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3 hrs ago | 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.


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

7 hrs ago | 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.


Related Topix: US News

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.


Related Topix: US News

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.


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.


Related Topix: Air Accidents, US News


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)


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

Cape Gazette

PATS Aircraft wins fourth Diamond Award

At the April 2 presentation are Daryl Fortner, FAA's Flight Standard's District Office in Philadelphia, aviation safety inspector; Bryan Ochs, PATS Aircraft, trainer; John Micek, PATS Aircraft, lead trainer; John Martin, PATS Aircraft CEO; Joe Kain, Philadelphia FAA, office manager; and Cliff Todd, PATS Aircraft, director of quality.


Related Topix: US News

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.


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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