19 hrs ago
The Jackson Sun
Congress gets mixed advice on regulating drones
The idea for Anne Churchill's first book came after she 'fell in love' with a donkey with a cross... WASHINGTON - The growing use of unmanned surveillance "eyes in the sky" aircraft raises a thicket of privacy concerns, but Congress is getting mixed advice on what, if anything, to do about it.
Sat May 18, 2013
Charleston Daily Mail: Short takes, May 18, 2013
WEST Virginians have become so accustomed to the state trying to treat the symptoms of poverty that they forget there is a cure - economic growth.
Single-engine airplane crash at Fremont Municipal Airport, pilot uninjured
The Federal Aviation Administration is investigating the Saturday afternoon crash of single-engine aircraft at a rural airport.
US Airways plane makes unusual belly landing at Newark airport
A US Airways flight made an emergency landing on its belly at Newark Liberty International Airport early on Saturday after the plane's landing gear failed to deploy, but no one was injured, airline and government officials said.
Thu May 16, 2013
Wed May 15, 2013
AEA Discusses Safety Issues with FAA Administrator
LEE'S SUMMIT, MO., May 15, 2013 -- On Monday, May 13, Aircraft Electronics Association President Paula Derks met with Michael Huerta, Federal Aviation Administration Administrator, to share safety initiatives along with other trade associations.
FAA offered bonuses ahead of sequester, documents show
According to documents obtained by the Wall Street Journal , the Federal Aviation Administration was awarding bonuses to some of its employees right before the federal budget sequester.
People's Daily Online
Boeing resumes deliveries of Dreamliners
Boeing delivered a Dreamliner made in its Everett plant in Washington to Japanese carrier All Nippon Airways on Tuesday.
Tue May 14, 2013
Troutdale Airport's control tower gets reprieve, for now
Troutdale Airport's air traffic control tower will stay open after all, at least until the end of the 2013 fiscal year, announced U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood on Friday, May 10.
Idea of the Week: The Drone Economy
When it comes to drones, many people think of targeted killings in faraway countries.
The Japan Times
U.S. defense cuts: An ax is needed, not a scalpel
Over the last decade America's Republican Party put militarism before limited government.
Colleges approved by the FAA for aspiring air traffic controllers
The Federal Aviation Administration is looking for qualified air traffic controllers to fill the thousands of vacancies they anticipate will occur as retirements ramp up over the next decade.
Letter Groups, Elected Officials Welcome DOT Contract Tower Decision
NBAA president and CEO Ed Bolen welcomed Friday's announcement by the U.S. Department of Transportation that 149 contract air traffic control towers, slated for closure next month, will instead remain open throughout the federal government's 2013 fiscal year, which ends Sept.
Loebsack Announces More Than $480,000 in Funding For Airports in Osceola, Oskaloosa
Congressman Dave Loebsack announced today that municipal airports in Osceola and Oskaloosa have received two grants in total of $483,930 from the Federal Aviation Administration .
Mon May 13, 2013
Advocates seek to ease fed cuts
Michigan and national supporters of programs like medical research and Meals on Wheels hope to ease their federal budget cuts since Congress ended air traffic controller furloughs that led to flight delays.
Yakima Airport Officials Happy with FAA Decision to Keep Towers Open
Officials at the Yakima Air Terminal are breathing a sigh of relief after the Federal Aviation Administration announced it won't be closing Yakima's air traffic control tower.
Oregon National Guard to shows off drones
The Oregon National Guard will be showing off four new drones that are based at the Eastern Oregon Regional Airport in Pendleton.
WIZM-AM La Crosse
Control Towers To Remain Open
The Federal Aviation Administration is keeping open for now the 149 control towers at small airports that were slated to close as the result of government wide automatic spending cuts imposed by Congress.
Five WA air traffic control towers get FAA reprieve
Five air traffic control towers in Washington state, part of 149 across the country that were slated to be closed due to federal government spending cuts, will remain open, at least until Sept.
Sun May 12, 2013
Asbury Park Press
U.S. safety oversight of aircraft repairs faulted
The government's oversight of hundreds of domestic and overseas repair stations that service U.S. airliners is ineffective and doesn't target the factors most likely to present safety risks, the Department of Transportation's inspector general said last week.