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A Path to Urban Air Mobility

How will the FAA use the strong foundations of existing charter UAM operations to build the future? Understanding Urban Air Mobility of the future is defined by Urban Air Mobility of the present.

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Know the Risks of Serving Alcohol on Flights

Operators and crewmembers who violate the stringent Federal Aviation Regulations on boarding intoxicated passengers and serving alcohol during the flight face FAA certificate action. Find out why and what risks serving alcohol might present.

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Declaring an Emergency – Maydays Should be Free

I compete in Formula One air racing, so one week out of each year, CFR means “Crash, Fire, Rescue” instead of “Code of Federal Regulations.”  Each year at the air races in Reno, NV, the safety team repeats their mantra that “Maydays are Free!”  The safety folks remind us that

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Pilot Records Database

The new Pilots Records Database (PRD) maintains employer and FAA records on your performance as a pilot for life. Learn more about the PRD and who can access it.

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