• Yamaha FAZER remotely piloted helicopter receives FAA approval0

    CYPRESS, Calif., June 26, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Yamaha Motor Corp., USA, has received an exemption from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to begin using its FAZER remotely piloted helicopter for select commercial agricultural spraying operations. The FAZER is Yamaha’s latest helicopter to receive FAA approval in the U.S., following the RMAX model, which is currently being operated

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  • Q&A with FAA0

    Q1. When I was a child I was prescribed medications for ADHD (Ritalin or Adderall) but I haven’t had a prescription for years. Can I still get a medical certificate? A1. Yes, it is still possible to get a medical certificate. Your AME will have to defer your exam, and we will ask for past

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  • Airworthiness Directives What is the Process, and Why are they Important?0

    Airworthiness Directives What is the Process, and Why are they Important? Is a mechanic or maintenance facility responsible for maintaining my aircraft in an airworthy condition? As a student pilot, I asked my flight instructor for the answer. He said, “No, your mechanic or maintenance facility is not responsible. You, as the owner or operator,

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  • Q&A with FAA0

    Editor’s Note: The following questions are from different people but are under the same general category. The answer for Q1 also applies to Q2. Q1. I have been diagnosed with spinal stenosis. Can I still fly? I have been doing so for more than 50 years. Q2. My post-surgery stenosis comes and goes, and cyclobenzaprine

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