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2014-10-31 12:21:27

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., Oct. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Ethan Connor and Chien-Hsuan Hung at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University's Daytona Beach, Fla., campus are the first students in the United States to complete the Airline Transport Pilot (ATP) Certification Training Program under the new Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) regulations that took effect Aug. 1, 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141031/155785 Embry-Riddle is the first training provider in the...

2014-10-24 08:20:57

Raytheon will update the Wide Area Augmentation System (WAAS) in preparation for the introduction of future dual frequency capability MARLBOROUGH, Mass., Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) announced today that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has awarded Raytheon a $131 million contract for Wide Area Augmentation System (WAAS) Dual Frequency Operations (DFO) Segment 1. Under this contract, Raytheon will enhance overall system capability as the FAA...

2014-10-20 04:20:20

ORLANDO, Florida and SUNNYVALE, California, October 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Extends Portfolio of DO-254, DO-178B, DO-160, ARP4754A and Mechanical Engineering Services, to Showcase Expertise at NBAA Convention 2014 at Orlando, FL eInfochips, a leading Engineering R&D Services company has announced design, development, testing, verification and re-engineering services for the DO-178C compliance standard. The document titled 'DO-178C: Software Considerations in...

2014-10-14 08:21:30

Firm's Advisory Group Focuses on Safety-Related Policy Issues During Critical Period of Federal Rulemaking WASHINGTON, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- McKenna Long & Aldridge LLP (McKenna), on behalf of members of its UAS Advisory Group, has petitioned the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) requesting that any Notice of Proposed Rulemaking issued by the FAA addressing small unmanned aircraft systems ("sUAS") include a regulation that expressly preempts state and local regulation...

2014-10-13 12:21:19

WASHINGTON, Oct. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mike Perrone, national president of the Professional Aviation Safety Specialists, AFL-CIO (PASS), the union that represents Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) technical employees, released the following statement upon the reopening of the Chicago Air Route Traffic Control Center (ZAU ARTCC): "PASS stands with the FAA and the entire aviation community in recognition of the hard work and heroic efforts of Technical Operations...

2014-10-07 12:22:05

Two AIP grants contribute to airfield infrastructure improvements DFW AIRPORT, Texas, Oct. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport has received two grants for infrastructure improvement from the Federal Aviation Administration totaling $15 million dollars. The Airport Improvement Program (AIP) grants will be used for the rehabilitation of a taxiway and for the purchase of new equipment and infrastructure at DFW's Terminal B. "We want to thank our...

2014-10-06 16:21:40

WASHINGTON, Oct. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA has formally delivered to Alaskan officials a new technology that could help pilots flying over the vast wilderness expanses of the northern-most state. The technology is designed to help pilots make better flight decisions, especially when disconnected from the Internet, telephone, flight services and other data sources normally used by pilots. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20081007/38461LOGO S. Peter Worden, director...

2014-10-02 23:07:24

Unmanned aerial imaging systems flown on SkyIMD's manned UAVs (small Cessnas flown solo with live ground link or automated tracking) cost less to operate than unmanned aircraft. They are FAA approved for commercial airspace and provide more versatility. San Carlos, CA (PRWEB) October 02, 2014 Cessnas flown solo as manned UAVs are inherently less expensive than unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV), and are legal in all airspace. Equipped with the same unmanned aerial systems (UAS) sensors,...

2014-09-29 23:07:26

Dr. Rodas brings his FAA certified expertise to Healthpointe. La Mirada, CA (PRWEB) September 29, 2014 Healthpointe, one of southern California’s leading health care providers, has announced Dr. Anthony G. Rodas as its newest, Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) certified physician. Dr. Rodas will be practicing out of Healthpointe’s newly incorporated LAX-based clinic. In addition to being FAA certified, Dr. Rodas is also accredited in forensic medicine, internal medicine, and...

2014-09-26 08:20:25

GREEN, Ohio, Sept. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A+++++! The Akron-Canton Airport (CAK) recently achieved a perfect score on the Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Part 139 Airfield Safety Inspection. All U.S. airports that offer commercial airline service are evaluated annually. The exhaustive process involves pre-inspection reviews, administrative meetings, inspections of aircraft rescue and firefighting facilities (ARFF), airfield...


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