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1 hr ago | Yahoo!

Amazon asks FAA for permission to fly delivery drones

Amazon has formally requested permission from the Federal Aviation Administration to start testing drones as part of its proposed Prime Air service to deliver packages by air.

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Related Topix: Amazon, US News, Federal Aviation Administration, Transportation, Internet, Science / Technology, HarperCollins Publishers, Publishing, Media, Television, FOX News Network

5 hrs ago | Petaluma360

Some flights to Sonoma County canceled due to safety checks

Problems with runway lights at Charles M. Schulz-Sonoma County Airport have led to the cancellation of three Alaska Airlines flights scheduled between Los Angeles and Sonoma County since early Wednesday morning.

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Related Topix: Sonoma County, CA, Santa Rosa, CA, US News, Federal Aviation Administration, Transportation

9 hrs ago | Slashdot

SpaceX Wins FAA Permission To Build a Spaceport In Texas

Jason Koebler writes SpaceX just got approval from the Federal Aviation Administration to build a 56.5-acre spaceport along the Gulf of Mexico on the Texas-Mexico border - a huge step toward actually making the spaceport a reality.

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Related Topix: US News, Federal Aviation Administration, Transportation

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Reuters

Amazon seeks FAA permission to test drones outdoors near Seattle

Amazon.com Inc is seeking permission from U.S. regulators to test its delivery drones near Seattle, as part of a rapid expansion of a program that has sparked widespread debate over the safety and privacy implications of drone technology.

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Related Topix: Amazon, US News, Federal Aviation Administration, Jeff Bezos, Transportation, Science / Technology, Space

SavannahNow

Drone spotted near aircraft at Savannah-Hilton Head airport

Officials at Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport have had safety concerns involving drones, Greg Kelly, the airport's executive director, said Thursday.

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Related Topix: US News, Federal Aviation Administration, Transportation

WTVC

3 Dead After Huntsville Plane Fire

Officials say three people were killed aboard a plane that veered from an Alabama airport runway and caught fire.

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Related Topix: US News, Federal Aviation Administration, Transportation

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Bloomberg

Obama on a Personal Texas Tour: - This Isn't Theater'

Texas Gov. Rick Perry and President Barack Obama emerged from their private meeting with civil and religious leaders in Dallas today with some suggestions.

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Related Topix: Texas Government, Texas, Rick Perry, US Governors, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Transportation, Immigration Reform

Business Journal

GlobalParts buys Oklahoma-based aviation company

GlobalParts' Malissa Nesmith says the company has been issued a Federal Aviation Administration certification under the name GlobalParts Aero Structures for its new location, which will remain in Bethany.

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Related Topix: Transportation, US News, Federal Aviation Administration

The Waterland Blog

Large disaster drill to be held at Sea-Tac Airport on Thursday, July 10

If you happen to notice a lot of emergency-type activity at Sea-Tac Airport this Thursday, July 10, don't worry - it's just a very large drill being put on by the Port of Seattle.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Port of Seattle, US News, Federal Aviation Administration, US Military, US Navy

KLEW-TV Lewiston

Runway realignment on hold until grant money for snow removal equipment arrives

While the Pullman-Moscow Regional Airport prepared for its big runway realignment, the Federal Aviation Administration will give the airport nearly two-million dollars for new snow removal equipment.

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Related Topix: Transportation, US News, Federal Aviation Administration

Ohio.com

Regulatory vacuum exposed after 'peeping drone' incident

And now Vaughn is worried not only about a $10,000 fine but also the future of his business.

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Related Topix: US News, Federal Aviation Administration, Transportation, University of Washington, University of Nebraska Lincoln

Business Journal

Embry-Riddle first in nation to get FAA approval for ATP certification program

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University became the first training provider in the country to receive approval from the Federal Aviation Administration for its airline transport pilot certification training program.

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Related Topix: US News, Federal Aviation Administration, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Transportation

Washington Times

SG Guard flies defense over Hampton, Walterboro

The South Carolina Air National Guard says it is flying an air defense exercise over the Walterboro and Hampton areas.

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Related Topix: Walterboro, SC, Transportation, US News, Federal Aviation Administration

Tue Jul 08, 2014

WBIR-TV Knoxville

FAA investigates Nashville drone that flew into fireworksFAA...

Flying a drone into Nashville's downtown fireworks is all fun and games - until someone emails the Federal Aviation Administration.

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The Honolulu Advertiser

Law not superseded by waiver, FAA says

An FAA statement issued Monday said that the waiver Aerial Banners North obtained authorizes the company to conduct banner towing operations nationwide.

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Los Angeles Times

Drone maker AeroVironment swings to $8.1-million profit in quarter

The Qube, a drone made by AeroVironment, is flown during a 2011 demonstration in Simi Valley.

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Star-Telegram.com

Grand Canyon plane crash site designated historic

The National Park Service created a national landmark Tuesday to commemorate a 1956 collision between two airliners over the Grand Canyon, a disaster that helped lead to major changes in aviation safety and creation of what is now the Federal Aviation Administration.

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Related Topix: Grand-Canyon, AZ, Air Accidents, US News, Federal Aviation Administration, Transportation

National Public Radio

Grand Canyon Plane Crash Site Designated Historic

The National Park Service created a national landmark Tuesday to commemorate a 1956 collision between two airliners over the Grand Canyon, a disaster that helped lead to major changes in aviation safety and creation of what is now the Federal Aviation Administration.

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Related Topix: Grand-Canyon, AZ, Air Accidents, US News, Federal Aviation Administration, Transportation

The Miami Herald

Grand Canyon plane crash site designated historic

The National Park Service created a national landmark Tuesday to commemorate a 1956 collision between two airliners over the Grand Canyon, a disaster that helped lead to major changes in aviation safety and creation of what is now the Federal Aviation Administration.

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

Air & Space

The Day I Flunked Out of Air Traffic Control School

In March 1982 I traveled to the Federal Aviation Administration Academy in Oklahoma City as a newly hired air traffic controller candidate for a three-month indoctrination.

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