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Stowaway teen survives 5.5-hour flight hidden in frigid wheel well

From 1947 to 2012, a total of 96 people tried to sneak on an airplane's wheel well before takeoff.

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Sun Apr 20, 2014

The Reporter

ICON to seek next step in move to Vacaville

ICON Aircraft Inc. will likely take another step Tuesday toward relocating to Solano County and setting up shop in Vacaville near the Nut Tree Airport.

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Related Topix: Iconix, Startups, Vacaville, CA, Solano County, CA, Transportation, US News, Federal Aviation Administration, Davis, CA

WTVG-TV Toledo

Small plane crashes in Michigan field, killing 2

Authorities say a small plane crashed in a Michigan farm field, killing the pilot and his passenger.

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Related Topix: Air Accidents, Owosso, MI, Shiawassee County, MI, Flying, Life, Hobbies, US News

MLive.com

Two men identified after fatal plane crash in Shiawassee County

The Shiawassee County Sheriff's Office has identified two men who died after a plane they were traveling in crashed Saturday, April 19 in Venice Township .

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Related Topix: Shiawassee County, MI, Air Accidents, US News

AVweb

Bag-Dropping Workers Face Dismissal

B is now installed nationwide, the FAA said on Monday, although services won't be available at all air traffic facilities until 2019.... The European Aviation Safety Agency is moving quickly on aircraft certification reform, and the the FAA is falling behind.

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CBS Local

Texas Search Group, FAA, At Odds Over Drone Use

A Texas-based group involved in searches for missing persons around the nation has run afoul of federal aviation authorities who are prohibiting the non-profit organization from employing drones in its work.

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Related Topix: US News, Non-Profit

KWTX

FAA Grounds Texas Search Group's Drone Fleet

Texas EquuSearch argues that its drones are not used for commercial purposes and should not be subject to the restrictions.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

Tyler Morning Telegraph

Komen Chronicles Of Hope: 23-year breast cancer survivor will be honorary leader for race

Editor's note: The Chronicles of Hope are the real life stories of those helped by Komen for the Cure's commitment to the care, research and understanding of breast cancer.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Breast Cancer, US News

Verde Independent

Company offering unique 'space' experience seeks change in Arizona law

Tucson-based Paragon Space Development Corp. hopes to use a capsule like this, attached to a balloon, to float passengers high above where planes can go for a fee -- and if it can get the required change in state law.

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Related Topix: Arizona, Arizona Government, US News

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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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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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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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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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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