Michael Huerta

FAA: 300,000 drone owners register online in first month

by • 6 years ago

American drone owners have registered nearly 300,000 unmanned aerial systems online since the Federal Aviation Administration launched its new online system and requirements for registration a month ago, the agency announced.

Airline industry, controllers call for FAA reorganization

by • 7 years ago

The Federal Aviation Administration has failed to deliver on its $20 billion modernization effort, and now industry and the nation's air traffic controllers have had enough.

FAA modernization effort reaches key milestone

by • 7 years ago

The En Route Automation Modernization, or ERAM, program is considered the foundation of the FAA's Next Generation Air Transportation System.

Lawmakers press FAA on modernization

by • 7 years ago

FAA Administrator Michael Huerta is banking on tech initiatives this year to help a skeptical Congress see the value of the agency's modernization efforts.

FAA issues proposed rules for small drone integration

by • 7 years ago

Over the weekend, the agency released its proposed framework for how nonrecreational drones will integrate into the national airspace.

CNN to study drone use for newsgathering

by • 7 years ago

The Federal Aviation Administration has yet to issue its past-due notice of proposed rule-making on small unmanned aircraft systems, but since the new year it has authorized CNN and a few small businesses to legally operate drones.