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8 hrs ago | Boston.com

Plane owned by Utah bank seen at Iran airport

President Barack Obama has warned that Iran is not open for business, even as the United States has loosened some of its punishing economic sanctions as part of an interim nuclear pact.

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

20 hrs ago | Boise Weekly

Federal Dollars Secured to Fuel Sun Valley Airport Renovation

The huge $34 million re-do of Hailey's Friedman Memorial Airport-expected to be completed by July 2015-got a big boost April 14, when the Federal Aviation Administration granted $18 million to help fund construction work through much of the next year.

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Related Topix: Sun Valley, ID, Hailey, ID, Transportation, US News, Federal Aviation Administration

Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Bolivar Commercial

Two area airports receive FAA grants

Cleveland Municipal Airport and Ruleville-Drew Airport were recently awarded funds for construction and rehabilitation projects.

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Related Topix: US News, Federal Aviation Administration, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Bennie Thompson, Democrat, Transportation

USA Today

FAA eyes fine for Hawaiian on 767 plane inspection

The Federal Aviation Administration says Hawaiian Airlines went eight years without properly inspecting certain components of one of its planes used for commercial flights.

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Related Topix: Airlines, Hawaiian Airlines, US News, Federal Aviation Administration, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 767, Transportation, Hawaiian Holdings, Autos

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Whittier Daily News

New FAA rules stopping Mt. SAC students from getting jobs as air traffic controllers

Veteran Chris Schneider worked as an air traffic controller in the Air Force. He went back to school and earned a degree in aviation science from Mt.

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Related Topix: US News, Federal Aviation Administration, US Military, US Air Force, Transportation, US Politics, US Senate, Patty Murray, Democrat

The Town Talk

Another View: U.S. should expedite drone policies

"There's no reason they can't be used as delivery vehicles," Bezos said at the time.

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Related Topix: Amazon, Jeff Bezos, US News, Federal Aviation Administration, Transportation, Healthcare Law, Law

Mon Apr 14, 2014

OttawaHerald.com

Longtime business owner surprised with top aviation honor

Bob Dodson's love and passion for aviation has taken him around the world - and now it's won him a prestigious award.

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Related Topix: US News, Federal Aviation Administration, Transportation, Ottawa, KS

Airport Business

North Dakota UAS Test Site Projects in the Works; Studies Planned for Precision Ag, Wildlife Surveys

Officials have submitted applications for certificate of authorization waivers to the Federal Aviation Administration to conduct research projects near Carrington, N.D., and near Devils Lake.

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Related Topix: US News, Federal Aviation Administration, Transportation, Carrington, ND, Dakota State University, North Dakota State University

The Fresno Bee

Mariposa pilot killed in airplane crash identified

The Mariposa County Sheriff's Office has identified the pilot who died in a crash west of Mariposa Friday as Donald Corn, 80, of Mariposa.

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Related Topix: Mariposa, CA, Transportation, US News, Federal Aviation Administration

Sun Apr 13, 2014

The Orlando Sentinel

Pilot wins award for 50 years of safe flight

David Taisch of Tavares with his 1981 Lake Amphibian airplane, on Monday, January 27, 2014.

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Related Topix: US News, Federal Aviation Administration, Transportation, Lake County, FL

Sunherald.com

Cleveland gets $300K for airport work

This grant will provide federal funding for an extension of the taxiway will provide access to aircraft hangars.

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Related Topix: Cleveland, TX, Transportation, US News, Federal Aviation Administration

Sat Apr 12, 2014

The Jersey Journal

Amateur-built aircraft veers off runway at Trenton-Mercer Airport

A fixed wing, single-engine aircraft veered off the runway after landing at Trenton-Mercer Airport April 12, 2014.

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Related Topix: US News, Federal Aviation Administration, Transportation

Free Republic

Supporters gather to defend Bundy ranch in Nevada, FAA enacts no-fly zone

An intense showdown in the state of Nevada between a family of ranchers and federal agents continues to escalate after a longstanding land dispute two decades in the making came to a head earlier this month.

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Related Topix: US News, Federal Aviation Administration, Clark County, NV, Transportation

Fri Apr 11, 2014

The Fresno Bee

One killed when plane crashes near Mariposa

Federal Aviation Administration spokesman Ian Gregor said the single-engine amateur-built Bowers Fly Baby 1A plane crashed shortly after 10 a.m. Gregor said the plane went down about three miles north of the Mariposa-Yosemite Airport.

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

Sunherald.com

Thompson announces $142K awarded to Hinds County

Thompson says in a statement that the money will go to Phase 1 of the rehabilitation of the taxiways and includes funding for the pavement assessment and design of the project.

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Related Topix: Hinds County, MS, Transportation, US News, Federal Aviation Administration

Government Technology

Balancing Privacy, Jobs in the Drone Debate

North Dakota police don't need a warrant to use drones - in fact, the state does not have any drone laws at all.

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Related Topix: North Dakota, US News, Federal Aviation Administration, Transportation, US Politics, Jay Inslee, US House of Representatives, US Governors, Democrat

Cape Gazette

PATS Aircraft Systems receives FAA Diamond Award for fourth consecutive year

PATS Aircraft Systems has received the Diamond Award of Excellence from the Federal Aviation Administration for the fourth consecutive year.

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Related Topix: US News, Federal Aviation Administration, Transportation

CNN

7 ways air travel changed after air disasters

A cargo door blew off Turkish Airlines Flight 981 outside Paris in 1974 while the plane was in the air, causing cabin pressure to drop and eventually leading to a section of the cabin floor to collapse.

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

Thu Apr 10, 2014

KDWN

Feds investigate chopper crash on hospital roof

Federal investigators spent Thursday scouring the rooftop of New Mexico's only top-level trauma center in search of clues as they tried to determine what caused a medical helicopter to crash while taking off from the roof.

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Related Topix: University of New Mexico, US News, Federal Aviation Administration, Transportation

Airport Business

FAA Announces the Republic of the Philippines' Aviation Safety Rating

The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Aviation Administration today announced that the Republic of the Philippines complies with international safety standards set by the International Civil Aviation Organization and has been granted a Category 1 rating.

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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, Philippines, US News, World News, Federal Aviation Administration, Transportation

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