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Appellate Court Ruling Supports FAA’s Remote ID Rules for Drones
Regulation
Appellate Court Ruling Supports FAA's Remote ID Rules for Drones
2022-08-01 21:59:11
by Tom Ramstack

WASHINGTON — A federal appeals court decision Friday will allow greater tracking of privately owned drones whose presence is growing in the sky nationwide — sometimes unwanted. The U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Washington, D.C., affirmed the Federal Aviation... Read More

Telecom
AT&T, Verizon to Delay 5G Rollout Near Airports
2022-01-18 21:59:59
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON — AT&T and Verizon on Tuesday agreed to delay their rollout of new 5G services near some unspecified airports over ongoing concerns that moving those services to a new band could cause flight disruptions. Debate has been raging for... Read More

Telecom
Biden Applauds Telecoms' Decision to Delay 5G Deployment Over Aviation Concerns
2022-01-04 17:54:52
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden on Tuesday applauded AT&T and Verizon Communications’ decision to agree to a two-week delay in deploying 5G technology using a bandwidth airlines use to navigate in low-visibility situations. Verizon and AT&T bought a portion of... Read More

Telecom
Ex-FCC Chairs Voice Concerns Over FAA Stance On 5G
2021-12-14 19:31:02
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON — Six former chairs of the Federal Communications Commission accused aviation regulators of needlessly trying to derail new 5G mobile services slated to start next month. As previously reported by The Well News, a roiling dispute has been going... Read More

In The States
After 9 Years and $10M, Georgia Spaceport Nears FAA Approval

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — After nine years of planning and $10 million invested by local taxpayers, county officials in Georgia's coastal southeast corner came a big step closer Thursday to winning federal approval of a project engineered to literally inject... Read More

Business
FAA Clears Boeing 737 Max to Fly Again

After nearly two years and a pair of deadly crashes, U.S. Federal Aviation Administration has cleared Boeing’s 737 Max for flight. The nation’s air safety agency announced the move early Wednesday, saying it was done after a “comprehensive and methodical”... Read More

Transportation
Panel's Report Blasts Boeing, FAA for Crashes, Seeks Reforms

A House committee issued a scathing report Wednesday questioning whether Boeing and government regulators have recognized the problems that caused two deadly 737 Max jet crashes and whether either will be willing to make significant changes to fix them. Staff... Read More

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