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  1. Federal Aviation Administration Approves First Unmanned Quadrotor

    ... last Thursday from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to be used by an energy company, which will conduct research, development ... on towers. It is the first unmanned quadrotor to receive FAA certification and may be the lightest aircraft ever certified. The approval ...

    Cyndy Hogan - 07/07/2014 - 10:25 - 0 comments

  2. FAA OKs First Commercial Drone Flights Over Land

    ... Jontz The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has authorized the first commercial drone to fly over land, giving the OK ... Sunday, but not announced to the public until Tuesday. The FAA restricts commercial use of drones over land and water for safety concerns. ...

    Cyndy Hogan - 06/10/2014 - 14:46 - 0 comments

  3. FAA Chooses UAS Research Sites

    ... In selecting the six test site operators, the FAA considered geography, climate, location of ground infrastructure, research ...

    SIGNAL - 12/30/2013 - 14:56 - 0 comments

  4. The Bottom Line: The DOD Must Be a Squeaky Wheel

    ... when the fiscal effects of this indecision began to hit the FAA, isn’t it? Reports of long delays and canceled flights led the nightly ...

    SIGNAL - 05/13/2013 - 13:40 - 0 comments

  5. Huerta To Head Up the FAA

    ... , Washington, D.C. Tags:  FAA Federal Aviation Administration Career Progressions ...

    Rita Boland - 12/17/2012 - 10:03 - 0 comments

  6. Everyone Is Going Digital--Including AFCEA International

    ... I can on those two devices. I take them everywhere. If the FAA would stop requiring me to turn them off for the first and last 10 minutes ...

    Helen Mosher - 01/02/2013 - 00:45 - 0 comments

  7. Mixing With 
Manned Aircraft

    ... the next conflict. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) requires that a pilot be able to see and avoid other aircraft flying in ... drones have no onboard pilots. The Army currently has two FAA-approved options for meeting the requirement, and neither option is good, ...

    Helen Mosher - 11/01/2012 - 01:34 - 0 comments

  8. Global Positioning System
 Is a Single Point of Failure

    ... times of the day. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) investigated the problem and found that a local truck driver had installed ... blocked all GPS signals in the San Diego area, causing FAA systems, cellphones, pagers and automated teller machines to fail. This ...

    Helen Mosher - 10/01/2012 - 14:25 - 3 comments

  9. General Dynamics Awarded $363 Million Air Traffic Control Contract

    ... a contract from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to deliver radios that allow air traffic control personnel to communicate ... if all options are exercised. The contract is part of the FAA's Next Generation Air-Ground Communications (NEXCOM) Segment 2 program ...

    George Seffers - 04/26/2012 - 12:07

  10. Part 2: GUEST BLOGGER: Outmaneuvering Your Competition By Being Better At What You Do.

    ... Army's Future Combat System, IRS Tax System Modernization, FAA Radar System, DHS SBInet).  The response of policy-makers, charged with ...

    SIGNAL - 07/05/2012 - 00:00