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State Agency Coordination (SAC) Agreement
The Oregon Department of Aviation is accepting public comments on the proposed State
Agency Coordination (SAC) Agreement.
This Agreement is scheduled to be reviewed and
adopted by the State Aviation Board.
Date of Notice: February 10, 2017
Meeting Location: Salem Convention Center
200 Commercial St SE
Salem, OR 97301
Public Hearing Date: March 7, 2017 at 12:00 pm
Written Comment Deadline (via email, fax & US Mail): March 2, 2017
** Written Comment will be accepted in person on the day of the hearing March 7, 2017. **
Please send comments to: (email) aviation.mail@aviation.state.or.us(FAX) 5033731688; (US Mail):
3040 25th St SE, Salem, OR 973021125
For further information or questions please contact Jeff Caines, Aviation Planner at 503378
Sisters Eagle Airport Public Hearing Information
Public Hearing FAQ - Updated 1/27/2017
Oregon Dept. of Aviation UAS Links
There has been a significant increase in inquiries to the Oregon Department of Aviation regarding Unmanned Aircraft Systems (drones).  Below are some links to pertinent sources that can help citizens and stakeholders understand federal and state law.  Included are links to recent legislation in Oregon as well as links to federal guidelines. 
Did You Know?
ORS 837.020 and ORS 837.040 requires that every pilot and aircraft that is based, or operating commercially, within Oregon to register with the Oregon Department of Aviation.  By law, registration must take place within 60 days of issuance of any “appropriate effective federal certificate, permit, rating or license relating to competency as a pilot” – with the exception of student pilots, who must register prior to their first solo flight.
Oregon Department of Aviation has created a new Pilot Registration Form for pilots flying in Oregon.
Office Closures – Throughout the year ODA’s office in Salem may be closed for holidays and other special events. Below is a list of days the Department of Aviation office will be closed in 2017:
February 20, 2017 - President's Day
May 29, 2017 - Memorial Day
July 4, 2017 - Independence Day
September 4, 2017 - Labor Day
November 10, 2017 - Veteran's Day
November 23-24, 2017 - Thanksgiving
December 25, 2017 - Christmas Day


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