Tag Archives: Steve Dickson

FAA Unveils Grant Awardees for UAS Safety Research Effort

Drone Traffic Management

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has earmarked $5.8 million to fund the unmanned aircraft system research and training efforts of universities under the agency’s Air Transportation Center of Excellence for UAS program. FAA said Wednesday that the grants will support its Alliance for System Safety of UAS through Research Excellence (ASSURE) initiative. 

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NASA, FAA Partner to Increase Space Transportation Capabilities; Jim Bridenstine Quoted

Jim Bridenstine

NASA and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) signed a new memorandum of understanding (MOU) to foster commercial space transportation capabilities, including commercial crew and cargo. “Our partnership with the FAA will support the growth of American commercial aerospace capabilities that will benefit NASA, the nation, and the entire world,” said NASA administrator and 2019 Wash100 Award recipient, Jim Bridenstine

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FAA Issues Two Final Rules for Unmanned Aircraft; Steve Dickson Quoted

Steve Dickson

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has released two final rules that will require remote identification of unmanned aircraft and permits small drone operators to fly at night and over people under specific conditions. “The new rules make way for the further integration of drones into our airspace by addressing safety and security concerns,” said FAA Administrator Steve Dickson.

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Matt Hampton: FAA, Industry at ‘Pivot Point’ in NextGen Program

The Federal Aviation Administration has stepped up its collaboration with industry to further the development of the Next Generation air transportation system, Fedscoop reported Tuesday. Matt Hampton, the Transportation Department’s assistant inspector general for aviation audits, told a summit that NextGen is in a “kind of at a pivot point” and that the department has …

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