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FAA to develop task force addressing drone registrations

FAA to develop task force addressing drone registrations

Drone operators in the U.S. are going to be impacted by some big regulatory changes in the near future. Drones, referred to as unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), currently are not to be operated within 5 miles of an airport without notifying the airport operator/control tower, and are limited to an altitude of 400 feet.  The

The Sky is NOT The Limit When Shipping DG

It’s been a busy summer for our A.I.R. ShipperTM authoring team. Rolling in the large number of changes developed by ICAO, the UN and the IAEA was a challenge made more difficult with very late changes for lithium metal batteries. In case you hadn’t heard, these will be banned aboard passenger aircraft per the ICAO Technical

Navigating International Waters

Infographic | Navigating International DG Shipping

Keeping your shipments of Dangerous Goods moving across international borders means knowing the rules every step of the way.     To learn more about these and other important DG topics Contact Labelmaster

FAA Issues Request for Public Comments on Hazmat Notification

On March 4, 2014 the Department of Transportation (USDOT) Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) issued a Notice of Availability in Federal Register (Volume 79, Number 42).  The FAA notice seeks comments from the public on the Aviation Rulemaking Committee’s (ARC) recommendations that would establish an “acceptable and effective means” for air carriers to advise travelers of

Legislation Restricts DOT Lithium Battery Regulation (Maybe), Provides Exemption from Oxygen Overpack Requirements for Alaska

A compromise by the U.S. House and Senate on competing Federal Aviation Administration long-term funding bills includes provisions affecting two hot button issues for U.S. hazardous material shippers: lithium battery shipping standards and overpack requirements for transporting oxygen in Alaska. Lithium Batteries On Jan. 31, 2012, members of the House and Senate announced they had

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