The FAA

The FAA


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Flight delayed due to inclement weather? Want to learn more about why this happens and how convective weather plays a role? Check out the latest episode of ‘The Air Up There’ podcast to learn more.

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The FAA continues to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) to analyze the potential effects of a proposed commercial space launch site in Camden County, GA. The new target to issue a final EIS in May 2021. Learn more at . #FAASpace 

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Happy #EarthDay ! Researchers at the FAA Tech Center have made strides to make greener, more efficient fuel for general aviation aircraft. Learn about their aviation research and how they’re making aviation safer for the environment at . #FAATechCenter 

The FAA has important information about traveling with #COVID19  test kits. Used kits containing diagnostic samples such as nasal swabs and vials are not allowed in carry-on baggage. Learn more at . #PackSafe 

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Liftoff! 🚀 Today’s launch of @NASA’s@SpaceX  Crew-2 showcases how the FAA accomplishes our safety mission, supports innovation and collaborates with our stakeholders to benefit the public good. Learn more at .

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@FlyingWithSara  says that flight attendants are aviation’s first responders. In our latest podcast episode, we spoke with the @afa_cwa  president about the ways these safety professionals have stepped into action during the pandemic. Listen at .

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#FAA Statement: #NOTAMs  issued outlining flight restrictions that prohibit U.S. civil aviation operators from operating in the airspace over Iraq, Iran, and the waters of the Persian Gulf and the Gulf of Oman.

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#FAA statement on the temporary grounding of 737 MAX aircraft operated by U.S. airlines or in a U.S. territory.

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@Boeing  recommends operators of some 737 MAX airplanes temporarily remove them from service to address a potential electrical issue. The FAA will ensure the issue is addressed. Passengers should contact airlines about possible flight delays and cancellations.

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#FAA Emergency Order effective immediately, prohibits the operation of Model 737-8 and 737-9 MAX airplanes by U.S. certificated operators.

#Harvey Info: The #FAA  does not want you to fly #drones  in the aftermath of . Allow 1st responders to work.

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Leave your drone at home for #Inauguration2021 ! Washington, DC is designated as national defense airspace and drone flights are strictly prohibited. Illegal drone operations will face significant civil penalties and criminal prosecution. #NoDroneZone 

#FAA statement regarding a twin-engine Boeing 767 cargo jetliner crash near Anahuac, TX today around 12:45 p.m. CT.

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✈️ TRAFFIC ALERT: Updated FAA statement on @FLLFlyer  status:

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