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U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine L. Chao Announces Appointees to Aviation Rulemaking Advisory Committee

Not a single UAS person WASHINGTON – U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) Secretary Elaine L. Chao today announced the appointment of 23 members to DOT’s Aviation Rulemaking Advisory Committee (ARAC). “The committee is a useful forum for the Department to receive feedback from aviation community stakeholders,” said Secretary Elaine L. Chao. The U.S. Department of Transportation […]

HAPSMobile Receives Test Flight Approval from NASA’s Airworthiness and Flight Safety Review Board

HAPSMobile Inc. (“HAPSMobile”), a subsidiary of SoftBank Corp. (TOKYO: 9434) and minority-owned by AeroVironment, Inc. (NASDAQ: AVAV), has received a limited flight release from NASA’s Armstrong Flight Research Center (AFRC), Airworthiness and Flight Safety Review Board to conduct a test flight of the HAWK30 aircraft in restricted airspace. AFRC is responsible to ensure ground and […]

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