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Washington, DC, March 6, 2017 – Today, the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) joined with five other aviation stakeholders to file a motion before the U.S. Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit, requesting a stay against the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and an injunction against the city of Santa Monica, CA preventing any further actions to reduce the length of the runway, and to curtail aviation operations at Santa Monica Municipal Airport (SMO), while the court reviews an unprecedented settlement agreement between the FAA and the city.

EAA AVIATION CENTER, OSHKOSH, Wisconsin – (July 11, 2016) – The House of Representatives on Monday passed a bill that extends funding for the FAA through September 2017 and – in an another step forward for a long-awaited breakthrough – included language to reform the current third-class medical certification system.

Aerospace Center for Excellence will host Unmanned and Sunny on Wednesday, July 13, 2016 from 1:00 – 4:00 p.m. at Aerospace Discovery at the Florida Air Museum, located on the SUN ‘n FUN Expo Campus 4175 Medulla Rd., Lakeland, FL.

The National Roofing Contractors Association (NRCA) believes the new rules issued by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) on the commercial use of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), commonly referred to as drones, will provide significant new opportunities for the use of such aircraft in the roofing industry.

VERO BEACH, Fla., - Piper Aircraft announced that the company's newest flagship, the Piper M600, has now received type certification from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). Piper Aircraft, Inc. and the FAA made the announcement June 17th at the company's headquarters in Vero Beach, Florida.

Washington, DC, June 15, 2016 – Today, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) released a final policy in the Federal Register incorporating NATA’s recommendations on the non-aeronautical use of airport hangars. In September 2014, NATA submitted comments on the notice of proposed policy on use of hangars and related facilities at federally obligated airports.

Washington, DC, May 2, 2016 – On the eve of an FAA public hearing in College Park, GA on the Part 23 notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM), a coalition of general aviation leaders today applauded the FAA’s efforts to improve safety and make it easier to bring new products to market for the light general aviation sector, while strongly encouraging the agency to finish its work on the issue by the end of 2016.

Project to increase flight safety, lower costs in type-certificated aircraft

EAA AVIATION CENTER, OSHKOSH, Wisconsin — (April 5, 2016) — Media representatives at the Sun ’n Fun Fly-In at Lakeland, Florida, are invited and encouraged to attend a major announcement by EAA, Dynon Avionics, and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) on Wednesday, April 6, at 10:15 a.m. at the EAA Tent (corner of Laird Boulevard and Sun ’n Fun Drive). This just-finalized announcement represents major progress for flight safety AND reducing the cost of avionics upgrades for popular type-certificated aircraft.

Washington, DC, March 30, 2015 – The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) today announced that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has approved its request to extend NBAA’s Small Aircraft Exemption for a 12-month period, expiring on March 31, 2016. The exemption, which is available only to NBAA Members operating in the U.S., allows operators of small aircraft to take advantage of the flexibility usually offered to operators of larger, turbine-powered airplanes.

The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) and several other parties have filed a complaint with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) concerning California’s embattled Santa Monica Airport (SMO).