FAA and Singapore Sign Aviation Safety Agreement

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) signed a milestone Maintenance Agreement Guidance (MAG) recently with the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS). The agreement allows for mutual surveillance conducted on certified repair stations located abroad for each of the agreement partners. It provides guidance for the implementation of the previously agreed-upon. In cases where there are […]

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Michigan Governor Makes Initial Appointments to UAS Task Force

Governor Rick Snyder announced the initial appointments to the Unmanned Aircraft Systems Task Force. Housed within the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT), the 27-member task force will develop statewide policy recommendations on the operation, use, and regulation of unmanned aircraft systems in this state. Individuals were nominated by their respective associations/departments for consideration by the […]

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U.S. Department of Transportation Announces $185.1 Million in Infrastructure Grants to 107 Airports

The U.S. Department of Transportation today announced the Federal Aviation Administration will award $185.1 million in airport infrastructure grants to 107 airports in 40 states across the United States as part of the FAA’s Airport Improvement Program (AIP). The airport grant program funds various types of airport infrastructure projects, including runways, taxiways, and airport signage, […]

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Duncan Aviation Installs Upgraded Rockwell Collins TDR-94D in Piaggio P-180

Duncan Aviation is pleased to announce that its Satellite Avionics Shop in Sacramento, California, has upgraded a Rockwell Collins TDR-94D for a Piaggio Avanti P-180, bringing the aircraft into compliance with the FAA’s mandate for Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) Out. Using the Approved Model List Supplemental Type Certificate (AML-STC) for Part 23 aircraft developed by […]

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AEA to award $1,000 toward an ADS-B Out installation to five aircraft owners at EAA AirVenture

To help incentivize owners of general aviation aircraft to meet the Federal Aviation Administration’s ADS-B Out equipage mandate in the United States, the Aircraft Electronics Association will randomly award five aircraft owners with $1,000 toward an ADS-B compliant upgrade during the Experimental Aircraft Association’s AirVenture Oshkosh, July 24-30, in Wisconsin. This year marks the fourth-consecutive […]

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Study Enhanced Flight Vision for Instrument Heliport Approaches

Astronics Corporation, through its wholly owned subsidiary Astronics Max-Viz, is collaborating with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) in a research project to study operational concepts for the use of Enhanced Flight Vision Systems (EFVS) in helicopters. The study is designed to develop a basis for possible application of enhanced vision systems in helicopters flying into […]

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