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5 hrs ago | Drudge Retort

No News Helicopters Over Ferguson

Peter Suderman, Reason: One of the strangest things about the tense situation in Ferguson, Missouri, ... is that there have been no overhead shots of the action.

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9 hrs ago | The Miami Herald

Helicopter crash kills Alabama Power worker, pilot

Federal Aviation Administration spokeswoman Kathleen Bergen says the aircraft went down about 20 miles northeast of Tuscaloosa, Alabama, Tuesday morning.

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13 hrs ago | Examiner.com

AOPA pilot association asking FAA to reform private pilot medical rules

The so-called 3rd class medical ruling for private pilots seems to be antiquated: In an effort led by the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association , seven influential general aviation organizations are asking the Department of Transportation and the Administration to expedite a review of the Federal Aviation Administration's proposed rulemaking on ... (more)

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17 hrs ago | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

Southwest Louisiana airports to get makeovers thanks to FAA grants

Lake Charles Regional and DeQuincy Industrial Airpark are getting a makeover, thanks to grants from the Federal Aviation Administration.

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22 hrs ago | The York Daily Record

US changing no-fly list rules

Shalom Sharley, bottom center, of New York, waits in line behind a travel companion, bottom right, at the security checkpoint prior to boarding his United Airlines flight to Tel Aviv at Newark Liberty International Airport, Thursday, July 24, 2014, in Newark, N.J. United Airlines will be the first U.S. carrier to resume flights to Israel after a ... (more)

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

KTVU Oakland

Plane in fatal Marin crash registered to Redwood City man

A single-engine Beechcraft Bonanza plane that crashed Monday night in Marin County west of Novato is registered to Robert John Madge, a Redwood City resident, according to Federal Aviation Administration records.

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WAFF-TV Huntsville

Helicopter crash kills 2 in Tuscaloosa County

According to the Chief Deputy Ron Abernathy with the Tuscaloosa County Sheriff's Office, the helicopter crashed near Watermelon Road and Blue Creek Road on Tuesday morning.

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Business Journal

FAA seeks to team with universities for drone research

The Federal Aviation Administration is planning to team with universities to establish a Center of Excellence for Unmanned Aircraft Systems, according to FedScoop .

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The Modesto Bee

Small plane crashes in Marin County

Federal Aviation Administration spokesman Ian Gregor says the pilot of the single-engine Beechcraft Bonanza reported engine trouble about 9:30 p.m. Monday after taking off from San Carlos.

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The Daily Star

New report warns of anti-aircraft weapons in Syria

WASHINGTON: Armed groups in Syria have an estimated several hundred portable anti-aircraft missiles that could easily be diverted to extremists and used to destroy low-flying commercial planes, according to a new report by a respected international research group.

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KRCG-TV Jefferson City

Air space ban over Ferguson extended to August 25th

The Federal Aviation Administration has extended a ban on flights operating below 3,000 feet over Ferguson, Missouri, for a week "to provide a safe environment for law enforcement activities."

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

News Observer

FAA blocks US planes from flying over Syria

The latest notice replaces one that strongly advised U.S. flight operators against flying over Syria and urged them to contact the agency before flying there.

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Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

The "Uber of the Sky" Grounded by the Federal Aviation Administration

AirPooler allows private pilots to post listings about upcoming trips, requiring them to input important information about their own credentials and experience and their plane's weight limits.

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KTVK Phoenix

Delta flight to Minnesota returns to Arizona

Landing-gear alert forces flight back to Phoenix PHOENIX -- Authorities say a possible hydraulic issue forced a Delta Air Lines flight carrying 160 travelers from Arizona to Minnesota to return to the Phoenix airport.

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CBS Local

Cessna Down Off Freeport, Coast Guard Assisting With Search

The U.S. Coast Guard is assisting Bahamian Air Sea Rescue in trying to find a plane which reportedly crashed enroute to the Bahamas.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

North Texas e-News

NASA turns over next-generation air traffic management tool to Federal Aviation Administration

A new NASA-developed computer software tool designed to aid air traffic controllers was presented to the Federal Aviation Administration during a ceremony Monday at the agency's headquarters in Washington.

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RecordNET

Sky filled with drones leaves FAA feeling a bit uncomfortable

Oh no! The United States is falling behind in yet another big area - commercial use of drones.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

FAA: three dead in North Texas plane crash

Federal Aviation Administration spokesman Lynn Lunsford said in an email that a twin-engine Cessna 414 plane crashed Friday afternoon near Bowie, about 100 miles northwest of Dallas.

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Bloomberg

United Jumbo Jet's Hull Punctured in July Airport Mishap

A United Airlines jumbo jet's hull was punctured in a Chicago airport collision with another plane in July, four people familiar with the matter said, grounding the Boeing Co.

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The Daily Caller

FAA Bans Uber-Like Ridesharing Services For Planes

A private aircraft flies past a row of parked Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft at Paine Field Airport in Everett, Washington October 4, 2013.

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