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49 min ago | Watertown Daily Times

FAA leaves drone industry in limbo

Thousands of commercial drone operators nationwide are cashing in on flying small, camera-equipped aircraft in defiance of the Federal Aviation Administration, which has barred such businesses from operating while it develops rules for the industry.

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Related Topix: US News, Federal Aviation Administration, Transportation, Jefferson County, NY

4 hrs ago | Yahoo!

F-16s dispatched for unresponsive pilot of small plane near D.C.

Two F-16 fighter jets were dispatched to check on a small plane that entered restricted airspace around Washington, D.C., on Saturday, and the fighter pilots observed the person at the controls to be unconscious before the plane ran out of fuel and crashed into the Atlantic Ocean, officials said.

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Related Topix: Civil Aircraft, Aircraft, Cirrus SR22, Cirrus Aircraft, Transportation, US News, Federal Aviation Administration, US Coast Guard, US Military

Thu Aug 28, 2014

KDBC

Victims identified in deadly plane crash near Las Cruces

Federal Aviation Administration arrived from Houston and Alburquere just after noon Thursday.

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Related Topix: US News, Federal Aviation Administration, Transportation, Air Accidents

Newsday

U. S. airplane near-collisions jumped in 2013, FAA reports

The number of times U.S. airplanes nearly collided more than doubled last year, though the biggest increase by far was in the low-risk category, a new Federal Aviation Administration report said.

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Fast Company

Google Is Working On Drone Deliveries Too

Project Wing is still in its early days--about two years in the making--and its operation will ultimately depend on yet-to-be-released guidelines from the Federal Aviation Administration.

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Related Topix: Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Transportation, US News, Federal Aviation Administration, Business News

WALA

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

Wed Aug 27, 2014

The Jackson Sun

Second fatal crop duster crash in one week

Second fatal crop duster crash in one week A crop-dusting plane crashed in Hardeman County along Peavine Road on Wednesday Check out this story on jacksonsun.com: http://www.jacksonsun.com/story/news/local/2014/08/27/second-fatal-crop-duster-crash-one-week/14720705/ A crop-dusting plane crashed in Hardeman County along Peavine Road, off Tenn.

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Related Topix: Air Accidents, Hardeman County, TN, US News, Federal Aviation Administration, Transportation

WPMT-TV York

SARAA to construct new $2.9 Million Equipment Storage Facility at HIA

"SARAA operates and maintains more than 30 pieces of snow removal equipment-valued at more than $5 million-that when not in use is kept at various locations around the airport," said SARAA Board member Timothy Tate.

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Related Topix: Middletown, PA, Susquehanna, PA, US News, Federal Aviation Administration, Transportation

The Oregonian

Small plane crashes near southwest Washington airport

Federal Aviation Administration spokesman Allen Kenitzer says the plane came down in a parking lot, where some nearby cars caught fire.

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Related Topix: Transportation, US News, Federal Aviation Administration

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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US News & World Report

This Land Is Your Land, but Is the Air the FAA's Land?

In this March 28, 2012, photo, an Arcti Copter 5 drone flies over a waterfront park in Berkeley, Calif.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

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

New Jersey Herald

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

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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USA Today

Drone groups challenge FAA definition of hobbyists

Commercial drone pilots, model-aircraft hobbyists and university researchers are challenging a Federal Aviation Administration rule that defined when models can fly and restricted commercial drones.

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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, Federal Aviation Administration, Colorado Springs, CO, Transportation

Sat Aug 23, 2014

Northwest Florida Daily News

Pilot killed in crash in north Okaloosa

The pilot of a small airplane was killed in a crash Saturday afternoon in north Okaloosa County, according to authorities.

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

ETaiwanNews.com

Rocket explodes during US test flight; no injuries

SpaceX spokesman John Taylor says the test flight involved a three-engine version of its reusable Falcon 9 rocket.

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Related Topix: Transportation, US News, Federal Aviation Administration

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Bloomberg

Drone-Rule Uproar Shows Hurdles to U.S. Commercial Rules

Hobbyists who've been flying unmanned airplanes and helicopters for decades asked the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit yesterday to block what they see as new restrictions imposed in June on the recreational flights.

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Related Topix: District of Columbia Circuit Court of Appeals, US News, Federal Aviation Administration, Transportation, Real Estate

Salt Lake Tribune

Lawsuits challenge FAA drone, model aircraft rules

Washington a 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: US News, Federal Aviation Administration, District of Columbia Circuit Court of Appeals, Transportation

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