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26 min ago | 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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4 hrs ago | 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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8 hrs ago | 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

12 hrs ago | 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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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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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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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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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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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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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Hawaii Business Magazine

What's It Worth? Helicopter Lifts

Paradise Helicopter's Bell 407, which has a lift capacity of 2,000 pounds, delivers heat pumps onto the roof of Kukui Plaza in Honolulu's Chinatown.

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Sonoran News

Rancher battling BLM, Sen. Harry Reid, George Soros, China

BUNKERVILLE, Nev. The weekend brought the weeklong standoff between Nevada cattle rancher Cliven Bundy, 67, and the Bureau of Land Management to a boiling point with supporters and militia from all over the country converging to support the Bundy family and the lands his family has ranched for well over a century.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Harry Reid, US Senate, Democrat, Bunkerville, NV, Agriculture, Science, Las Vegas, NV

KXAN-TV Austin

The Cessna plane that crashed at Silver Wings Airport is similar to the Cessna plane pictured above.

A plane crash at Silver Wings Airport near Kerrville on Wednesday morning sent a passenger to the hospital with a fractured leg, according to the Federal Aviation Administration.

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Related Topix: Air Accidents, US News

Almanac

FAA invites comment from residents under flight paths

A strong turnout from Portola Valley, Ladera and Woodside is expected at the workshop hosted by the Federal Aviation Administration in the San Mateo Public Library at 55 W. 3rd Ave. at 4 p.m. on Thursday, April 17. At issue: the noise made by a gradually increasing number of commercial aircraft as they pass over Peninsula communities, some of ... (more)

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Related Topix: US News, Portola Valley, CA, Woodside, CA, Menlo Park, CA, San Mateo, CA

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