Night Flights, Remote ID and Other Crucial UAS Rule Changes in the U.S.


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Night Flights, Remote ID and Other Crucial UAS Rule Changes in the U.S.

Over the last two years, several new rules for commercial operations have been introduced by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) as part of the long-term aim of integrating drones into the National Airspace System (NAS). The changes center around the authorization of some limited small Unmanned Aircraft System (sUAS) flights over people and at night without a waiver and the introduction of remote identification (remote ID). These changes are all based on Part 107 and do not amend any other operating requirements.

Posted on January 17, 2023
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A Conversation on Due Diligence

Using a quality management system (QMS) audit process is one of the best ways to determine an original equipment manufacturer’s (OEM’s) level of compliance with applicable regulations and whether it has moved beyond a prescriptive approach to addressing quality and safety.

Posted on December 19, 2022
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Grateful to Play a Small Role in the Evolution of Our Industry

The approach of the holiday season commonly prompts reflection on the past year as well as a look forward. That certainly is true for us at Global Aerospace. And while that work continues through November and December, we also pause a bit near the year’s end to consider what it is we really do.

Posted on November 16, 2022
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Reducing Ramp Accident Risks: Training and Communication Are Essential

In the field of aviation safety, much of the focus is on scenarios where an aircraft is taking off, in flight or landing. Given the high risk of injuries and property damage in those situations, the emphasis on safety is undoubtedly warranted.

Posted on October 19, 2022
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Aviation Loss Payments: Clear Title = Clear Skies

Let’s imagine that, unfortunately, you experienced a loss, incident or accident during which your insured aircraft sustained physical damage. Whether it results in a “total loss” or a “partial loss,” it is commonplace that after the adjustment and settlement of the physical damage insurance claim, the aviation insurance provider’s claim handler prepares to tender its payment of the physical damage loss to the policyholder (the “named insured”) and any additional loss payee(s) endorsed under the aviation insurance policy, unless otherwise directed.

Posted on September 19, 2022
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Are You Prepared To Handle In-Flight Medical Emergencies?

Few issues are as alarming to passengers and concerning to crew members as an in-flight medical emergency. With no way to get assistance from first responders while airborne, flight crews must be capable of delivering emergency care until the aircraft can land safely and first responders have arrived.

Posted on August 26, 2022

Foam Fire Suppression System Update

We started writing about foam fire suppression events several years ago when we noticed trends relating to inadvertent foam fire suppression system activations affecting our clients. These false activations caused substantial aircraft damage at the outset. In the aftermath, they fostered highly disrupted hangar and flight operations for many private and charter aircraft operators as well as FBO and MRO businesses.

Posted on August 1, 2022
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Top 10 Factors That Affect Aviation Insurance Premiums

The cost of aviation insurance, like all insurance, is driven by risk factors. The higher your risk of being involved in an incident, the higher your insurance premium will be. The good news for aircraft owners and operators is that there are steps you can take to show the underwriter reviewing your insurance application that you pose a lower risk. In doing so, you can “earn” a better insurance premium.

Posted on June 15, 2022
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RedTail Flight Academy: Taking Action to Diversify the Sky

The RedTail Flight Academy is a charitable 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to “honoring the legacy of the Tuskegee Airmen by providing aviation opportunities for aspiring aviators of color.”

Posted on May 20, 2022
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Sustainability Advances in the Aviation Industry

Aviation is both a vital industry and one that has a significant impact on the environment. Concerned parties—from government regulators to aviation companies to private citizens—are increasingly pushing for advances in sustainability.

Posted on April 21, 2022