after the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) called for stepped-up inspections.
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Boeing recommends grounding model 777 airplanes after one experienced engine failure and dropped debris over Colorado

United Airlines Boeing 777-222 takes off at Los Angeles international Airport on September 15, 2020 in Los Angeles, California. AaronP/Bauer-Griffin/GC Images A Boeing 777 operated by United Airlines experienced engine failure Saturday, dropping debris over Colorado. The FAA is now requiring inspections of all Boeing 777 jets with a particular engine model. Boeing also recommended that airlines ground all 69 active planes with the engine model. Visit the Business section of Insider for mor...
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SpaceX's new Starship rocket prototype soared 6 miles above Texas, but exploded during a landing attempt

SpaceX's Starship SN9 rocket prototype flubbed its landing in Boca Chica, Texas, on February 2, 2021, leading to a large explosion. SpaceX launched a 16-story prototype of its Starship Mars rocket system 10 kilometers (6.2 miles) above Boca Chica, Texas on Tuesday. The prototype, called SN9, was supposed to attempt a soft landing, but the spaceship slammed into the ground sideways and exploded. This is the second time the aerospace company, founded by Elon Musk, has launched...
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Former FAA employee 'maliciously' caused a communications blackout between 10 planes and Air Traffic Control over Hawaii

A federal judge sentenced Joelyn DeCosta, 48, for "willfully and maliciously interfering" with air traffic communications in Honolulu, Hawaii. Kent Nishimura / Los Angeles Times via Getty Image A former FAA employee has been sentenced to two years of probation and a $5,000 fine. Joelyn DeCosta has been charged with "maliciously interfering" with air traffic communications. Her actions resulted in a communications blackout while at least 10 planes were airborne, the DoJ said. Visit Business...
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GAO-21-165, Unmanned Aircraft Systems: FAA Could Strengthen Its Implementation of a Drone Traffic Management System by Improving Communication and Measuring Performance, January 28, 2021

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is working with industry and public stakeholders to develop a traffic management system for unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), also known as drones. The UAS...
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United States: The FAA's New Digital License Plate Requirement For Drones - Butler Weihmuller Katz Craig LLP

The Federal Aviation Administration ("FAA") has finalized a new rule that requires remote identification (remote ID) for drones, colloquially known as a digital license plate.
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6 Tips Every Drone Owner Should Know

Photo by david henrichs on Unsplash Whether you just bought your first drone or you have been flying for a while, it is important to stay current with important tips and tricks to get the most out of your hobby. You may already have some questions you need to be answered, or maybe you don’t even know where to start. No matter where you fall on this spectrum, keep reading! Registering Your Drone The need to register your drone depends on the size that you own. The Federal Aviation Administrati...
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FAA: Unruly Passenger Policy

FAA: Unruly Passenger Policy The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has just adopted a stricter unruly passenger policy. It would seem that the FAA is finally fed up with unruly passengers on our nation’s airlines. There have been several assaults on planes between those who will not wear face masks and those offended by that behavior. So yesterday, FAA Administrator Steve Dickson today signed an  order  (PDF) directing a stricter legal enforcement policy against unruly airline passenger...
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U.S. CDC COVID Testing Requirements for Private Aviation FAQs

On Jan. 12, 2021, the U.S. CDC issued a new order requiring proof of a negative viral COVID-19 test (NAAT/PCR or antigen), or medical proof of recovery, for anyone arriving from a foreign country to the U.S. The order goes into effect Jan. 26, 2021 for ALL flights, including private flight and GA aircraft. Key points: Only ACTIVE crew members are EXEMPT. We are working to gain clarification on how exactly the CDC defines ACTIVE CREW. Passengers must show aircraft operator proof of negati...
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636 Boeing Criminal Fine

Boeing agrees to pay a $2.5 Billion settlement for criminal charges relating to the 737 MAX MCAS system, the FAA issued final rules for supersonic aircraft testing, Ryanair’s Michael O’Leary says the government mismanaged travel restrictions, flight attendant unions are concerned about disruptive air travelers and the FAA responds with a stern warning, initial reports from the Sriwijaya Air flight SJ182 crash, and on a lighter note, the TSA celebrates agency canines in a 2021 calendar. Aviat...
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GAO-21-200, Aircraft Noise: Better Information Sharing Could Improve Responses to Washington, D.C. Area Helicopter Noise Concerns, January 07, 2021

According to Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) data for 2017 through 2019, over 50 helicopter operators conducted approximately 88,000 helicopter flights within 30 miles of Ronald Reagan...
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United States: FAA Releases Two Final Rules To Advance Drone Integration - Holland & Knight

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) on Dec. 28, 2020, released two Final Rules intended to accelerate the integration of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS)...
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Friends mourn death of family killed in fiery Lyon Township plane crash

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is continuing its investigation into the Lyon Township fatal plane crash that occurred on Jan. 2.
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Alphabet Unit Wing Blasts New US Drone ID Rule, Citing Privacy

Alphabet's drone delivery unit Wing criticized Trump administration rules issued this week mandating broadcast-based remote identification of drones, saying they should be revised to allow for internet-based tracking. From a report: On Monday, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) issued rules that will allow small drones to fly over people and at night in the United States and mandate remote identification technology for nearly all drones. The rules eliminate requirements that drones, known...
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United States: FAA Releases Highly Anticipated Final Rules On UAS Remote ID And Operation Over People - Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

On Monday, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) submitted two long-awaited Final Rules for publication in the Federal Register. Both the Remote Identification of Unmanned Aircraft...
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FAA to allow small drones to fly at night, over people in step toward broader deliveries

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is slated to issue new guidance allowing operators of drones to fly them at night and over...
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FAA lays out its Remote ID 'license plate for drones' requirements

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) shared its latest set of drone regulations, and they're likely to have a significant impact on...
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FAA and Boeing 'Inappropriately Coached' Pilots In 737 MAX Testing

Boeing officials "inappropriately coached" test pilots during recertification efforts after two fatal 737 MAX crashes killed 346 people, according to a lengthy congressional report released on Friday. Reuters reports: The report from the Senate Commerce Committee Republican staff said testing this year of a key safety system known as MCAS tied to both fatal crashes was contrary to proper protocol. The committee concluded Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and Boeing officials "had established...
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US aviation regulator issues safety bulletins over flaws in software updates for Boeing 747, 777, 787 airliners

Autothrottle cuts to idle and flight computers fail after latest updates, warns FAA Software updates to Boeing's Jumbo Jet, Dreamliner, and 777 introduced flaws that degraded flight safety and caused the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to publish warnings to aviators.…
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Removing space debris requires action and caution

Tess Hatch Contributor Share on Twitter Tess Hatch hopes to travel to space. In the meantime, she is a venture investor at Bessemer Venture Partners who invests in frontier tech. More posts by this contributor The space in between: The stratosphere The evolving airspace ecosystem Chris Wu Contributor Chris is an Electrical Engineering MS student at Stan...
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Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine is reportedly being flown by United Airlines chartered flights to distribution hubs, in anticipation of FDA approval

Oil markets surged in the hours after Pfizer announced positive results from its coronavirus vaccine study. Dado Ruvic/Reuters Chartered United Airlines flights from Brussels to Chicago are carrying Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine, according to The Wall Street Journal. The flights represent one leg of a chain, which will extend from Chicago to distribution hubs around the US. Pfizer's vaccine must be stored in minus -103 degrees Fahrenheit, so the flights reportedly have special FAA approval to ...
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TravelPro's expandable carry-on is one of the best soft-sided suitcases on the market today — here's why

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. Hannah Freedman/Business Insider The TravelPro Platinum Elite Expandable Carry-On is one of the best soft-sided suitcases on the market.It easily fits a week's worth of clothes and even has the option to expand up to two full inches.This suitcase also comes with extra perks like a built-in USB port, a garment bag, and a detachable bag for toiletries.Black Friday and Cyber Monday 2020 are on Novembe...
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Amazon is reportedly laying off dozens of employees working on its long-awaited drone project

CEO of Amazon, Jeff Bezos. Amazon; Clodagh Kilcoyne/Reuters; Samantha Lee/Business Insider Amazon is reportedly laying off dozens of R&D and manufacturing staff working on its delivery drone service Amazon Prime Air, according to a Financial Times report. The company is turning to two external manufacturers to build components for the drones, with additional deals potentially in the pipeline, a person familiar with Amazon's plans told the paper. Amazon's drone deliveries are still "years a...
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Boeing 737 Max given approval to fly again by US regulators

FAA’s move comes after plane was grounded in March 2019 following two fatal crashesUS regulators have approved Boeing’s 737 Max to fly once more, 20 months after the manufacturer’s bestselling plane was grounded following two fatal crashes caused by design flaws.The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has rescinded an order grounding the aircraft, in a move that could allow the planes to fly again before the end of the year. Continue reading...
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Boeing's 737 Max was cleared to fly by the Federal Aviation Administration following a 20-month safety review of 2 fatal crashes

American Airlines 737 Max passenger planes are parked on the tarmac at Tulsa International Airport in Tulsa Reuters Boeing's 737 Max aircraft can fly again once the company makes design changes, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announced Wednesday. The aircraft had been grounded for almost two years, after two fatal crashes killed a combined 346 people. The 737 Max wasn't able to fly until it got FAA approval. The FAA lifted its grounding order Wednesday, and FAA head Steve Dickso...
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GAO-21-85, Aviation Certification: FAA Needs to Strengthen Its Design Review Process for Small Airplanes, November 16, 2020

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has taken steps to implement new performance-based safety regulations when reviewing small airplane designs. Performance-based regulations specify...
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The FAA has a no-fly zone in place over Biden's home in Delaware, and it's completely normal

Biden speaks one day after Americans voted in the presidential election, on November 04, 2020 in Wilmington, Delaware Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images The FAA has a no-fly zone over President-elect Joe Biden's hometown of Wilmington, Delaware, and it will be in effect until next week. It is common practice for the FAA to restrict the airspace to protect major-party nominees. Such moves are standard practice and are not comments on the outcome of an election. On Friday morning, after the ...
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