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  1. FAA: More registered drone operators than registered planesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Brandon Sun

    The Federal Aviation Administration says there are now more registered drone operators in the U.S. than there are registered manned aircraft. FAA Administrator Michael Huerta told a legal forum on Monday that the agency passed the milestone last week when it topped 325,000 registered drone owners.

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  2. FAA: More registered drone operators than registered planesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | The Washington Post

    ... able to access the story from your Reading List on any computer, tablet or smartphone. The Federal Aviation Administration says there are now more registered drone operators in the United States than there are registered manned aircraft. FAA ...

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  3. Airport repainting to cost hundreds of thousands less ... 25 minutes...Read the original story

    Monday Feb 8 | The Victoria Advocate

    ... Fred Watts said the urgency to get the markings repainted now surrounds changes made by the Federal Aviation Administration in how safety inspections are conducted. In prior years, he said, inspectors would look at the paint and make judgments on ...

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  4. Davis Proposes FAA, Air Traffic Control Operations ChangesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | WYMG-FM Springfield

    Congressman Rodney Davis wants a number of changes to the way the Federal Aviation Administration operates as part of the new proposed FAA re-authorization bill, but one of those affects air traffic control. Davis and and a Democratic Congressman are proposing that that Air Traffic Control operations be run by a not-for-profit entity, allowing it to upgrade, establish user fees, and other things that can be hampered now by government intervention.

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  5. Aviation groups accuse city of making it difficult to operate at Santa Monica AirportRead the original story

    Monday Feb 8 | Los Angeles Times

    In the ongoing battle over the fate of Santa Monica Airport , a group of aviation organizations and businesses has accused the coastal city of imposing illegal landing fees, diverting airport funds to non-aviation uses and setting unfair leasing policies to force out aeronautical tenants. In a complaint filed late Friday with the Federal Aviation Administration , the group alleges that the city has pursued plans for years to make it increasingly difficult for aviation businesses, pilots and aircraft owners to operate at the famous airport that was once home to Douglas Aircraft Co.

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  6. Dozens of animal incidents impact Tulsa airportRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    Tulsa International Airport had 75 bird strikes from 3/14 to 7/15 Incidents also include other animals Airport takes precautions to prevent these issues FOX23 got a Federal Aviation Administration report that shows TIA had 75 animal related incidents between March of 2014 and July of 2015. Those incidents didn't just include birds.

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  7. SpaceX rocket set for next flight as company boosts productionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Reuters

    ... end of this year, we should be at over 30 cores per year," President Gwynne Shotwell told a Federal Aviation Administration commercial space conference last week. A rocket core is the main body of a rocket. For the SES mission, the rocket will be ...

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  8. Changes Planned at MSP Airport to Lower Risk of Mid-Air CollisionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | KSTP

    The Federal Aviation Administration is ordering changes to the busiest runways at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport in hopes of lowering the risk of a mid-air collision.

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  9. U.S. Air Traffic Control May Change in a Major WayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Conde Nast Traveler

    Air travel in the U.S., as we know it, may soon change in a major way: A controversial bill to turn air traffic control over to private hands has landed on Capitol Hill, and while this idea has been kicking around for decades, it's now being supported by a powerful coalition of key lawmakers, most major airlines, and the union that represents 11,000 controllers. These numbers mean that the bill stands a chance of passing, and if so, it would end four decades of the Federal Aviation Administration's control over this critical function, instead creating a non-profit entity supported by various user fees from airlines and other users of the system.

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  10. Cabin smoke forces flight back to Arizona; passengers unhurtRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Valley Morning Star

    ... to a terminal and rebooked on later flights. Emergency responders didn't find a fire. The Federal Aviation Administration is investigating the cause of the smoke. Having a pet is a lot of responsibility, and we'll help by giving you lots of tips and ...

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  11. FAA Federal Aviation AdministrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | WKRN

    Tennessee State Representative Steve Cohen wants airplane seats to offer more space for passengers, citing both health and safety concerns. On Monday, he introduced the Seat Egress in Air Travel Act in hopes of directing the Federal Aviation Administration to establish minimum seat size standards.

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  12. Markey presses FAA over dronesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Boston.com

    Concerned by recent reports of drones flying dangerously close to planes over the skies of Massachusetts, US Senator Edward J. Markey sent a letter to federal aviation officials Monday seeking a host of details on what the agency is doing to prevent potential collisions. "All it takes is one drone to fly into the path of one passenger jet and a disaster can ensue," Markey wrote to FAA head Michael P. Huerta.

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  13. There Are Now More Drones Registered Than Piloted AircraftRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | [H]ard OCP

    From small planes like the Cessna to the hulking mass of a Dreamliner, the FAA says there are 320,000 piloted aircraft registered with the agency right now, compared to 325,000 people who have registered their drones, FAA administrator Michael Huerta told media outlets at a press conference, including USA Today.

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  14. Kicking Glass and Making Gains: Transportation Women Recount Their RiseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Mass Transit

    ... made a very real difference, triumphing despite great odds. From the woman who ran the Federal Aviation Administration during 9/11 to the woman who helped make seatbelts standard in cars to the woman who implemented a zero-tolerance accident policy ...

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  15. Flight Headed to LAX Makes Emergency LandingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | KFI

    ... to a terminal and rebooked on later flights. Emergency responders didn't find a fire. The Federal Aviation Administration is investigating the cause of the smoke. Viral and trending stories brought to you by KFI's Digital Content Producers RJ ...

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  16. Why is the Government Interested in my Drone?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | JD Supra

    ... own will help determine whether you need to register your drone under new regulations. The Federal Aviation Administration ("FAA") Task Force recently issued new rules that will require nearly all drone owners to register their devices in a national ...

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  17. FAA says there are now more registered drone operators than licensed pilotsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | CBS News

    The Federal Aviation Administration says there are now more registered drone operators in the U.S. than there are licensed pilots. FAA Administrator Michael Huerta told a legal forum on Monday that the agency passed the milestone last week when it topped 325,000 registered drone owners.

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  18. Yikes! Four Small Planes Escorted By Fighter Jets Away From Super BowlRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Patch.com

    Four small planes violated temporary flight restrictions enacted around Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara on Sunday for the Super Bowl, a Federal Aviation Administration spokesman said. All four passed through the outer ring of the restricted area, between 10 and 32 miles away from the stadium, FAA spokesman Ian Gregor said.

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  19. Could it be fourth time lucky? SpaceX to attempt a barge landing on ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Daily Mail

    ... during hershort speech at the yearly Commercial Space Transportation Conference of the Federal Aviation Administration. T he company is in 'factory transformation' stage where will ramp up production from six to eight cores a year to around 18 ...

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  20. Midair Collision Kills 3 in 2 Small Planes Off SoCal CoastRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | News Max

    ... a Beech 35 Bonanza and the second was a Citabria, said Allen Kenitzer, a spokesman for the Federal Aviation Administration. Falstrom said his wife flew a Super Decathlon, an aerobatic plane by the same maker of the Citabria. The crash site was near ...

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