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4 hrs ago | PennLive.com

Susquehanna Area Regional Airport Authority OKs nearly $800,000 in contracts

The Susquehanna Area Regional Airport Authority today awarded four new contracts totaling $796,330, according to a Harrisburg International Airport news release.

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8 hrs ago | Noozhawk

FAA Awards $2.6 Million Grant to Santa Barbara Airport

Rep. Lois Capps , D-Santa Barbara, announced Wednesday that the Federal Aviation Administration has awarded a $2.6 million federal grant to the Santa Barbara Airport.

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Related Topix: US News, Federal Aviation Administration, Transportation

Wed Jul 30, 2014

North Texas e-News

NASA aeronautics makes strides to bring back supersonic passenger travel

The return of supersonic passenger travel may be coming closer to reality thanks to NASA's efforts to define a new standard for low sonic booms.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, NASA, Transportation, US News, Federal Aviation Administration, Edwards, CA, US Military, Edwards Air Force Base, US Air Force

JD Supra

Drones: When, Why, and How Will the FAA Investigate Unauthorized UAS Use?

On July 15, 2014, the Federal Aviation Administration published its latest National Policy Notice concerning drones, titled "Education, Compliance, and Enforcement of Unauthorized Unmanned Aircraft Systems Operators."

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Related Topix: US News, Federal Aviation Administration, Transportation

EETimes

FAA Rules on Drones vs. Model Aircraft Contested | EE Times

Proposed FAA rules would define model aircraft too narrowly and commercial drones too broadly, The Information Technology and Innovation Foundation protests in comments filed with the agency .

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Related Topix: US News, Federal Aviation Administration, Transportation

The Raw Story

Retired federal employees busted for $4 million 'sovereign citizen' tax fraud scheme

A married pair of former Federal Aviation Administration employees from Washington was sentenced this week for their role in a tax fraud scheme.

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Related Topix: US News, Federal Aviation Administration, Transportation

The Standard

Southwest Airlines fined over improper repairs

The US Federal Aviation Administration said on Tuesday that it plans to fine Southwest Airlines US$12 million for failing to comply with FAA requirements on repairs and continuing to fly improperly-repaired planes.

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

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Hollywood Reporter

MPAA, Aerospace Industries Urge FAA to Support Drone Use in Production

"This country is the birthplace of the motion picture, TV and aviation industries, and U.S. has a significant technological advantage a This advantage, however, may be short-lived," the organizations warned.

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Related Topix: US News, Federal Aviation Administration, Transportation, Business News

KTVK Phoenix

US Airways Express plane evacuated in Phoenix

Passengers aboard a US Airways Express plane had to be evacuated at Sky Harbor Airport after a report of smoke in a bathroom.

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Related Topix: Phoenix, AZ, Transportation, US News, Federal Aviation Administration

USA Today

Seattle wants drone rules after Space Needle buzzing

Seattle officials are looking for new ways to push for drone regulation to be enforced by the Federal Aviation Administration after a small drone buzzed the Space Needle last week.

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Related Topix: Space Needle, Recreation, US News, Federal Aviation Administration, Transportation, Amazon

KIMT

Looming pilot shortage shows first signs

KIMT News 3 - While an aviation safety legislation in 2013 is meant to keep the skies safe, it could also be keeping qualified pilots from reaching their goal.

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Related Topix: Transportation, US News, Federal Aviation Administration

KOMO News

As Blue Angels return, so do I-90 bridge closures

As the Blue Angels return to Seattle for Seafair, so do Interstate 90 bridge closures.

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WSFA-TV Montgomery

Teacher hit by train sustains non life-threatening injuries

A 24-year-old suspect is in custody, charged with the weekend kidnapping and robbery of a man whom the Montgomery Police Department says owed him money.

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

Mon Jul 28, 2014

USA Today

FAA wants shorter buildings near U.S. airports

The Federal Aviation Administration wants to reduce height limits on buildings near airports.

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Related Topix: US News, Federal Aviation Administration, Transportation, New York, US Politics, James Moran, US House of Representatives, Democrat

KHQ-TV Spokane

Small airplane crashed in north-central Idaho

A small, home-built airplane has crashed in the Clearwater National Forest near the Idaho-Montana border, killing the pilot.

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Related Topix: Montana, Whitefish, MT, Helena, MT, US News, Federal Aviation Administration, Transportation, Associated Press

Bradenton.com

FAA proposes to fines Southwest Airlines $12M

Beginning in 2006, Southwest made "extreme makeover" alterations to eliminate potential cracking of the aluminum skin on 44 jetliners, the FAA said.

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Related Topix: US News, Federal Aviation Administration, Transportation, Airlines, Southwest Airlines, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 737, Aircraft

InformationWeek

FAA Rules On Drones Vs. Model Aircraft ...

Proposed FAA dividing line between model aircraft and drones is too limiting to hobbyists, says the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation and Academy of Model Aeronautics.

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AllAfrica.com

Ethiopia: Federal Aviation Administration - No Flights Warning for Ethiopia

The US Embassy in Addis Ababa notified that there have been no recent warnings by the Federal Aviation Authority for flights in and out of Addis Ababa.

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Related Topix: Transportation, World News, Ethiopia, Africa, US News, Federal Aviation Administration, Travel, Ethiopia Travel, Africa Travel

Recordpub.com

Two killed in Hancock County small plane crash

The Hancock County sheriff's office says that the crash occurred at about 1:10 a.m. Sunday.

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Related Topix: Hancock County, OH, Transportation, US News, Federal Aviation Administration

Sun Jul 27, 2014

News Observer

Professors object to FAA restrictions on drone use

The professors said in a letter to the Federal Aviation Administration that a clarification the agency issued last month on rules model aircraft hobbyists must follow would eliminate the ability of researchers to use small unmanned aircraft on low-altitude flights over private property.

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