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3 hrs ago | Insurance Journal West

Airlines Shocked by Jet Attack; Ask Why No-Fly Zones Are So Rare

A universal no-fly area declared in eastern Ukraine after the downing of Malaysian Air Flight 17 is a rare restriction currently shared only with North Korea, prompting airlines including Deutsche Lufthansa AG to question whether rules for flights over war zones need tightening.

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Related Topix: Transportation, World News, Africa, Libya, Volcanic Eruption, Natural Disasters, US News, Federal Aviation Administration

7 hrs ago | KITV-TV

Aerial Banners North pilot arrested

The pilot working for Aerial Banners North was arrested at Dillingham Airfield Monday afternoon after the company's plane flew an aerial banner over Waikiki, according to attorney Michael McAllister.

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Related Topix: US News, Federal Aviation Administration, Transportation

Mon Jul 21, 2014

The Spectrum

Teenage brothers killed in Virgin River Gorge plane crash

Federal Aviation Administration and National Transportation Safety Board investigators have begun investigating a plane crash that took place Sunday near the Virgin River Gorge.

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Related Topix: Air Accidents, US News, Federal Aviation Administration, Transportation

Covington Reporter

DNR to use unmanned aerial vehicle to monitor wildfires

As unusually hot and dry weather increases wildfire danger across the state, the Washington State Department of Natural Resources has received authorization from the Federal Aviation Administration to use an unmanned aerial vehicle in monitoring wildfires that pose an urgent threat, the DNR announced today.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire, Transportation, US News, Federal Aviation Administration

WWLP

Caught on Camera: Fiery Crash

CLINTON, Mass. The Federal Aviation Administration was on the scene in Clinton, Massachusetts Sunday, looking into why a hot air balloon made a crash landing.

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Related Topix: Clinton, MA, Transportation, US News, Federal Aviation Administration

Business Journal

Getting to Telluride just got more difficult

The airline said Federal Aviation Administration regulations that took effect last year have mean a shortage of pilots and crew members available to fly.

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Related Topix: Transportation, US News, Federal Aviation Administration

Sys-Con Media

FLYHT Receives Re-Issued Hawker Beechcraft STC from the Federal Aviation Administration

The STC has been re-issued to add the Automated Flight Information Reporting System 228 to this existing STC.

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Related Topix: Civil Aircraft, Aircraft, Hawker Beechcraft Aircraft, US News, Hawker Beechcraft 800, Federal Aviation Administration, Transportation

Seattle Times

6 die in 2 plane crashes in northern Arizona

The Federal Aviation Administration said hikers in the Bear Mountain area reported the crash and a possible fire around 3 p.m. PDT Sunday.

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Related Topix: US News, Federal Aviation Administration, Transportation, Air Accidents, Sundance Film Festival

Sun Jul 20, 2014

ABC News

4 Killed in Arizona Plane Crash That Sparks Fire

The Federal Aviation Administration says hikers in the Bear Mountain area reported the crash and possible fire around 3 p.m. Sunday.

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Related Topix: Transportation, US News, Federal Aviation Administration

Lowell Sun

Five injured in Clinton hot-air balloon crash

Five people were injured Saturday night when a hot-air balloon crashed into power lines and caught fire in Clinton.

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Related Topix: Clinton, MA, Explosion, US News, Federal Aviation Administration, Transportation

WHAS11

Hot air balloon crashes into power lines, 5 hurt

The Federal Aviation Administration tells Boston's WBZ-TV that the balloon was attempting to land in the residential area in Clinton, Massachusetts when it hit the power lines around 7:40 p.m. Saturday.

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Related Topix: Transportation, US News, Federal Aviation Administration

Sat Jul 19, 2014

The Age

Qantas' Ukraine flight path queried

Qantas Airways had not flown over the eastern Ukraine since it shifted its European hub to Dubai last year but it continued to fly over Crimea and the southern Ukraine until April, airline sources said.

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Related Topix: Transportation, US News, Federal Aviation Administration

WCAX-TV Burlington

3 dead in plane crash

Troopers say investigators from the Federal Aviation Administration and the National Transportation Safety Board are en route to the site.

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Related Topix: Air Accidents, Transportation, US News, Federal Aviation Administration, FairPoint Communications, Telecom

Sunherald.com

Plane crashes near New York's Lake Placid; 3 dead

Troopers say investigators from the Federal Aviation Administration and the National Transportation Safety Board are en route to the site.

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Petroleum News

FAA proposes special Arctic Ocean airspace

The Federal Aviation Administration has issued a notice saying that it is proposing to establish some special use airspace along a narrow corridor stretching north across the Beaufort Sea into the Arctic Ocean from the Alaska North Slope coast around Oliktok Point.

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Bloomberg

Ukraine Attack Challenges Assumptions on Flight Routes

Striking a passenger jet on a high-altitude route with a missile was once such an unthinkable act that governments rarely forced airlines to alter flight paths away from areas with armed conflicts.

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Related Topix: US News, Federal Aviation Administration, Transportation, Terrorism

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Stuff.co.nz

MH17: Call to install defence systems on planes

A United States senator says he will petition the country's Federal Aviation Administration to install missile defence systems on commercial airliners in the wake of the shooting down of a Malaysia Airlines plane in Ukraine.

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Related Topix: Transportation, US News, Federal Aviation Administration, Strategic Defense Initiative, US Politics, Senator Mark Kirk, US Senate, Republican, Washington Post, Publishing, Travel

CBS Local

Texas Search Group Says It Will Resume Drone Use

A Texas-based group involved in searches for missing persons around the nation said it will resume using drones in its work after a federal appeals court ruled on Friday that a warning the group received to stop using them didn't have any legal consequences.

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Related Topix: US News, Federal Aviation Administration, Transportation, District of Columbia Circuit Court of Appeals

Roll Call

Sen. Kirk Urges FAA to Help Airliners Defend Themselves Against Missiles

On his Five By Five blog, CQ Roll Call's Tim Starks has the news on Sen. Mark S. Kirk, R- Ill., calling for the Federal Aviation Administration to help commercial airliners install defense systems against missile defense attacks of the type that shot down a Malaysia Airlines flight over eastern Ukraine on Thursday.

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FireHouse.com

Three Killed in N.M. Medical Chopper Crash

July 17--Three people were killed when a Santa Fe-based medical helicopter crashed at 2:48 a.m. Thursday in rugged, isolated terrain in Eastern New Mexico, state police said.

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Related Topix: US News, Federal Aviation Administration, Transportation, Newkirk, NM, Tucumcari, NM, Guadalupe County, NM, Santa Rosa, NM

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