6/22/2016 4:09:38 PM Federal Aviation Administration Announces New Drone Rules
RALEIGH – The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) unveiled new rules for drone operators on June 21. The N.C. Department of Transportation Division of Aviation wants to help drone owners understand the new rules and how they impact drone...
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6/17/2016 10:46:17 AM There’s Still Time to Sign Up for Aviation Education Summer Camps in NC
RALEIGH – Students interested in aviation can explore the field this June and July through summer camps across the state. The Aviation Career Education camps, made possible by grants from the N.C. Department of Transportation’s...
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6/1/2016 11:34:39 AM State Reminds Drone Users to Fly Safe This Summer
RALEIGH - As the days grow longer and warmer, more and more drone owners are heading outdoors to enjoy their technology. North Carolina’s Division of Aviation website is a great resource to help owners learn how to operate their drone...
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3/9/2016 11:26:35 AM NCDOT to Help Airport Staff Manage Wildlife Hazards
RALEIGH – They may look innocent, but birds and other wildlife can pose serious threats to airport safety. To help teach staff how to deal with wildlife hazards, the N.C. Department of Transportation Division of Aviation is offering free...
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2/26/2016 9:52:04 AM NCDOT Offering Pilot Safety Seminars March 14-16
RALEIGH – North Carolina pilots interested in air safety are invited to attend a seminar series sponsored by the N.C. Department of Transportation Division of Aviation and the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association’s Air Safety Institute...
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2/19/2016 12:57:00 PM 2016 N.C. Aviation Art Contest Winners Announced
RALEIGH – Hundreds of young artists put pen, crayon, paint and colored pencil to paper to create entries for the N.C. Department of Transportation’s 2016 Aviation Art Contest. A record 801 students from across North Carolina entered the...
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1/15/2016 1:41:13 PM NCDOT Creates One-Stop Shop for NC Drone Operators
RALEIGH – As drones become more common in American households and businesses, the N.C. Department of Transportation is working to help promote safety on the air and on the ground by educating drone operators in our...
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12/28/2015 4:44:07 PM Drone Use Subject to State, Federal Laws and Guidelines
RALEIGH – Quadcopters, radio controlled planes, UAS – no matter what you call them, there’s no denying that drones are a big hit this holiday season. As Americans wrap up their holiday shopping, the N.C. Department of Transportation is...
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11/30/2015 2:49:29 PM NCDOT Offers Holiday Tips for Drone Safety
RALEIGH – This holiday season, one of the most popular gifts might actually fly off the shelves. Whether they’re called quadcopters, radio controlled planes, or any of the high tech brand names, drones are expected to be big sellers this...
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11/4/2015 10:58:26 AM 2016 Aviation Art Contest Call for Entries
RALEIGH – It’s that time again! The N.C. Department of Transportation is seeking entries for the 2016 North Carolina Aviation Art Contest. This year’s theme is Air Sports in Harmony with Nature. Kids are encouraged to explore the unique...
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