The hardly-used Silver Bay (Minn.) airport is providing a good glimpse into the problem with grant money dangled by the federal government. Read more →
John Taylor sued over the requirement that he register his drone for a good reason: The rules don’t work. Read more →
It’s a silly notion, however, that a pilot would be able to read a registration number on a drone; I was too busy to try to read the “N-number” on the little Cessna filling my windshield, and those letters are as high as a drone is wide.
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The FAA medical certificate system discourages many pilots from seeking help for medical problems. Read more →
Controllers in Farmington, Minn., are picking up the slack from the fire at an air-traffic-control facility outside of Chicago. Read more →
While it considers new regulations on quadcopters, the Federal Aviation Administration is taking on a role of the 2014 version of Prohibition’s revenuers. Read more →
When Wisconsin’s biggest event — the air show in Oshkosh — takes place next month, the FAA will be providing air traffic controllers at what becomes the world’s busiest airport, and the organization that sponsors the event is hopping mad about it. The Experimental Aircraft Association announced today it’s agreed to pay $450,000 in expenses Read more →