News and Updates – FAA’s Hurricane Florence Update

The Federal Aviation Administration closely monitors forecasted hurricanes and severe weather events and prepares FAA facilities and equipment to withstand storm damage. We prepare and protect air traffic control facilities along the projected storm path so we can...

Speech – A Success Story in the Making

Acting Administrator Daniel ElwellLas Vegas, NV Good morning, everybody. I know what youre thinking: Oh, jeezthe regulators here. Hes probably going to tell us hes here to help. You laugh. But I get it theres a certain degree of skepticism when the fed shows up at an...

News and Updates – Drones and Wildfires Don’t Mix-Period

If you fly your drone anywhere near a wildfire, you could get someone killed. Thats the stern warning the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and U.S. wildland fire agencies have for pilots of unmanned aircraft (UAS, or more popularly drones) who interfere with...