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1 hr ago | The Oregonian

Small plane crashes near southwest Washington airport

Federal Aviation Administration spokesman Allen Kenitzer says the plane came down in a parking lot, where some nearby cars caught fire.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

WSOCTV

FAA investigates drone flown over NFL game

The unmanned aircraft system, or drone, had a camera mounted on it as it flew over the NFL game, the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department said.

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US News & World Report

This Land Is Your Land, but Is the Air the FAA's Land?

In this March 28, 2012, photo, an Arcti Copter 5 drone flies over a waterfront park in Berkeley, Calif.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Northwest Florida Daily News

Friends fear Laurel Hill man died in plane crash

Crime scene tape blocked the entrance to these driveways off Millside Road Monday.

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New Jersey Herald

Cops called after fliers fight over seat recline

Airline passengers have come to expect a tiny escape from the confined space of today's packed planes: the ability to recline their seat a few inches.

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ABC News

Cops Called After Fliers Fight Over Seat Recline

Airline passengers have come to expect a tiny escape from the confined space of today's packed planes: the ability to recline their seat a few inches.

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USA Today

Drone groups challenge FAA definition of hobbyists

Commercial drone pilots, model-aircraft hobbyists and university researchers are challenging a Federal Aviation Administration rule that defined when models can fly and restricted commercial drones.

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Colorado Springs Business Journal

Trine earns FAA helicopter certification

A Trine Aerospace & Defense mechanic performs a post flight engine inspection of an Airbus Gazelle SA341F2 helicopter at the company's 30,000 square foot commercial modification center at Colorado Springs Airport.

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Sat Aug 23, 2014

Northwest Florida Daily News

Pilot killed in crash in north Okaloosa

The pilot of a small airplane was killed in a crash Saturday afternoon in north Okaloosa County, according to authorities.

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ETaiwanNews.com

Rocket explodes during US test flight; no injuries

SpaceX spokesman John Taylor says the test flight involved a three-engine version of its reusable Falcon 9 rocket.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

Bloomberg

Drone-Rule Uproar Shows Hurdles to U.S. Commercial Rules

Hobbyists who've been flying unmanned airplanes and helicopters for decades asked the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit yesterday to block what they see as new restrictions imposed in June on the recreational flights.

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Salt Lake Tribune

Lawsuits challenge FAA drone, model aircraft rules

Washington a Model aircraft hobbyists, research universities and commercial drone interests filed lawsuits Friday challenging a government directive that they say imposes tough new limits on the use of model aircraft and broadens the agency's ban on commercial drone flights.

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KSLA-TV Shreveport

Texarkana airport officials accept federal grant

Texarkana airport officials have accepted more than $400,000 in federal funding to rehabilitate the airport's runway and allow an airline to keep operating.

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Business Journal

Sarasota-Bradenton gets $9M for air traffic tower

The money from the Federal Aviation Administration will help the airport build a new air traffic control tower and make other improvements, the Sarasota Herald-Tribune said .

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Hudson Valley Press

Schumer And Gillibrand Announce Nearly $1.6M for County Airport

U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten E. Gillibrand announced the Federal Aviation Administration has awarded a $1,687,500 federal grant to the Westchester County Airport for important infrastructure improvements.

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Business Journal

'Uber for private jets' reacts to FAA ban

A Federal Aviation Administration ruling has smacked two startups that tout themselves as "Uber for private jets" - but a South Florida plane-booking app remains unaffected.

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WLOX-TV Biloxi

City eyes improvements to airport approaches

The city of Vicksburg will talk with the owners of land north of the Vicksburg Municipal Airport for the removing of trees to improve approaches to and takeoffs from the airport.

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Business Journal

Amazon says delivery drones will be ready when the FAA approves them

Dave Graybeal, a General Manager for Amazon fulfillment at the construction site of a new Amazon fulfillment center in Kent, Washington.

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International Business Times

New Zealand Opens New Drug Testing Lab With Funds from Drug Trade Money

New Zealand has opened its first drug screening laboratory at the Custom's Auckland Airport Facility.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

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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