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3 hrs ago | KATU-TV Portland

Pilot killed in plane crash near Chehalis-Centralia Airport

A small plane crashed Tuesday evening near the Chehalis-Centralia Airport, hitting several vehicles in a nearby parking lot and killing the pilot.

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Related Topix: Air Accidents, Chehalis, WA, US News, Fire

Tue Aug 26, 2014

WSOCTV

FAA investigates drone flown over NFL game

The unmanned aircraft system, or drone, had a camera mounted on it as it flew over the NFL game, the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department said.

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Related Topix: US News, Transportation, Federal Aviation Administration

NewsNet5

Owner of plane in fatal crash responds19 mins ago

NewsChannel5 Investigators have obtained new details about about the deadly plane crash that killed four Case Western Reserve University students Monday night.

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Related Topix: Air Accidents, Case Western Reserve University, US News

CTV

Knee Defender a no-fly for Canadian airlines

If you're hoping to nab the contentious Knee Defender to protect your legroom on your next international flight, think again: the seat-jamming device is prohibited by Canada's two major airlines.

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Related Topix: Canada, US News, Airlines, United Airlines

TheDenverChannel

Flight diverted after fight over reclining seats

Flash Flood Watch issued August 26 at 3:52AM MDT expiring August 29 at 6:00AM MDT in effect for: Cheyenne, Kit Carson, Yuma Flash Flood Watch issued August 26 at 5:47AM MDT expiring August 27 at 6:00AM MDT in effect for: Adams, Arapahoe, Douglas, Elbert, Lincoln, Washington Flash Flood Watch issued August 25 at 10:27PM MDT expiring August 27 at ... (more)

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Flood, New York, US News

Shelter Island Reporter

Chopper noise meeting tomorrow in Wainscott

Town buses and carpooling will be provided for residents at the Shelter Island Town Hall parking lot Wednesday afternoon for the special meeting in Wainscott Wednesday afternoon.

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Related Topix: Wainscott, NY, East Hampton, NY, US News

KTMF

Even if attacked, airline could be liable in crash

Families of passengers who were on the Malaysia Airlines plane shot down over Ukraine are starting to sort through the long process of gaining compensation for their loss.

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Related Topix: World News, Malaysia, US News

ABC News

Even If Attacked, Airline Could Be Liable in Crash

Families of passengers who were on the Malaysia Airlines plane shot down over Ukraine are starting to sort through the long process of gaining compensation for their loss.

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Related Topix: World News, Malaysia, US News

Northwest Florida Daily News

Friends fear Laurel Hill man died in plane crash

Crime scene tape blocked the entrance to these driveways off Millside Road Monday.

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Related Topix: Laurel Hill, FL, Air Accidents, Transportation, US News, Federal Aviation Administration, Okaloosa County, FL

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Patch.com

Napa Co. Airport Open Despite Tower Damage From Earthquake

Although Sunday's 6.0-magnitude earthquake damaged Napa County Airport's control tower, the airport north of American Canyon is open today, the airport's general manager said.

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Related Topix: Flying, Life, Hobbies, Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Napa, CA, American Canyon, CA, US News

Reuters

Australia's Qantas, Virgin allow smartphones throughout flights

Australian airlines Qantas Airways Ltd and Virgin Australia Holdings Ltd said passengers can use smartphones and tablets throughout flights from Tuesday after a regulator relaxed a ban on electronic devices on planes.

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Reuters

Disney seeks drone-related air show patents

Walt Disney Co has filed for three drone-related patents that it says could lead to an era of aerial movie screens and larger-than-life puppets flying through the sky.

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ABC News

Cops Called After Fliers Fight Over Seat Recline

Airline passengers have come to expect a tiny escape from the confined space of today's packed planes: the ability to recline their seat a few inches.

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Related Topix: Airlines, United Airlines, Transportation, US News, Federal Aviation Administration

Colorado Springs Business Journal

Trine earns FAA helicopter certification

A Trine Aerospace & Defense mechanic performs a post flight engine inspection of an Airbus Gazelle SA341F2 helicopter at the company's 30,000 square foot commercial modification center at Colorado Springs Airport.

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Related Topix: US News, Colorado Springs, CO, Transportation, Federal Aviation Administration

Wireless Design & Development

Lawsuits Challenge US Drone, Model Aircraft Rules

Model aircraft hobbyists, research universities and commercial drone interests filed lawsuits Friday challenging a government directive that they say imposes tough new limits on the use of model aircraft and broadens the agency's ban on commercial drone flights.

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Related Topix: District of Columbia Circuit Court of Appeals, US News

Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

$4.5M upgrade gets started DELAND a " The main runway at DeLand...

The main runway at DeLand Municipal Airport will be shut down for the next several months as the city undertakes a $4.5 million project that includes safety improvements, runway resurfacing and a new taxiway.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

WBIR-TV Knoxville

Park Service bans drones on the Appalachian Trail

Last week, the National Park Service banned drones from the Appalachian Trail, which crosses through Tennessee and 13 other Park Service bans drones on the Appalachian Trail Last week, the National Park Service banned drones from the Appalachian Trail, which crosses through Tennessee and 13 other Check out this story on WBIR.com: ... (more)

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Related Topix: Sevier County, TN, US National Parks, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Appalachian National Scenic Trail, US News

AVweb

Flight Training Picks Up

The aviation industry has been warned about the possibility of flight disruptions caused by activity at Iceland's largest volcano system.

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Related Topix: Civil Aircraft, Cessna 150, Aircraft, Cessna Aircraft, US News

The Baltimore Sun

Sun Investigates More police departments considering the use of drones

Law enforcement agencies in the Baltimore area and across the country are researching drones, intrigued by their potential for high-risk tactical raids and gathering intelligence.

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Related Topix: US News, Baltimore County, MD, Howard County, MD, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Boise Weekly

SkyWest Poised to Build 150,000 Sq. Ft. Boise Airport Facility

When Boise officials gather later this week for what they promise will be a big announcement, they'll unveil plans for a multimillion-dollar expansion of SkyWest, which could bring in as many as 100 new jobs.

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