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3 hrs ago | CBS Local

Texas Search Group, FAA, At Odds Over Drone Use

A Texas-based group involved in searches for missing persons around the nation has run afoul of federal aviation authorities who are prohibiting the non-profit organization from employing drones in its work.

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Related Topix: US News, Non-Profit

7 hrs ago | KWTX

FAA Grounds Texas Search Group's Drone Fleet

Texas EquuSearch argues that its drones are not used for commercial purposes and should not be subject to the restrictions.

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Related Topix: US News

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Tyler Morning Telegraph

Komen Chronicles Of Hope: 23-year breast cancer survivor will be honorary leader for race

Editor's note: The Chronicles of Hope are the real life stories of those helped by Komen for the Cure's commitment to the care, research and understanding of breast cancer.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Breast Cancer, US News

Verde Independent

Company offering unique 'space' experience seeks change in Arizona law

Tucson-based Paragon Space Development Corp. hopes to use a capsule like this, attached to a balloon, to float passengers high above where planes can go for a fee -- and if it can get the required change in state law.

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Related Topix: Arizona, Arizona Government, US News

Russia Taday

An American plane in Iran explained by Tehran

Despite the Islamic Republic's off-limit trade status, a US corporate jet was spotted on the tarmac of a major airport in Tehran, fueling speculation in aviation and political circles as to how and why the aircraft got there.

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Related Topix: US News

Examiner.com

Airline survey shows improvement-the flying experience is another matter

A recent survey on passenger satisfaction shows an overall improvement when it comes to domestic airline travel.

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Related Topix: US News

KTEN-TV Denison

Texas search group, FAA, at odds over drone use

A Texas-based group of volunteers involved in searches for missing persons around the nation has run afoul of federal aviation authorities for using drones in their work.

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Related Topix: US News, Transportation, Federal Aviation Administration

Forbes.com

Domestic 'Drones' Are the Latest Object of Threat Inflation

Recently, several news outlets reported on a supposed plot by a Moroccan national to use remote controlled model airplanes as flying bombs.

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Related Topix: Terrorism, Prison, US News, US Military, US Air Force

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Cleveland.com

The future of Hopkins Airport's Concourse D: A look at other airports might offer clues

United Airlines' decision to stop flying out of Concourse D at the Cleveland airport leaves a big property vacancy familiar to other airports that have had their hub status revoked.

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Related Topix: US News

Colorado Springs Business Journal

Trine earns FAA repair certification

Trine Aerospace & Defense has earned Federal Aviation Administration Part 145 approval as a certified repair station.

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Related Topix: Flying, Life, Hobbies, US News

Brandon Sun

Friedman Memorial Airport in Central Idaho gets $18M construction grant

The Federal Aviation Administration is awarding a small central Idaho airport that serves the resort area of Ketchum and Sun Valley an $18 million grant for construction work on safety improvements.

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Related Topix: US News, Ketchum, ID, Sun Valley, ID, Hailey, ID

KTVB Boise

Sun Valley region airport gets $18M grant

The Federal Aviation Administration is awarding a small central Idaho airport an $18 million grant for construction work on safety improvements.

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

ComputerWorld

U.S. commercial drone industry struggles early

The U.S. commercial drone industry is still struggling to get off the ground more than two years after President Obama signed into law a bill that permits the civilian use of unmanned aerial vehicles over the country's airspace.

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Related Topix: US News

Bellingham Herald

Iran airport gets an unlikely U.S. visitor, but no one seems to know why

A corporate jet with a small American flag decal on the tail, which arrived despite complex trade rules against doing business with Iran, at Mehrabad Airport in Tehran, Iran, April 15, 2014.

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Related Topix: Iran, World News, Sundance Film Festival, US News

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Weekend Balita

Philippine Airlines reports bigger net loss

Philippine Airlines' parent firm said Wednesday it suffered a net loss of $205.15 million in the nine months to December, bigger than its loss for the whole of the previous fiscal year.

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LA Daily News

Korean Airlines A380 clips light posts at LAX, causing wing damage

An arriving Korean Airlines A380 struck some light posts while taxiing Wednesday night at Los Angeles International Airport, causing damage to one of its wings, authorities said Thursday.

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Related Topix: US News

Government Executive

Americans Think Drones Are Creepier Than Google Glass

Americans are, unsurprisingly, distrustful of unmanned aerial vehicles, or drones, according to new data from Pew Research Center.

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Related Topix: Robots, US News

Sag Harbor Online

Peter Boody

So you have given up the life of a journalist to become the East Hampton Airport senior attendant.

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Related Topix: Journalism, Dowling College, US News

KFMB-TV San Diego

US Airways jet makes emergency landing in San Diego

The FAA reports that Flight 669, inbound from Philadelphia with 104 people on board, declared an emergency because of a problem with one of the flaps on approach.

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Related Topix: San Diego, CA, Mission Bay (San Diego, CA), US News, Marijuana

KVIA-TV El Paso

Medical helicopter pilot explains laser strike incident

An El Paso medical helicopter pilot says someone shined a laser on him while he was flying to pick up a patient Tuesday night.

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Related Topix: US News

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