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Delta receives prime contract status for FAA

Colorado Springs-based Delta Solutions and Strategies was awarded a prime contract on the Electronic FAA Accelerated and Simplified Tasks Master Ordering Agreement, also known as eFAST. The contract is for the Federal Aviation Administration and means that Delta is part of a pool of 484 contract holders that are able to compete for $7.4 billion… Continue Reading Delta receives prime contract status for FAA

FAA seeks public input for UAV test sites

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Last month, the Colorado Springs Chamber of Commerce and EDC joined with the Denver Metro EDC and Front Range Airport to promote the state as a test site for unmanned aerial vehicles. Now the Federal Aviation Administration is requesting public input on the selection process. Congress authorized six sites for the unmanned aircraft systems in… Continue Reading FAA seeks public input for UAV test sites

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AP Enterprise: FAA loses track of 119,000 planes

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The Federal Aviation Administration’s aircraft registry is missing key information on who owns one-third of the 357,000 private and commercial planes in the U.S. – a gap the agency fears could be exploited by terrorists and drug traffickers. The records are in such disarray that the FAA says it is worried that criminals could buy… Continue Reading AP Enterprise: FAA loses track of 119,000 planes

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NASA budget leads to jobs worries

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Jobs – that was the main issue debated about NASA’s 2011 budget request and new direction. Where would they be created? When? What happens to the people who will lose their jobs when they end Constellation program? The answer: there is opportunity in the new budget, but the opportunity might require new training and relocation… Continue Reading NASA budget leads to jobs worries

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