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Boeing makes payment to end enforcement cases

The FAA recently joined Boeing Commercial Airplanes (BCA) in a comprehensive settlement agreement that will settle several pending as well as possible enforcement cases. As part of the agreement, Boeing will pay $12 million. The company will also improve its compliance systems and improve several of its certification processes to heighten the company’s airworthiness. Read More »

Registration now required for small unmanned aircraft

The FAA recently established a new registration requirement for any unmanned aircraft weighing between 0.55 and 55 pounds. The new registration must be completed online. The new law requires those who purchased an unmanned aircraft before Dec. 21 to register the aircraft by Feb. 19, 2016. Those who purchased one after Dec. 21 must register before their first flight outdoors. Read More »