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  1. NY man admits to fraud in failed airport projectRead the original story

    12 min ago | WCAX-TV Burlington

    ... credit that was only supposed to be used for airport expenses that were reimbursable through Federal Aviation Administration grants. Instead, they invested some of that money in a Texas real estate project. The company received $2.9 million in ...


  2. Sad But True. Report Finds US Lags Behind Other Countries In Commercial Drone UseRead the original story w/Photo

    49 min ago | Forbes.com

    ... integration." The GAO's conclusions are based in part on a 2014 study done by MITRE for the Federal Aviation Administration. The report found that three of those countries - Japan, the UK and Canada - have regulations that specifically allow some ...


  3. Upstate NY man ordered to pay $42G for flying helicopters under fake names, officials sayRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Newsday

    ... nd 2012. The 58-year-old man used real people's names while filing false statements with the Federal Aviation Administration and forging a U.S. passport.


  4. New York City Councilman Wants To Ban Nearly All UAV FlightsRead the original story

    Yesterday | Aero-News Network

    ... avigating such UAV pursuant to and within the limits of an express authorization by the Federal Aviation Administration." And even the police would have limits. Search warrants allowing the use of a UAV would be required to specify the location for ...


  5. NextGen Is Now At JFKRead the original story

    Yesterday | Aero-News Network

    Passengers traveling through John F. Kennedy Airport will get a glimpse of how the FAA is bringing them NextGen technology today. In cooperation with JetBlue Airlines and JFK Airport, the FAA installed a NextGen video kiosk in the main lobby of Terminal 5 that lets flyers see just how NextGen is enhancing their flight experience.


  6. SAFO Looks At Use Of Tie Wraps And/Or Collars On Circuit BreakersRead the original story

    Yesterday | Aero-News Network

    The FAA has released a Safty Alert For Operators alerting maintenance providers and operators about potential confusion to flightcrews that may result when using tie wraps or collars on circuit breakers. The FAA says its inspectors have noted that during completion of emergency procedure checklists, the flightcrew may have difficulty confirming the state of certain circuit breakers located throughout the cockpit.


  7. 1st drone in Nevada test program crashesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Nevada Appeal

    An aerial drone testing program got off to a bumpy start Friday in Nevada, when the first unmanned aircraft authorized to fly without direct Federal Aviation Administration supervision crashed during a ceremony at a remote site. "This is still a great day for Nevada," Gov. Brian Sandoval said after the orange aircraft dubbed the Sensurion Magpie was launched by hand, flew about 10 feet and plunged nose-first to the desert floor.


  8. Poll: Americans skeptical of commercial dronesRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Daily Chronicle

    ... once they do thousands are expected to buzz U.S. skies. With a few narrow exceptions, the Federal Aviation Administration currently prohibits commercial use of drones. Congress may also step in next year to try to nudge the FAA to move faster. ...


  9. California pilot who used fake names must repay TVRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | WCAX-TV Burlington

    ... nd 2012. The 58-year-old man used real people's names while filing false statements with the Federal Aviation Administration and forging a U.S. passport.


  10. Test site's inaugural drone flight ends with a thudRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Las Vegas Sun

    ... the beginning of a new drone testing program. But just 10 feet after leaving the hands of a Federal Aviation Administration engineer's hands, Magpie took a nosedive and crashed into the desert floor. State dignitaries, including Gov. Brian Sandoval, ...


  11. 1st drone in Nevada test program crashes in demoRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | Greenwich Citizen

    Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval speaks at an event to announce the FAA's first issuance of an unmanned aerial systems test site special airworthiness certificate Friday, Dec. 19, 2014, near Boulder City, Nev. Behind him is the Sensurion Aerospace Magpie commercial drone.


  12. Flagship drone crashes seconds after launch - PHOTOSRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Las Vegas Review Journal

    ... located south of Boulder CIty. Officials attended the first UAS flight in Nevada. The Federal Aviation Administration issued the first UAS special air worthiness certificate in Nevada. Jeff Scheid/Las Vegas Review-Journal) Sensurion pilot Scott ...


  13. Richard Mize: FAA keeps Santa safe from dronesRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | NewsOK.com

    The Federal Aviation Administration slipped a lump of coal into drone-enthused Realtors' Christmas stockings - this year's, next year's and maybe even into 2016. The FAA missed an August deadline for drawing up regulations for the commercial use of small drones - technically, unmanned aerial systems.


  14. Riverton Regional to fall 2,000 passengers short of 10,000 enplanements this yearRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | County 10 News

    To no one's surprise, enplanements at Riverton Regional Airport will come in around 8,000 passengers this year, some 2,000 short for the airport to qualify for a $1-million FAA grant for airport infrastructure. Airport Manager Paul Griffin said at the end of November, the airport had enplaned 7,271 passengers, compared with 12,337 at that same time last year.


  15. UPDATE 1-Pratt & Whitney says engine for Airbus jet wins certificationRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | Reuters

    Pratt & Whitney said on Friday its engine for Airbus' A320neo family of narrowbody airplanes has won certification from the Federal Aviation Administration. The certification marks a key milestone for the engine and the A320neo, which is scheduled to enter into service in the 2015 fourth quarter.


  16. Bill filed in Senate to boost drone privacyRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | The Hill

    The outgoing chairman of the Senate committee that oversees transportation issues has filed a bill to protect U.S. residents' privacy if nonmilitary drone use is drastically increased in coming years as expected. Congress has required the Federal Aviation Administration to issue rules for allowing more commercial drone use in the U.S. by next year, but critics have raised concerns about the possibility of the unmanned aircrafts being used for surveillance that would invade citizens' privacy.


  17. Paulding airport board OKs permit for May air showRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Sandy Springs Neighbor

    ... from the Georgia Environmental Protection Division and the Army Corps of Engineers to the Federal Aviation Administration, as it works on the assessment, Swafford said. The assessment was required as part of a legal settlement between the FAA and a ...


  18. NORAD Tunes Up Santa-tracking SystemRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | U.S. Department of Defense

    The North American Aerospace Defense Command has informed the Defense Department that every indication is that Santa Claus will arrive on time this year to deliver presents to the world's estimated 1.9 billion children, Pentagon Press Secretary Navy Rear Adm. John Kirby said today.


  19. FAA Certifies PurePowerA Engine for A320neo AircraftRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | Freshnews

    The PurePower Geared Turbofan engine for the Airbus A320neo family has successfully achieved Federal Aviation Administration type certification. The PW1100G-JM engine is the latest PurePower GTF engine model to be certified.


  20. Q&A: Drones might help explain how tornadoes formRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | KLAS-TV Las Vegas

    ... during the May-June tornado season and then analyze the data. The scientists currently have Federal Aviation Administration clearance to fly in 47,000 square miles over parts of Colorado, Kansas, Nebraska and Wyoming, Frew said. They are seeking FAA ...