national airspace

National airspace should be redesigned around drones, Interior official says

by • 3 years ago

Mark Bathrik also explained why the Department of the Interior works with UAS vendors on security instead of simply banning noncompliant products.

FAA rolls out automated system for drone pilots to request airspace

by • 4 years ago

The agency has begun expanding use of the Low Altitude Authorization and Notification Capability, which helps to integrate drones into the airspace, providing operators “near real-time airspace authorizations”

FAA to upgrade contingency systems after Chicago blaze

by • 8 years ago

When an air traffic control center employee set fire to a critical part of the Federal Aviation Administration's Chicago Center air traffic control hub, flights were canceled or delayed in the Midwest. Now, the agency is looking into what went wrong and how it can make sure it doesn't happen again.