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3 hrs ago | 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

8 hrs ago | 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

12 hrs ago | 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

16 hrs ago | 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

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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

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