An Overview of Aerospace Battery Compliance

The United States Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has published requirements that require testing for all battery devices that are a part of the aircraft itself. This testing is heavily based on standards published by RTCA and includes primary and secondary lithium, nickel, and sealed lead chemistries.

Drone Registration Now Required in U.S.

The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has instituted a mandatory registration program for owners of small unmanned aircraft systems (UASs), more commonly known as drones. Effective December 21, 2015... Read More...
NTSB Decides FAA Rules Apply to Drones | In Compliance Magazine

NTSB Decides FAA Rules Apply to Drones

The FAA appealed a March 2014 National Transportation Safety Board decision that FAA aircraft rules should not apply to unmanned aircraft.  In March 2014, a federal administrative judge dismissed a $10,000 ... Read More...

First Commercial Drone Approved to Fly Over U.S. Land

The first commercial drone was given permission to fly over U.S. land by The Federal Aviation Administration on Tuesday, June 10th. The AeroVironment manufactured drone will be operated by BP to fly over the North Slope in Alaska.