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Dance with the Clouds & Sail the Skies

VA Department of Aviation

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The Virginia Department of Aviation is a state transportation agency whose mission is to cultivate an advanced aviation system that is safe and secure, and that also provides for economic development, promotes aviation awareness and education, and provides the most efficient flight services for the Commonwealth leadership and state agencies.

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UAS Guide for Virginia Airports 2019

Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS), also known as drones, are growing at an exponential rate throughout the Commonwealth of Virginia.  Therefore, a working group of airport directors/managers, public safety personnel, the Virginia Department of Aviation and the FAA assembled to provide common guidance for the Integration of sUAS on or near public use airports in the Commonwealth of Virginia.



Dance with the Clouds & Sail the Skies

The Virginia Department of Aviation is beginning a campaign to promote aviation careers in the Commonwealth of Virginia.  The first of a series of commercials will begin running during Aviation Week in Virginia (August 12-16, 2019).  Commercials will be shown on stations in  Roanoke (site of the 2019 Virginia Aviation Conference),  Richmond, Harrisonburg, Bristol and Lynchburg.

Additional commercials are being produced and will be shown across the Commonwealth.

With all the opportunities currently available, now is a great time to consider an aviation career!

Dance with the Clouds & Sail the Skies (view the video)