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Prior IACRA Registration now required for 107 Exam applicants
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As of January 13th, 2020, prior to taking the Unmanned Aircraft General Knowledge Exam, all applicants must establish an FAA Tracking Number (FTN) within IACRA. The FAA implemented this change so that they can “better track an airman consistently through their entire certification process and collect better data to support risk-based decision-making.” IACRA is the
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While the FAA is just ending “Drone Safety Awareness Week”, the US Interior Department has is concerned about another form of “awareness” in the form of potential spying by the Chinese manufacturers, and DJI in particular, as we learn from this article in the Wlll Street Journal quoted in UAV Expert News: US Interior Department
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Drone ADS-B discounted for AOPA members
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Drone ADS-B discounted for AOPA members October 28, 2019 (Source: AOPA.org) While the fast-approaching ADS-B Out mandate does not apply to drones, there’s still a strong case for integrating the technology in both manned and unmanned operations. AOPA members can purchase uAvionix solutions for both kinds of aircraft at a discount. Image courtesy of uAvionix
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