Federal Aviation Administration


Top 5 Drone Fails and How to avoid Them

Top 5 Drone Fails and How to avoid Them

As drones become more common, more drones get involved incidents. This is just the beginning and it will likely lead to tougher...

Aug 13 2015, 4:37am CDT

New FAA Drone Rules proposed for the Future

New FAA Drone Rules proposed for the Future

DOT and FAA have proposed some new rules for small unmanned aircraft systems. These new FAA drone rules will help legalizing fl...

Feb 16 2015, 2:08am CST

Commercial Drone Operator Now requires a Pilot License

Commercial Drone Operator Now requires a Pilot License

Now all the Drone Operators are required to acquire a pilot license in order to use their commercial drones....

Nov 25 2014, 5:14am CST

Flight attendants challenge FAA on electronic devices

Flight attendants challenge FAA on electronic devices

Flight attendants ask court to overturn a ruling the Federal Aviation Administration made last year easing the use of computer...

Oct 11 2014, 12:16pm CDT

Fire at Illinois Air Traffic Control Center Shuts Down Chicago

Fire at Illinois Air Traffic Control Center Shuts Down Chicago

Due to a fire in an Aurora, Illinois air traffic control center, the Chicago airports ended up shut down and delayed traffic wo...

Sep 26 2014, 3:47pm CDT

6 Facts To Know About the Amazon Drones

6 Facts To Know About the Amazon Drones

Amazon has asked the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for an exemption from rules prohibiting the use of drones for commer...

Jul 11 2014, 8:05am CDT

Drones: 1, FAA: 0

Drones: 1, FAA: 0

An administrative judge invalidated a fine yesterday against an individual who used a small drone for the commercial purpose of...

Mar 7 2014, 5:31am CST

This Lawyer Says Beer-Delivery Drone Should Be Free To Fly

This Lawyer Says Beer-Delivery Drone Should Be Free To Fly

A Minnesota beer company had two ideas: one good and one brilliant. The good idea was to deliver beer to ice-fishers by drone;...

Feb 4 2014, 8:47am CST

I4U news

Feds announce test sites for drone aircraft

Feds announce drone testing sites in Alaska, Nevada, New York, North Dakota, Texas, Virginia LAS VEGAS (AP) — The...

Dec 30 2013, 10:51am CST

Amazon Celebrates FAA Decision with Big Kindle Sale

Amazon Celebrates FAA Decision with Big Kindle Sale

Amazon offers only today 15% off select Kindle eBook readers and tablets, celebrating the FAA decision to allow use of electron...

Nov 4 2013, 8:47am CST

Delta and JetBlue to Allow Electronics Devices In Flights

Delta and JetBlue to Allow Electronics Devices In Flights

After the FAA’s Friday announcement, Delta and JetBlue airlines are the first to relax the rules for in-flight devices use. The...

Nov 2 2013, 2:52am CDT

FAA Expands the Use of Portable Electronic Devices in Flight

FAA Expands the Use of Portable Electronic Devices in Flight from Take-off to Landing

The US now allows airlines to expand the use of portable electronic devices in flight from take-off to landing. FAA now allows...

Oct 31 2013, 10:46am CDT

FAA Approves World View Capsule for 100,000-Foot Passenger Flights

FAA Approves World View Capsule for 100,000-Foot Passenger Flights

Capsule will freefall for a time...

Oct 28 2013, 10:53am CDT

FAA Wants to Lessen In-Flight Electronic Devices Restrictions

FAA Recommends Easing In-Flight Electronic Devices Restrictions

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)wants to lessen the number of restrictions on in-flight use of electronic devices. Thi...

Sep 27 2013, 4:44am CDT

FAA will Relax Rules for In Flight Gadget Use

FAA will Relax Rules for In Flight Gadget Use

The Federal Aviation Administration has decided to allow for a relaxation of rules concerning in-flight gadget use. Passengers...

Jun 21 2013, 3:28am CDT

FAA Pledges "a Fresh Look" at Gadgets during Takeoff and Landing

FAA Pledges "a Fresh Look" at Gadgets during Takeoff and Landing

One day perhaps your iPad can stay on during takeoff...

Mar 19 2012, 2:00pm CDT