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3 hrs ago | WLS-AM Chicago

One Congressman's Quest to Protect Jetliners from Missiles

Rep. Steve Israel wants all new U.S. commercial airliners to include some kind of missile defense systems to protect against a terror attack.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Steve Israel, Strategic Defense Initiative, Charles Schumer, US Senate

7 hrs ago | WFAA-TV Dallas

Cruz ends hold on nominees over FAA flight ban

Republican Sen. Ted Cruz is no longer blocking confirmation of a series of ambassadorial and other diplomatic nominees over the Federal Aviation Administration's 36-hour ban on U.S. airline flights to Israel.


Related Topix: US News, US Senate, Senator Ted Cruz, US Politics

10 hrs ago | KIMA

FAA proposes to fine Southwest Airlines over improper 737 repairs

The government is proposing a $12 million civil fine against Southwest Airlines for failing to comply in three separate cases with safety regulations related to repairs on Boeing 737 jetliners.


Related Topix: Transportation, Airlines, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Southwest Airlines, Boeing 737, Aircraft, US News, Federal Aviation Administration

12 hrs ago | AVweb

Garmin Introduces Connext Wireless Cockpit

A U.S. District Court judge in Oregon has dismissed a patent infringement lawsuit against the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association .


Related Topix: Civil Aircraft, Cessna 150, Aircraft, Cessna Aircraft, Cirrus SR22, Cirrus Aircraft, US News, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 737

16 hrs ago |

Two killed in Hancock County small plane crash

The Hancock County sheriff's office says that the crash occurred at about 1:10 a.m. Sunday.


Related Topix: Hancock County, OH, Transportation, US News, Federal Aviation Administration

20 hrs ago | Mashable

Drone Beat: Obama's Executive Order, a 20-Minute Rescue and More

The U.S. government uses them to bomb alleged terrorists in far-away places. Tech companies like Amazon, Google and Facebook are all toying with the idea of using them, and now they're a photographer's secret weapon.


Related Topix: Social Software, US News

Sun Jul 27, 2014

The Macon Telegraph

Professors object to FAA restrictions on drone use

In a letter to the Federal Aviation Administration on Friday, 30 professors said a clarification the agency issued last month on what rules model aircraft hobbyists must follow would eliminate the ability of researchers to use small, unmanned aircraft on low-altitude flights over private property.


Related Topix: US News


Small plane crash on Fla. beach: 1 dead, 1 injured

A father was killed and his 9-year-old daughter critically injured Sunday while walking along a Florida beach when a small plane crash landed on the Gulf Coast only feet from the surf, authorities said.


Related Topix: Boat Disaster, Air Accidents, Sarasota County, FL, Venice, FL, US News


Man walking beach struck and killed by plane

A father was killed and his daughter critically injured Sunday when an airplane struck them as they walked along a Florida beach.


Related Topix: Civil Aircraft, Aircraft, Piper Cherokee, Piper Aircraft, US News

New York Daily News

Stasi: Mike Bloomberg flies over the rules with trip to Israel

Former Mayor Michael Bloomberg prepares to board an El Al flight to Tel Aviv at JFK Airport on July 22 - defying the FAA's temporary ban on domestic flights into Israel.


Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, New York, NY, Michael Bloomberh, US News, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Terrorism

Jerusalem Post

Four airlines continue services suspension to Israel

According to the Israel Airport Authority, Korean Air, Royal Jordanian, Adria Airlines and Air Sinai have yet to renew services as of Sunday.


Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Jordan, US News

Merced Sun-Star

Schumer suggests airline safety devices

The New York Democrat is calling for a comprehensive interagency study by the Department of Homeland Security, Defense Department and Federal Aviation Administration.


Related Topix: US Politics, Charles Schumer, US News, US Senate, Democrat

DNA India

DGCA to seek fresh audit of India's aviation safety oversight mechanism

With new procedures in place and skilled manpower recruited to carry out aviation safety surveillance, DGCA is ready to seek a fresh audit of India's safety oversight mechanism which was downgraded in January by its US counterpart FAA.


Related Topix: US News

Sat Jul 26, 2014


President Obama Attempts To Treat Israel Like Apartheid South Africa

President Obama has taken sides in the conflict between Hamas and Israel. By having the FAA ban flights into Ben Gurion Airport , he has taken sides in the conflict.


Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, US News, Senator Ted Cruz, US Politics, US Senate


One dead in Rabun County plane crash

Officials say that one person has died in a small plane crash in north Georgia on Saturday morning.


Related Topix: Air Accidents, Rabun County, GA, US News, Clayton, GA

KVBC-TV Las Vegas

Plane hits truck as it tries to land on road north of Reno

Authorities say a small airplane with engine trouble struck a pickup truck during an emergency landing on a Nevada highway Saturday morning.


Related Topix: US News

Business Journal

Cleveland company under investigation for drone use

The Federal Aviation Administration is investigating a Cleveland company for flying drones.


Related Topix: Cleveland, OH, US News, Transportation, Federal Aviation Administration

U.S. flights to Israel resume as rocket warnings blare

Israelis insisted, however, that their country was safe – and that the short-lived American ban on flights here had been unnecessary.


Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, New York, US News

Free Republic

Unhinged Chris Matthews Fumes Over Ted Cruz's 'McCarthyism'

In his never-ending obsession with Ted Cruz, Hardball 's Chris Matthews devoted the start and close of his program to rants against the supposed "McCarthyism" of the Texas Senator.


Related Topix: Senator Ted Cruz, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Chris Matthews, Ed Rendell, US Governors

Fri Jul 25, 2014


Toronto SWAT team storms plane, arrests man

A passenger captured dramatic cell phone video of a Canadian SWAT team storming onto a Sunwing flight at Toronto's Pearson International Airport Friday.


Related Topix: US News