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1 hr ago | Historic City News
Edward R. Wuellner, Executive Director of the St. Augustine - St. Johns County Airport Authority, reported that at last night's meeting, the members voted not to assess ad valorem taxes. The Authority made the fifth year of self-sustenance official during the final public hearing on their budget held at the airport's Conference Center.
6 hrs ago | 5NEWSonline.com
The Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport is set to receive $2.2 million in grant money, according to a news release. Sen. Mark Pryor, D-Ark., Sen. John Boozman, R-Ark., and Rep. Steve Womack, R-Ark., together announced that multiple Arkansas airports are set to receive $4.1 million from the Federal Aviation Administration to support upgrades and expansions, the release states.
10 hrs ago | MilitaryCity.com
A Boeing KC-46A prepares to refuel a B-1B bomber in flight in this artist's conception. The first flight of the KC-46 test aircraft has been pushed back to November.
11 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle
On Tuesday morning, the Wichita Airport Authority conducted a drill simulating a full-scale mass disaster at Wichita Mid-Continent Airport. The exercise was complete with a fire and bodies scattered in the field near the runway.
15 hrs ago | The News
Soon the Williamsburg County Airport will be home to several T-Hangers capable of housing planes. The hangers will be leased which will in turn create a revenue stream, a notion that has been discussed at length by Williamsburg County Council and is now coming to fruition after a September 8, meeting where council approved the authorization to accept a federal grant that will provide the funding for the project.
It's been three weeks since the 6.0 earthquake rocked Napa. Those weeks have been filled with recovery and adjustment for those who suffered damage, including the Napa County airport.
Daily EnterpriseHarlan Airport Board Chairman Mark Miracle looks out at the end of the Tucker-Guthrie Airport's runway where a proposed expansion will be constructed. Daily EnterpriseHarlan Airport Board Chairman Mark Miracle looks out at the end of the Tucker-Guthrie Airport's runway where a proposed expansion will be constructed.
The National Agricultural Aviation Association issued a report about a California aerial applicator court case being settled with a $6.7 million judgment to the pilot's family against a group of defendants. The association contends the settlement establishes a standard of care as to the use of a meteorological evaluation tower for wind prospecting in agricultural areas.
JetBlue's on-time performance for July was 65.8%. With a third of all flights arriving late, operational efficiency and reliability have certainly been affected, along with the bottom line.
US Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor has voiced concerns that, without sufficient protections, the age of unmanned drones and ubiquitous surveillance will usher in an "Orwellian world." Sotomayor told faculty and students at Oklahoma City University last week that technological capabilities allow devices to monitor "your conversations from miles away and through your walls."
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Back in 2007 we took a look at the concept of capturing aerial imagery from drones. Since then a lot of progress has been made in drone and camera technology.
A departure time flight board displays various cancellations as passengers stand nearby at Ben Gurion International airport in Tel Aviv July 22, 2014. The Federal Aviation Administration banned U.S. carriers from flying to or from Ben Gurion International Airport, after a rocket fired from Gaza struck near the airport's fringes, injuring two people.
Regulators say that British Airways violated safety rules by shipping an oxygen generator on an American Airlines flight from London to Dallas, and they are seeking to fine BA $195,000. The Federal Aviation Administration said Friday that the chemical oxygen generator was in a cardboard box without any markings to describe its contents.
Four-year-old Nikki Fitzmayer is a typical girl, playing with her sister and singing along to "Frozen" songs. But her quizzical expressions at some sounds are small signals of a big problem.
The TPS Aviation Academy in Swanton offers teens a unique opportunity to learn aircraft maintenance - for free. Student Mark James says, "I think it's probably the best thing out of all TPS.
It's easier than ever to spot the unmanned aircraft in the skies - but they're all recreational vehicles. Anyone wanting to use drones in potential moneymaking operations in the U.S. is still out of luck.
Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 09:26 pm
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