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  1. 12 Aircraft violate fight restrictionsRead the original story w/Photo

    38 min ago | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    As of midday Monday February 20, 12 private aircraft had violated flight restrictions around Palm Beach County since they were put into effect Friday February 17 for President Trump's weekend visit, according to the Federal Aviation Administration.

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  2. Air Force fighter jets again scrambled to enforce no-fly zone around...Read the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | South Florida Sun-Sentinel

    For the second time in less than 48 hours, two U.S. Air Force fighter jets were quickly sent to Palm Beach County on Sunday to intercept an airplane that had entered restricted air space near President Donald Trump 's oceanfront estate. When Trump is at Mar-a-lago in Palm Beach - as he has been for three weekends in a row - the airspace near the resort is off-limits to general aviation.

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  3. Taste of Monticello Wine Trail Festival Returns to Charlottesville April 13-15Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | NBC29

    ... & Winery, Chestnut Oak Vineyard, Delfosse Vineyards and Winery, Early Mountain Vineyards, First Colony Winery, Flying Fox Vineyard, Gabriele Rausse Winery, Glass House Winery, Grace Estate Winery, Horton Vineyards, Jefferson Vineyards, Keswick ...

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  4. Milestone F-35 Center Wing Assembly Delivered From Marietta FacilityRead the original story

    Friday Feb 17 | Aero-News Network

    The 200th F-35 Center Wing Assembly built in the Lockheed Martin facility in Marietta, GA was delivered to the Fort Worth, TX F-35 production line in January, marking a major milestone. The CWA is a major structural component and represents approximately one quarter of the aircraft's fuselage.

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  5. China to construct 74 airports by 2020Read the original story

    13 hrs ago | Nerve News

    Beijing, Feb 20 - China is planning to construct 74 more civil transport airports by 2020, an official report said. The Civil Aviation Administration of China report provides the blueprint and sets the goals for the development of China's civil aviation industry during the country's 13th Five-Year Plan period, which outlines the government plans for economic and social development over a period of five years, the People's Daily reported on Monday.

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  6. Report: Air Force sends fighter jets to enforce no-fly area near Mar-a-LagoRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Palm Beach Post

    The Air Force twice this weekend has intercepted planes flying too close to Mar-a-Lago while President Donald Trump is in town. The Air Force sent F-16s to the area around Mar-a-Lago on Sunday after a general aviation aircraft flew into restricted space while President Donald Trump is in Palm Beach, WPTV Channel 5 reported .

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  7. 50 years of flying: Women pilots from Mumbai look back at the glass ceilingRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | The Indian Express

    FOR RABIA Futehally and Mohini Shroff , co-founders of the Indian Women's Pilots Association , learning to fly in the early sixties was a challenge in itself in comparison to convincing her critics that they could fly. From being ridiculed about their interest in this field to managing time between home and attending classes, they are some of the earliest female fliers from the Bombay Flying Club, the oldest flying club in India.

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  8. Air Force Jets Intercept Aircraft Near Trump RallyRead the original story

    23 hrs ago | SFGate

    According to officials on Saturday, two Air Force F-15 fighter jets intercepted an unresponsive aircraft near Donald Trump's Florida estate. North American Aerospace Defense Command said in a statement late Friday, "The intercept required the Air Force F-15s from Homestead Air National Guard Base to travel at supersonic speeds, a sound noticed by area residents, to get to the general aviation aircraft where they were able to establish communications.

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  9. The first assassination attempt?Read the original story

    Yesterday | Canadian Content

    Fighter jets scrambled near Trump's Fla. estate to intercept aircraft A pair of Air Force F-15 fighter jets were scrambled to intercept an unresponsive aircraft near President Trump's Mar-a-Lago estate in Florida on Friday, creating a 'sonic boom' that alarmed nearby residents, officials said.

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  10. Fairbanks International Airport reports successful yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    Fairbanks International Airport set a record with 1.119 million passengers making their way through the airport, according to the Alaska Department of Transportations Alaska Airport and Aviation 2016 report.

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  11. New aviation organization looking to take flightRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Herald Star Online

    FORa STHEa SLOVEa SOFa SAVIATION - Dan Otto of Wellsburg has been an aviation enthusiast since he was a teenager and earned his pilot's license when he was 15 1/2.

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  12. GE Aviation investment exceeds $5 billionRead the original story

    Yesterday | UnionLeader.com

    Almost without exception this winter, Granite State ski resorts are making up for last year's seemingly snowless ski season - and then some - according to resort officials around the state.

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  13. Fighters scrambled to...Read the original story

    Yesterday | Southeast Georgia Today

    Fighter jets were scrambled in Florida Friday night to intercept an unresponsive plane that violated restricted airspace over President Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort, creating a sonic boom that alarmed some residents, officials said. Some residents mistook the loud sound from the F-15 jets for an explosion, but the Broward Sheriff's office confirmed that the noise was from a military exercise.

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  14. Jets that caused sonic boom took off after eight aircraft entered...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | South Florida Sun-Sentinel

    Late Friday, the North American Aerospace Defense Command, commonly known as NORAD, issued a statement saying that two Air Force F-15s had come from Homestead Air National Guard Base to intercept "an unresponsive general aviation aircraft" over Palm Beach. Late Friday, the North American Aerospace Defense Command, commonly known as NORAD, issued a statement saying that two Air Force F-15s had come from Homestead Air National Guard Base to intercept "an unresponsive general aviation aircraft" over Palm Beach.

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  15. Sonic boom related to President Trump visit scares South Florida residentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Island Packet

    ... to the president's presence in Palm Beach. When the plane failed to respond to communications, NORAD said the jets, flying out of Homestead Air National Guard Base, were forced to hit "supersonic speeds" to catch up, establish communications and get ...

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  16. Match.com-Backed Zhenai Plans A-Share Listing Via Reverse MergerRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Online Personals Watch

    Feb 17 - Zhenai , a Chinese online dating site 20% owned by Match.com, is planning a back-door listing via a reverse merger with Shenzhen-listed DEA General Aviation Holding Co., Ltd. DEA, an aviation parts and electronics maker, said it plans to acquire 100% of Zhenai via new share issuance. The deal is still in the process of being finalized and the two parties have not signed a formal agreement, according to the filing.

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  17. Sonic Booms Announce TFR InterceptRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | AVweb

    I was listening to Unicom at my local airport in Northwest Ohio when I heard the following exchange between two jets on the ramp ...... Pilots should be wary when operating close to the boundaries of Class B airspace, the FAA said recently in a Safety Alert for Operators.... In the Flytenow case, the FAA applied old thinking that doesn't work in a world where technology moves at the speed of heat. Airport operators and flight schools in the Palm Beach, Florida area are bracing for long-term economic loss and disruption due to the... That's one lesson to draw from Harrison Ford's latest scrape.

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  18. Santa Barbara Airport Re-OpensRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Edhat

    At approximately 7:30am the Santa Barbara Airport's main air carrier and general aviation runways were re- opened to all aircraft as Airport Department staff worked through the early morning hours to clear debris from runways 7/25 and 15R/15L.

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  19. Fighters scrambled to intercept plane near Mar-a-LagoRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | KUIC-FM Vacaville

    Fighter jets were scrambled in Florida Friday night to intercept an unresponsive plane that violated restricted airspace over President Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort, creating a sonic boom that alarmed some residents, officials said. Some residents mistook the loud sound from the F-15 jets for an explosion, but the Broward Sheriff's office confirmed that the noise was from a military exercise.

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  20. Sonic boom related to President Trump visit scares South Florida residentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Fresno Bee

    ... to the president's presence in Palm Beach. When the plane failed to respond to communications, NORAD said the jets, flying out of Homestead Air National Guard Base, were forced to hit "supersonic speeds" to catch up, establish communications and get ...

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