FAA and Regs

Amazon Gets FAA Approval For Drone Test Flights »

Amazon, which is developing drones to make package deliveries, received its long-awaited experimental airworthiness certificate from the FAA on Thursday. The approval allows Amazon to test its unmanned aerial systems in the U.S. while proposed commercial drone regulations await the rulemaking process. More

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FreeFlight Systems Unveils... »

FreeFlight Systems is expanding its line of radar altimeters for rotorcraft, announcing on Wednesday the FRA-5500 system for transport-category helicopters.... More

Medical Reform Tops List... »

The Pilot's Bill of Rights 2, which would broaden third-class medical exemptions and expand legal rights, began its journey through the legislative assembly... More

AVmail: February 16, 2015 »

Steve Mann writes: "I'm a commercial pilot and small drone operator and want to thank you for not joining the unfounded media hysteria over small UAV... More

More on Cirrus Ditching and... »

The Coasties' terrific video offers lots of food for thought. A second video...well, it's a little less sober(ing). More

FAA Issues No-Drone... »

The FAA reminded drone operators on Wednesday that the perennial Super Bowl Sunday TFR applies to them too, not just pilots of manned aircraft. The Super... More

Podcast: FAA's Second Look... »

Dr. Brent Blue, a senior FAA medical examiner, was one of the many who critiqued the FAA's proposed sleep-apnea policy for pilot medical exams when it was... More