national airspace

FAA rolls out automated system for drone pilots to request airspace

by Samantha Ehlinger • 7 months 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 Jake Williams • 4 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.

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