FAA Reduce Operation Hours at Some ATC Towers

FAA Reduce Operation Hours at Some ATC Towers

The FAA will temporarily reduce the hours of operation at approximately 100 ATC towers starting from April 27, 2020. In light of the dramatic reduction in air traffic caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. The temporary reduction in operational hours is part of the FAA’s...
FAA Warns Airlines Not to Fly Over the Arabian Gulf

FAA Warns Airlines Not to Fly Over the Arabian Gulf

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is advising US carriers and commercial operators not to fly over the Arabian (Persian) Gulf. The warning, which was relayed by US diplomatic posts, is due to concerns that the US troops operating in and around the Arabian Gulf...
FAA updates DC-area unmanned aircraft procedures

FAA updates DC-area unmanned aircraft procedures

The FAA  has updated its conditions for flying unmanned aircraft in the area between 15 and 30 miles from Washington, D.C. To clarify differences for various types of unmanned aircraft, also known as remotely piloted aircraft (RPA). The operating procedures will allow...