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National Air Traffic Controllers Association, AirMap among Several New Supporters of “Know Before You Fly”

Half a dozen new organizations commit to spreading the word about safe flying; campaign unveils new education tools on website WASHINGTON — The Know Before You Fly campaign today announced a broad list of new supporters including the leading aviation labor union, National Air Traffic Controllers Association (NATCA), and AirMap, a new application created by

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FAA: Cities Hosting the Papal Visit are No Drone Zones

WASHINGTON – As the Papal visit approaches, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is reminding residents of and visitors to Washington, DC, New York, and Philadelphia that these cities and the surrounding communities are No Drone Zones from September 22 through September 27, 2015. “If you plan to attend any of the

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FAA: Wildfires and Drones Don’t Mix

WASHINGTON – Responding to recent incidents in which unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), also known as “drones,” interfered with manned aircraft involved in wildland firefighting operations, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is supporting the U.S. Department of the Interior and U.S. Forest Service in their simple message to drone operators: If you

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“Know Before You Fly” Campaign Welcomes ALEA as Latest Supporter

Airborne Law Enforcement Association Commits to Spreading the Word about Safe and Responsible Flying WASHINGTON — The Know Before You Fly campaign today announced the Airborne Law Enforcement Association (ALEA) as the latest supporter of its initiative to promote safe and responsible use of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS). “We are excited to welcome the support

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Hobby People Joins “Know Before You Fly” Campaign as a Supporter

WASHINGTON — The Know Before You Fly campaign today announced a new supporter, Hobby People, a retailer of unmanned aircraft systems with 18 locations in Southern California and Nevada. “We welcome the support of Hobby People in educating people new to unmanned aircraft on how to fly safely and responsibly,” said Dave Mathewson, Executive Director

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AOPA, A4A, NBAA and Realtors® Among Several New Supporters of the “Know Before You Fly” Campaign

More than Half a Dozen New Organizations Commit to Spreading the Word about Safe and Responsible Flying WASHINGTON — The Know Before You Fly campaign today announced a broad list of new supporters, including leading aviation associations—Airlines for America (A4A), the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) and the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA). In

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A4A: Know Before You Fly – Drones in Our Skies

The future of aviation undoubtedly includes Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS), remotely piloted aircraft often referred to as drones. That said, it is important to remember that airspace is shared space – U.S. airlines alone operate nearly 30,000 flights per day – and it is imperative that safety remains the number one priority for all of

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