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Speech – “Together, We Go Higher”

“Together, We Go Higher” Stephen M. Dickson, Virtual Event October 27, 2020 Rotorcraft Safety Conference Hello everyone, and thank you for joining us today for the FAA’s Rotorcraft Safety Conference. I’d like to thank Lance Gant, Director of the FAA’s Compliance and Airworthiness division, and his entire team for continuing this safety conversation in the ...
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FAA Launches Drone Safety Week

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) will hold its second annual  National Drone Safety Awareness Week, Nov. 16 to 22, 2020 . The FAA is committed to ensuring the safety of the National Airspace System as we continue to integrate drones and other new technologies. Drone Safety Awareness Week is an opportunity for others to share their commitment to drone safety. During this  virtual campaign , the FAA and stakeholders ...
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TSA screens over 1M passengers on a single day for the first time since March

National Press Release Monday, October 19, 2020 WASHINGTON – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) screened over 1 million passengers Sunday, representing the highest number of passengers screened at TSA checkpoints since March 17, 2020. In addition to screening one million passengers in a single day, TSA screened 6.1 million passengers at checkpoints nationwide during the ...
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Fact Sheet – The Space Data Integrator (SDI)

For Immediate Release October 16, 2020 Contact: Eva Ngai Phone: 202-267-8001/Email: eva.ngai@faa.gov The Space Data Integrator (SDI) is the first of several new capabilities that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is developing to safely integrate commercial space vehicles into the National Airspace System (NAS). Today, launch and reentry operators monitor data on the status of ...
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