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3 hrs ago | Tripso.com

To recline or not recline, that is the question while inflight

On Sunday a week ago, a battle broke out in the Economy Plus section of United Airlines flight 1462, flying from Newark to Denver .

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7 hrs ago | Fox News

Google boosts drone industry

Google's entry into the drone space with its Project Wing initiative is good news for the broader drone industry, according to an expert in the technology.

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Related Topix: Search Engines, Emerging Technology, Amazon, US News

Sun Aug 31, 2014

Mashable

Drone Reveals the First Stages of Apple's New Spaceship Campus

We may have to wait another week and a half to see what Apple has in store with the iPhone 6 and a possible iWatch , but one drone pilot managed to capture at least one Cupertino secret early: the new Apple spaceship campus.

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CW2 Colorado KWGN-TV

Three killed in small plane crash near Erie airport

The plane, a single-engine Piper PA-46, crashed under unknown circumstances about noon, according to the Federal Aviation Administration.

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Watertown Daily Times

FAA leaves drone industry in limbo

Thousands of commercial drone operators nationwide are cashing in on flying small, camera-equipped aircraft in defiance of the Federal Aviation Administration, which has barred such businesses from operating while it develops rules for the industry.

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The Fresno Bee

Ohio man builds own bush plane, then learns to fly

The tiny bush plane, called a Rans S-7, is used to make remote landings in untamed wilderness.

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WISN-TV

Plane crashes in Atlantic Ocean after departing from Waukesha Airport

WISN 12 NEWS STARTS RIGHT NOW WITH BREAKING NEWS. THAT BREAKING NEWS, THE SEARCH FOR A PLANE THAT TOOK OFF FROM WAUKESHA AND CRASHED INTO THE ATLANTIC OCEAN.

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NewsandSentinel.com

Regional airport safety project nears completion

Officials with the Mid-Ohio Valley Regional Airport are looking forward to the end of the Runway Area Safety Project following years of delays and problems.

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Related Topix: Flying, Life, Hobbies, US News

Sat Aug 30, 2014

KSL-TV

FAA looks at the future of drones

You've seen them above sporting events, crashing waves, gorgeous buildings and even through fireworks.

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AlertNet

F-16s dispatched for unresponsive pilot of small plane near D.C.

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Related Topix: Civil Aircraft, Aircraft, Cirrus SR22, Cirrus Aircraft, US News, US Coast Guard, US Military

Examiner.com

NTSB releases initial report on plane crash that killed Case Western wrestlers

The National Transportation Safety Board has released its preliminary report on plane crash that killed four Case Western students, including three wrestlers The National Transportation Safety Board has released its preliminary report on plane crash that killed four Case Western students, including three wrestlers The National Transportation Safety ... (more)

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Kansas City InfoZine

Ukraine Travel Warning

The Department of State warns U.S. citizens to defer all travel to the eastern regions of Donetsk and Luhansk.

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Politico

Tech looks abroad on drones

Amazon, Facebook and Google have sky-high hopes for drones - but government regulations have grounded their plans in the United States and pushed some companies to try their luck overseas.

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Tama News-Herald

Svoboda honored with Master Pilot Award

In the four-seat cabin of a Piper Tripacer airplane, Lee Svoboda, a native of Clutier, began his first solo flight in September of 1963.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

Wall Street Journal

Google Drones Lift Industry Hopes

Google's advanced-research lab said it is developing a system of drones to deliver goods with its Project Wing prototype.

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Related Topix: Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Jeff Bezos, US News, Agriculture, Science, Amazon

KRVN-AM Lexington

Why a Former Letter Carrier Says Drones Will Never Replace Postal Workers

Google, Amazon and Domino's Pizza are big fans. The FAA is feeling it out. But one person clearly not a part of "Team Drone" is Matty Rose, a 70-year-old Vietnam veteran and retired mail carrier.

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Related Topix: Emerging Technology, Search Engines, US News, The Postal Service, Indie

Spirit of Jefferson Advocate

Yeager Airport board explores solar panel project

Yeager Airport officials are exploring a project that could make the airport the first in the nation to run entirely on electricity it generates from solar panels.

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KOTA-TV Rapid City

Airline seat reclining sparks another fight

In the second serious airline legroom argument reported this week, a reportedly irate passenger caused a flight from Miami to Paris to divert to Boston on Wednesday.

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Hernando Today

American Aviation has grown with Brooksville airport for 35 years

For more than 35 years, American Aviation has served pilots and airplane owners at the Brooksville-Tampa Bay Regional Airport.

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Patch.com

Riverside County Sheriff's Helicopter Crashes During Training Exercise

A Riverside County sheriff's helicopter crashed Thursday at Hemet-Ryan Airport, largely destroying the aircraft but not seriously injuring the two-person crew.

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