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  1. Reported Drone Flying Violations Up 46%Read the original story w/Photo

    30 min ago | Insurance Journal West

    ... last year, compared with 874 for the same period in 2015 - a 46 percent increase. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) released an updated list of pilot, air traffic controller, law enforcement and citizen reports of potential encounters with ...

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  2. Kansas man shouting 'get out of my country' shoots, kills man from India, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    54 min ago | UPI

    Police arrested a man in Missouri early Thursday morning on charges of killing a man and shooting two others in what the FBI says may be a hate crime. Witnesses say Adam Purinton used racial slurs and told several men to "get out of my country" before opening fire Wednesday night at Austin's Bar and Grill in Olathe, Kan.

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  3. Has my pilot had too much to drink? It depends where you flyRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WOI

    ... he U.S. substance abuse program for pilots is run by industry unions, aviation firms and the Federal Aviation Administration. The program has helped rehabilitate over 4,500 professional pilots, according to the program's administrators.

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  4. Kenya airport granted cat 1 statusRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Oak Ridge Observer

    The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration says Kenya has complied with global safety standards and can have direct flights to the U.S. after waiting for more than a decade. The Kenya Civil Aviation Authority has been trying for years to pass U.S. aviation audits so that its worldwide airport, Jomo Kenyatta global, can host direct flights between the two countries, helping tourism, trade, and travel for the growing Kenyan diaspora in North America.

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  5. Kenya cleared for direct flights to the US after a decadeRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | NewsOK.com

    The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration says Kenya has complied with international safety standards and can have direct flights to the U.S. after waiting for more than a decade. The FAA in a statement Thursday said Kenya has received a category 1 rating under the agency's International Aviation Safety Assessment Program.

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  6. Airport needs more flexibility on feesRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    ... collect a passenger facility charge, which they can use to finance improvements according to Federal Aviation Administration guidelines. The PFC has been capped by the federal government at $4.50 since 2000, hindering the ability of airports to fund ...

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  7. U.S. probe of drone collisions with aircraft points to birdsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | ComputerWorld

    Investigations into reported collisions by drones with civil aircraft found that they were caused instead by birds, wires and posts, or structural failures unrelated to unmanned aircraft systems , a U.S. regulator said. There has been widespread concern about the risks that the flying of drones close to aircraft can pose , and the Federal Aviation Administration said Thursday that reports of "possible" drone sightings to FAA air traffic facilities continued to increase in fiscal year 2016.

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  8. Lawmakers' Letter Spurs Meeting With FAA?At Warsaw AirportRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Times-Union

    A variety of airplanes sit on the ramp at the Warsaw Municipal Airport. The Federal Aviation Administration Chicago field office agreed to meet with airport officials Wednesday after Indiana Senators Todd Young and Joe Donnelly and 3rd District Congressman Jim Banks wrote the FAA a letter yesterday requesting the meeting.

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  9. Non-Stop U.S. Flights Give Kenya Chance to Market Cut FlowersRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Bloomberg

    ... from direct links, Magara said. Without the Category 1 rating conferred on Kenya by the Federal Aviation Administration on Thursday, all flights to the U.S. have had to make a stopover in another country with the same ranking, usually in Europe or ...

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  10. This flamethrower drone is coming in really handy for a Chinese power companyRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Digital Trends

    ... power maintenance company in Xiangyang is anything to go by. In a usage that would have the Federal Aviation Administration breaking into a cold sweat if the proposal ever landed on its desk, the Chinese firm has attached a flamethrower to an ...

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  11. Aeronautic enthusiasts come to SecaucusRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal

    A bird? A plane? No it's a drone and one of many types of model aircraft that will be on display this weekend in Secaucus. Hundreds of exhibitors, as well as aviation and aerospace experts, will be at the Meadowlands Exposition center for the AMA Expo East, a gathering of model aeronautics enthusiasts.

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  12. UPS Is Testing Delivery DronesRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | NewsFactor

    UPS, the world's largest package delivery company, delivered a parcel via drone yesterday in a small town outside of Tampa, Fla. The drone was mounted on the top of a delivery truck.

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  13. What To Expect at MWC 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | NewsFactor

    Although there is still almost a week to go before Mobile World Congress opens in Barcelona, analysts say some of the themes of this year's show are already apparent. The event, which runs from February 27 to March 2, is one of the biggest mobile device events held annually.

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  14. Actor Harrison Ford is back in the air after his dangerous flying mishapRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Cave News

    A potpourri of interesting current events, new products, humor and just plain fun, so pull up a chair and stay a while. If your favorite post has disappeared out of sight, you can find it by selecting a category from the left hand side bar.

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  15. Briefs, Feb. 24, 2017Read the original story

    7 hrs ago | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    Officials mailed out a check for $520,000 on Wednesday after the authority board approved sending a single check instead of eight installment payments to the federal agency to compensate it for unnecessary costs in the construction of the security fence around the airport. "I just got with the FAA and my own staff and everyone said, why not just do it in one payment and get it off the books," said Kip Turner, executive director of the airport.

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  16. Ethiopian Airlines graduates 184 aviation professionalsRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Walta Information Centre

    ... Ethiopian Aviation Academy is certified by the Ethiopian Civil Aviation Authority, the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration, the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA), and IATA Safety Audit (IOSA). The Academy has been providing training for ...

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  17. Airport EngineerRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Engineering Times

    Are you a licensed engineer who wants to serve the public sector? Are you interested in applying expertise in engineering, design, and construction to the diverse needs of Juneau's airport? Work is independently performed under the general direction of the Airport Manager with most assignments only given instruction as to the desired outcome. Incumbents have responsible control over the higher complexity projects that have project values in the millions of dollars.

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  18. Trump expected to return to Palm Beach for March 3-5 weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... 1980s. Trump turned it into a private club and is using it as his Weekend White House. The Federal Aviation Administration has issued flight restrictions around Mar-a-Lago for the weekend of March 3-5, a sign that Trump plans on visiting his estate. ...

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  19. Skydive Myrtle Beach Takes County Councilmen To CourtRead the original story

    Yesterday | Aero-News Network

    The owner of Skydive Myrtle Beach is suing the members of the Horry County Council for alleged violations of his constitutional rights under the 14th Amendment. Aaron Holly, the owner of Skydive Myrtle Beach, hold in his 160-page complaint that the council, working with the FAA, wrongfully closed his business by claiming more than 100 violations against it, according to a report from myrtlebeachsc.com.

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  20. Nevada Team Records Longest Unmanned Aerial Package Delivery Flight In The U.S.Read the original story

    Yesterday | Aero-News Network

    The Nevada Drone Industry set a new long-distance record for aerial package delivery flying a fixed-wing Unmanned Aerial Vehicle under beyond line of sight conditions. The backdrop was an urban environment set among the scenic area of Walker Lake with the Nevada-headquartered Drone America flight team flying more than 39 miles to deliver a package to the Hawthorne Industrial Airport in the City of Hawthorne, Nevada, the same town where the Country's first urban drone delivery was performed in Spring of 2016.

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