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Sen. Warner applauds unmanned systems priorities in FAA bill

The Senate Commerce Committee has approved legislation to reauthorize the Federal Aviation Administration through 2021.

Sen. Warner urges FAA, DOJ to protect women from sexual assault on airplanes

Sen. Warner is urging the FAA to strengthen airline requirements to ensure airline personnel protect women on board from sexual assault.

DOT grants: $12 million for improvements at three Virginia airports

Airports in Richmond, Norfolk and Emporia/Greensville will receive nearly $12 million in funds from the FAA to renovate facilities.

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Sen. Warner on final passage of FAA legislation

Today, the U.S. Senate voted 89-4 to approve bipartisan legislation to reauthorize the FAA through September 2017.

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Warner priorities on airport security, drones, trafficking included in Senate FAA bill

The Senate has voted to approve legislation reauthorizing the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) through 2017.

Sen. Warner applauds FAA for finalizing registration requirements for recreational drone use

Sen. Mark Warner applauded the Federal Aviation Administration for releasing a user-friendly registration process for owners of of small unmanned aircraft.

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Warner praises FAA decision to expand unmanned aircraft testing program to include airports

U.S. Sen. Mark Warner (D-VA) praised the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) announcement that it will expand the Pathfinder Program – a public-private partnership to explore ways for unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) to operate safely in the U.S. – to include sensitive airport airspace.

Virginia Tech drone test site is operational

U.S. Sen. Mark R. Warner (D-VA) applauded the announcement Wednesday by the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) that Virginia Tech’s unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) test site program is now operational.


AAA urges parents to pay attention to child safety seats, laws

As families embark on summer travel plans on planes, taxis, rented or shared automobiles with their young passengers, AAA Mid-Atlantic urges parents to study child passenger safety laws and recommendations to ensure safe travel.


State, university leaders welcome FAA decision to test unmanned aircraft

State and university leaders in Virginia and New Jersey welcomed the Federal Aviation Administration’s approval today of their proposal to operate a test site to integrate unmanned aircraft into the national airspace.