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8 min ago | International Business Times
A departure time flight board displays various cancellations as passengers stand nearby at Ben Gurion International airport in Tel Aviv July 22, 2014. The Federal Aviation Administration banned U.S. carriers from flying to or from Ben Gurion International Airport, after a rocket fired from Gaza struck near the airport's fringes, injuring two people.
11 hrs ago | Greenwich Citizen
Federal Aviation Administration spokeswoman Kathleen Bergen says a Bellanca 17 aircraft carrying two people and two dogs crashed in a field about a mile southeast of the Monroe-Walton County Airport Saturday night. Bergen says the pilot was scheduled to land at the Greene County Regional Airport but was diverted because of weather.
The Sullivan County International Airport will repair its main access road, thanks to $64,350 of federal funding announced Friday by U.S. Sens. Charles Schumer and Kirten Gillibrand.
The first drone was launched Thursday over north Texas and was used to scour open fields for any sign of Christina Morris. Morris, 23, was spotted on surveillance footage Aug. 30 while walking with a friend in a mall parking lot.
The Federal Aviation Administration said Friday it has proposed civil penalties totaling $431,600 to five companies, including Envoy Air, FedEx and British Airways. The FAA proposed a $60,000 fine against American Eagle Airlines, now known as Envoy Air, because a contractor allegedly allowed five employees without proper training or qualifications de-ice 12 aircraft in November and December 2013.
Hundreds of companies in Canada are putting drones to work in industries like farming and TV filming. They are getting a leg-up in an important new aviation industry as US rules continue to forbid commercial drone use.
A single-engine experimental GP5 crashed around 3:15 p.m. on the race course during a qualifying run for the event, according to the Federal Aviation Administration. A crash on Sept 16, 2011 at the Reno Air Races killed 11 people including the pilot of The Galloping Ghost, 74-year-old Jimmy Leeward.
The pilot of a small airplane with a failing engine managed to land Monday afternoon in the Olinda Landfill in Brea, according to the Federal Aviation Administration. The plane was flying from Fullerton to Chino when its engine failed, Gregor said.
The Federal Aviation Administration said that the plane, now on shore, lost power before crash-landing in the water off Miami Beach. "> The Federal Aviation Administration said that the plane, now on shore, lost power before crash-landing in the water off Miami Beach.
Following months of examination, the US Federal Aviation Administration has reportedly confirmed that the Ethiopian Civil Aviation Authority is in category 1 in the aviation industry. ECAA told ENA that FAA's official letter has reaffirmed that Ethiopia has maintained its status of belonging to category 1 in the aviation industry.
The Ashland City Council approved the Mayor John Stromberg's appointments to fill various commission vacancies at their meeting Tuesday night.  William Butler and Burl Brim were appointed to the Airport Commission with terms ending April 30, 2017, and April 30, 2015, respectively. The commission advises the mayor and City Council on matters relating to the management, operation and development of the Ashland Airport; investigates federal, state, county and private funding for airport improvements; and reviews and recommends project applications for funding to the City Council.
Alaska Airlines has agreed to pay $500,000 in civil penalty claims after an electrical fire ignited in a Boeing 737-400 cockpit in 2010 while it was parked at a gate in Anchorage, the Justice Department said on Friday. The Federal Aviation Administration's probe into the incident found the fire was caused by chafed wiring from an improperly positioned metal clamp that attaches an air hose to an overhead panel, U.S. Attorney Jenny A. Durkan said in a statement.
Updated: Sun Sep 14, 2014 10:45 pm
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