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Robert Pearce to Lead NASA Aeronautics Directorate Full-Time

Robert Pearce, the acting associate administrator of NASA's Aeronautics Research Mission Directorate, has been appointed to assume his role on a full-time basis. He oversees the strategy moving NASA's research across multiple aeronautical areas such as airspace operations, aviation concepts and integrated aviation systems, the space agency said Tuesday.

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FAA Makes Efforts to Digitize Airmen Notice Bulletins

The Federal Aviation Administration has been working to digitize its notice bulletins that contain logistical data of airports, FCW reported Monday. Abigail Smith, the agency's director of technical training, said these Notice to Airmen or NOTAM bulletins provide information on closed runways, flight navigation and other factors that air traffic controllers and pilots need to know about for flight safety.

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FAA, NASA Seek Participants for UAS Traffic Management Workshop

NASA and the Federal Aviation Administration will jointly host an industry workshop on unmanned aircraft system traffic management this Dec. 9. The workshop supports phase two of the UAS Traffic Management Pilot Program or UPP and will feature new technologies such as remote identification, FAA said Tuesday.

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FAA to Cease FedBizOpps Contracting Announcements

The Federal Aviation Administration is advising interested vendors that contracting opportunities with the agency and other related announcements will be posted on the new FAA Contract Opportunities website.

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FAA Fully Implements New Air Traffic Surveillance System

The Federal Aviation Administration has completed implementation of a new air traffic surveillance system across 155 airports. FAA said Monday that it activated the Automatic Dependent Surveillance – Broadcast system at Ohio-based Akron-Canton Airport and Mansfield Lahm Regional Airport for the last batch of implementation.

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DHS, FFA Launch Efforts to Remove Inefficient Network Security Tools

Larry Grossman, acting chief information security officer of the Federal Aviation Administration, has said that the agency intends to reduce the amount of security tools present in their networks, Fifth Domain reported Tuesday. During a recent Northern Virginia Technology Council event, Grossman told attendees that his team intends to remove two products for every network security tool the FAA acquires.

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Senate Appropriations Committee: FAA Must Revise Approach to Streamline Launch Policy

The Senate Appropriations Committee recommends the Federal Aviation Administration to augment the agency's method to streamline commercial launch policy, Space News reported Thursday. The committee approved a bill that boosts FAA's funds for commercial launch licensing, but also urges the agency to create another draft on associated policy.

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