Mary Grady

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Advocacy Groups React To Drone Rule
June 22, 2016 Reaction so far by general aviation advocacy groups has been mainly positive to the new rules released yesterday by the FAA to...

FAA Releases Commercial Drone Rule
June 21, 2016 The FAA today published its final rule for the commercial use of small drones under 55 pounds. The rule requires commercial...

Icon Revises Purchase Agreement
June 21, 2016 In response to a flood of opinions about Iconís proposed purchase agreement for buyers of its A5 light sport aircraft ó which...

Three Off-Airport Crashes, One Pilot Killed
June 20, 2016 Three small general aviation airplanes have crashed at off-airport sites in the last two days, killing one pilot and injuring...

Viking Air Acquires Bombardier Water Bombers
June 20, 2016 Bombardier will sell its amphibious aircraft program to Viking Air Ltd., the two Canadian companies announced today. The...

Airbus Sells 100 Helicopters To China
June 14, 2016 Airbus will become the first foreign company to assemble helicopters in China, under a new deal to deliver 100 H135 aircraft....

Third-Class Medical Reform Passes Again
June 14, 2016 The U.S. Senate today passed a bill that includes changes for how third-class medicals would be implemented, marking the third...

CPA Founder John Frank Dies
June 14, 2016 John Frank, a founder and executive director of the Cessna Pilots Association, died at his home in Santa Maria, California, on...

Airline Routes To Cuba OK'd
June 14, 2016 The U.S. government has given permission to six airlines to go ahead and start service to secondary cities in Cuba, but the OK...

FAA Publishes New Test Standards
June 13, 2016 After five years of work in collaboration with aviation industry experts, the FAA has published its new Airman Certification...