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3 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

Plane that made emergency landing in Commerce was running out of gas

A police report indicates that the pilot of a small plane forced to make an emergency landing on a highway near Commerce did so because the plane was running out of fuel.


Related Topix: Commerce, GA, US News

Tue Apr 15, 2014

San Gabriel Valley Tribune

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.


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

The Montreal Gazette

Regulators order inspection of Bombardier airplanes

Canadian and U.S. aviation regulators have ordered Bombardier Inc. to inspect pilots' rudder pedals for fractures on three more regional-jet models sold to airlines around the world.


Related Topix: Aerospace-Defense, Bombardier, US News

CBS Local

State Senator Worries Airports Are Maximizing Traffic At Expense Of Safety

As CBS 2's Tony Aiello reported Tuesday, pilots have been caught on tape complaining about not landing on their preferred runway at John F. Kennedy International Airport.


Related Topix: Television, CBS, Media, Showtime Networks, Country, La Guardia, Queens, NY, New York, NY, US News

The Miami Herald

Red River Valley touted as drone industry center

Dozens of representatives from agriculture, aviation and higher education are meeting in northwestern Minnesota to discuss ways to promote the region as a center for development of the aircraft industry which produces unmanned drones.


Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Collin Peterson, Senator Al Franken, US Senate, US Military, Grand Forks Air Force Base, US Air Force

Daily Journal

FAA: Hawaiian didn't inspect plane properly

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


Related Topix: Airlines, Hawaiian Airlines, US News, Transportation, Hawaiian Holdings

Dallas Observer

Dallas Executive's Neighbors Say City Hall Broke Federal Rules in Airport-Expansion Push

If there was one thing Dallas City Hall would have been wise to take away from the fracking debate, it's that you shouldn't mess with Raymond Crawford .


Related Topix: Dallas, TX, Civil Aircraft, Aircraft, Gulfstream IV, Gulfstream Aircraft, US News

Estacada News

Clackamas drone maker flies high in fledgling industry

A new television show on the National Geographic Channel will pit a drone built by Clackamas' Aerial Technology International against a remote control, laser-guided rifle.


Related Topix: Clackamas, OR, The National, Entertainment, Television, Agriculture, Science, US News


152 The Trainer Of The Future?

B is now installed nationwide, the FAA said on Monday, although services won't be available at all air traffic facilities until 2019.... Years ago, working in the Delta radio shop, I had a VHF receiver tuned to an ATL tower frequency.


Related Topix: Civil Aircraft, Aircraft, Cessna 152, Cessna Aircraft, US News

Mon Apr 14, 2014


FAA completes ADS-B NexGen installations nationwide

Today the Federal Aviation Administration announced that it has completed the installation of ADS-B nationwide for its NexGen Aircraft Tracking System.


Related Topix: US News

Directions Magazine

CompassData Certified by FAA to Collect and Verify Data for Aviation Mapping

CompassData, a worldwide provider of geospatial data and services, has received DO-200A certification by the Federal Aviation Administration for collection and processing of survey and ground control data used in the creation of Airport Mapping Database products.


Related Topix: US News


Man, 61, killed in ultralight crash in Wilson County

A 61-year-old man was killed in Wilson County in an ultralight aircraft late Saturday morning.


Related Topix: Violent Crime, US News

Wall Street Journal

As Drones Take Flight Over Europe, Regulators Rush to Catch Up

The U.K. has a history in unmanned aviation spanning almost 100 years. It added to that this month when a court in northern England issued the country's first-ever fine for the dangerous and illegal use of an unmanned aircraft.


Related Topix: The Regulators, Country, US News

Fire Rescue Magazine

Federal Investigators Search for Cause of New Mexico Medical Helicopter Crash

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.


Related Topix: University of New Mexico, US News, The National, Entertainment, Television

The Day

UConn educator mapping shoreline change from above

Joel Stocker, assistant extension educator at the UConn Extension Center in Middlesex County, flies his four-rotor unmanned aerial system to take photos Thursday at Waterford Town Beach of changes along the coastline.


Related Topix: Middlesex County, CT, Old Lyme, CT, US News

The Tribune

Land swap set for Air Guard base in Terre Haute

Officials want to transfer Terre Haute airport property to the Indiana highway department to help create a new entrance to an Air National Guard base.


Related Topix: Terre Haute, IN, US National Guard, US Military, US News, US Air Force

The Day

Legality of private drone use up in the air

Photographer Tim Yakaitis operates his remote controlled aerial drone as he prepares to take video of a client's home in North Stonington with it.


Related Topix: Stonington, CT, North Stonington, CT, Home Listing, Home, Cameras, Photography, Arts, US News

Sun Apr 13, 2014

West Australian

Faster Wi-Fi on flights leads to battle in the sky

Wi-Fi in the sky is taking off, promising much better connections for travelers and a bonanza for the companies that sell the systems.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Wi-Fi, Airlines, Hawaiian Airlines, US News, Marketing


Wife killed, husband and child injured in Denton plane crash

A woman was killed Saturday night in a plane crash near the Denton Municipal Airport and her husband and child were injured, an FAA official said Sunday.


Related Topix: Air Accidents, Denton, TX, US News

Fox 23

2 in critical condition following plane crash

Two men are in the hospital with serious injuries following a plane crash in Cherokee County near Tenkiller Lake Saturday morning.


Related Topix: Air Accidents, Cherokee County, OK, Tenkiller, OK, US News, Cookson, OK