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LA-to-Honolulu AA jet returns with engine trouble

An American Airlines flight from Los Angeles International Airport to Honolulu has landed safely back in California with one engine out.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

Daily Herald

Lake in the Hills Airport to receive federal grant for runway upgrades

Lake in the Hills Airport will receive a federal grant toward the reconstruction of its 3,800-foot runway.

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Related Topix: US News, Federal Aviation Administration, Transportation, Lake in the Hills, IL

CBS Local

Small Plane Crashes In NH's Lake Winnipesaukee

Officials say no one was injured when a Cessna fixed-wing aircraft crashed and sank in New Hampshire's Lake Winnipesaukee.

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Scared Monkeys

Texas EquuSearch Sues FAA in Federal Court Challenge Agency's...

Texas Equusearch has sued the Federal Aviation Administration in federal court to challenge the FAA's order to stop using unmanned drones in the search for missing persons.

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Related Topix: US News, Federal Aviation Administration, Transportation, Non-Profit

Denver Post

FAA investigating drone flying over pot rally

The Federal Aviation Administration is investigating reports of a drone aircraft that was seen flying over the 4/20 marijuana rally in Denver on Sunday.

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Seattle Post-Intelligencer

FAA seeks input on Paulding County airport plan

People watching the effort to create a second commercial airport in the Atlanta region have their chance to weigh in to federal authorities.

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Lincoln Daily News

First U.S. Drone Research Center Will Focus On Soil Studies: FAA

The first of six U.S. test sites chosen to perform unmanned aircraft systems research will start flight operations during the week of May 5, the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration said on Monday.

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Airport-business.com

EMAS/arresting systems - an alternative to a RESA

This includes EMASMAX, the latest, most durable version of Zodiac Arresting Systems' field-proven EMAS , developed with and approved by the Federal Aviation Administration .

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Altoona Mirror

Airlines making offers to Blair, Cambria airports

Four airlines will compete to offer subsidized flights to and from the Altoona-Blair County and the John P. Murtha Johnstown-Cambria County airports.

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Related Topix: Blair County, PA, US Politics, US News, John Murtha, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Cambria County, PA, Transportation, Federal Aviation Administration

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Wall Street Journal

Suit Challenges FAA's U.S. Drone Policy

A Texas group sued the Federal Aviation Administration in federal court to challenge the agency's order to stop using drones in the group's searches for missing people, the latest round in an intensifying battle over regulation of the sector.

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Park Record

Texas search group sues FAA over drone use

A Texas-based group involved in searches for missing persons around the nation has filed a lawsuit asking a federal court to set aside an order prohibiting the nonprofit organization from employing drones in its work.

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Related Topix: US News, Federal Aviation Administration, Transportation, Park City, UT

Yahoo!

Experts have doubts about Hawaii-bound teen stowaway's story

Experts are questioning the veracity of a 16-year-old boy's story after he said he stowed away in the wheel well of a plane and survived a five-hour flight from California to Hawaii.

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Ag Professional

Aerial systems test sites following red tape rules

The big announcement of the six national test sites for unmanned aerial systems was only the first step in putting things into motion for "testing" at each of the six sites authorized by the Federal Aviation Administration for commercial UAS activities.

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Seattle Daily Journal of Commerce

Sun Valley airport gets $18M grant

The Federal Aviation Administration is awarding a small central Idaho airport that serves the resort area of Ketchum and Sun Valley an $18 million grant for construction work on safety improvements.

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Related Topix: Sun Valley, ID, Transportation, US News, Federal Aviation Administration, Ketchum, ID

Sun Apr 20, 2014

The Reporter

ICON to seek next step in move to Vacaville

ICON Aircraft Inc. will likely take another step Tuesday toward relocating to Solano County and setting up shop in Vacaville near the Nut Tree Airport.

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Related Topix: Iconix, Startups, Vacaville, CA, Solano County, CA, Transportation, US News, Federal Aviation Administration, Davis, CA

Sat Apr 19, 2014

WBNS

Texas search group, FAA, at odds over drone use

A Texas-based group of volunteers involved in searches for missing persons around the nation has run afoul of federal aviation authorities for using drones in their work.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

Network World

U.S. commercial drone industry struggles to take off

The U.S. commercial drone industry is still struggling to get off the ground more than two years after President Obama signed into law a bill that permits the civilian use of unmanned aerial vehicles over the country's airspace.

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Washington Times

Sun Valley region airport gets $18M grant

The Federal Aviation Administration is awarding a small central Idaho airport that serves the resort area of Ketchum and Sun Valley an $18 million grant for construction work on safety improvements.

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Related Topix: Sun Valley, ID, Transportation, US News, Federal Aviation Administration, Ketchum, ID, Hailey, ID

Judicial Watch

FAA Fails to Follow Up on Safety Violations Even When Carriers Self Report

Six years after Congress learned that the federal agency in charge of aviation safety ignores serious violations that endanger the public, the culture continues and the details are documented in a distressing government audit released this month.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Boston.com

Plane owned by Utah bank seen at Iran airport

President Barack Obama has warned that Iran is not open for business, even as the United States has loosened some of its punishing economic sanctions as part of an interim nuclear pact.

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Related Topix: Sundance Film Festival, Utah, Transportation, US News, Federal Aviation Administration

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