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Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) - Articles and news items

Allianz: Growth in commercial drones to bring multiple benefits but new risks

Airport news  •  19 September 2016  •  International Airport Review

Whether used commercially for industrial inspections or recreationally by millions, drones have the potential to benefit millions but we must be wary of the risks say Allianz...

Drones: Campaigning for safer skies – Part 2

Airport Extra, Z homepage promo  •  25 August 2016  •  Brian Wynne, CEO of the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI)

Part-two of a report from Brian Wynne that discusses the safe use of drones and what is being done to regulate their increasing public and commercial usage.

O’Hare International Airport receives top marks for airfield safety

Airport news  •  22 August 2016  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has awarded Chicago’s O'Hare International Airport a perfect score in its annual airfield safety inspection.

Drones: Campaigning for safer skies – Part 1

Airport Extra, Z homepage promo  •  18 August 2016  •  Brian Wynne, CEO of the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI)

Brian Wynne, the CEO of the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) discusses drones and the importance of their regulation in the first of a two-part report...

FAA announces new centre of excellence

Airport news  •  15 August 2016  •  International Airport Review

Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has announced a new centre of excellence in partnership with the University of Oklahoma and Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University teams to lead the new Air Transportation Centre of Excellence for Technical Training and Human Performance (COE TTHP).

FAA develops new standards to improve runway conditions

Airport news  •  20 July 2016  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, International Airport Review

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has developed new standards to improve safety at U.S. airports and improve runway conditions during inclement weather.

$27 million FAA funding for new airport in North Dakota

Airport news  •  7 October 2015  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, International Airport Review

A $27 million Airport Improvement Programme grant has been issued by The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to build a new airport in North Dakota.

Funding for U.S. airports at risk from runway incursions

Airport news  •  22 September 2015  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, International Airport Review

Eight U.S. airports will receive $11 million in Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) funds towards risks associated with runway incursions.

FAA to fine City of Cleveland for failure to deliver safe airport conditions in winter

Airport news  •  21 September 2015  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, International Airport Review

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has proposed civil penalties against the City of Cleveland for alleged failure to provide safe airport conditions during winter weather.

FAA awards $24.5 million in environmental grants to eleven U.S. airports

Airport news  •  17 September 2015  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, International Airport Review

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has awarded $24.5 million in environmental grants to eleven U.S. airports to reduce emissions and improve air quality.

FAA awards contracts to develop CLEEN II environmental programme

Airport news  •  9 September 2015  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, International Airport Review

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has awarded $100 million in contacts to eight companies to develop technologies for its Continuous Lower Energy, Emissions and Noise (CLEEN II) programme.

$108m contract allows FAA to go Cloud bound

Airport news  •  1 September 2015  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, International Airport Review

The Federal Aviation Administration has announced a $108 million contract with leading cloud industry companies to allow the agency to take advantage of new technologies and solutions.

FAA dedicates airport pavement testing facility

Airport news  •  28 August 2015  •  Victoria White

The FAA has dedicated its new National Airport Pavement & Materials Research Centre at the William J. Hughes Technical Centre...

FAA reports dramatic rise in pilot sightings of unmanned aircraft

Airport news  •  14 August 2015  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, International Airport Review

The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has revealed a dramatic rise in the number of pilot sightings of unmanned aircraft during the first half of 2015.

FAA reveals increase in wildlife strike reporting

Airport news  •  6 August 2015  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, International Airport Review

According to a report commissioned by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), wildlife strike reporting for both commercial and general aviation airports continues to rise.

 

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