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L2 Consulting Services Secures CAAC Validation of Supplemental Type...

According to a release from the Company, the original Federal Aviation Administration Supplemental Type Certificate was certified by L2 for both the ICG NxtLink ICS-220A and Rockwell Collins IRT-2120 Iridium Satcom systems.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

Detroit Free Press

Post office: Sorry, never mind that ban on mailing packages to Israel

A departure flight board displays various canceled and delayed flights in Ben Gurion International airport a day after the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration imposed a 24-hour restriction on flights in Tel Aviv, Israel on July 23, 2014.

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Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Man accused of posing as helicopter pilot pleads guilty to identity theft

A man accused of repeatedly posing as a helicopter pilot and flying at least once for Channel 3 pleaded guilty Thursday in federal court to aggravated identity theft.

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Sunherald.com

FAA places new restrictions on flights over Iraq

The order issued Thursday night follows the downing two weeks ago of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 by a missile as it flew over rebel-held territory in eastern Ukraine.

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ABC News

FAA Places New Restrictions on Flights Over Iraq

The Federal Aviation Administration is restricting U.S. airlines from flying at or below 30,000 feet over Iraq because of what it calls "the potentially hazardous situation created by the armed conflict" there.

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WAFF-TV Huntsville

Small plane crashes south of Birmingham

Federal Aviation Administration spokeswoman Kathleen Bergen tells Al.com the plane departed the Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport in Panama City and was bound for the Dickson Municipal Airport in Tennessee.

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NBC San Diego

Plane Crash Investigation Begins

The National Safety Transportation Board and Federal Aviation Administration have launched their investigation into a small plane that crashed at a parking lot in Kearny Mesa on July 30, 2014.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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