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Federal Aviation Administration

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  • Automakers stay cozy in U.S. capital

    Nothing seemed to underscore the revolving door between federal regulators and the companies they regulate as vividly as the two milestones marked on Jan. 17 at the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. One was NHTSA's announcement that it was...
  • Obama's uncertain trumpet

    WASHINGTON -- In President Obama's running argument with the Republicans in Congress over who's responsible for the legislative stalemate on Capitol Hill, he suffers self-inflicted wounds by continuing to run up the same white flag that undermined his own...
  • Obama showing his vindictive streak

    Shutting down the government in an effort to use a budget fight to get rid of Obamacare is not the strategy I would have recommended for the GOP. And while Republicans can be blamed for starting the shutdown, it's increasingly apparent that President...
  • Getting Around: Storms sock on-time numbers at O'Hare

    Getting Around: Storms sock on-time numbers at O'Hare
    This year's weather has been among the worst in a decade for air travel in the United States, aviation authorities say, with the most volatile period possibly still ahead as the summer thunderstorm season is underway. In June, 15 percent of flights by...
  • McManus: 'Sequester' causing pain -- to Congress

    McManus: 'Sequester' causing pain -- to Congress
    Think the automatic budget cuts Congress ordered at the beginning of March — the so-called sequester — haven't caused any pain yet? Think again. Judging from the squeals we're hearing from members of Congress whose districts are threatened...
  • O'Hare runway construction: Flying into a danger zone

    O'Hare runway construction: Flying into a danger zone
    The almost-completed first phase of O'Hare International Airport's expansion had close calls that could have resulted in fatal airplane crashes, according to a Tribune investigation of incidents filed with the Federal Aviation Administration. As the...
  • Indianapolis airport passes FAA safety inspection

    Indianapolis airport passes FAA safety inspection
    For twelfth-straight year, the Indianapolis International Airport has passed its three-day annual Part 139 Airport Certification inspection by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) with no discrepancies. The inspection is a comprehensive review...
  • Navy jet has 'catastrophic mechanical malfunction,' hits apartments in Virginia

    Navy jet has 'catastrophic mechanical malfunction,' hits apartments in Virginia
    A Navy fighter jet experienced a "catastrophic mechanical malfunction" during takeoff Friday over the military community of Virginia Beach, Virginia, and rained a stench of jet fuel shortly before crashing into apartment buildings, according to...
  • Six suffer minor injuries following helicopter crash in Noblesville

    Six suffer minor injuries following helicopter crash in Noblesville
    A helicopter crashed near a Noblesville golf course, injuring six people Thursday evening. It happened around 6 p.m. in the 11000 block of Hanbury Manor Boulevard near the Sagamore Golf Course. "It was coming down very steep and you could see it wasn'...
  • FAA, NTSB investigate fiery helicopter crash in Noblesville

    FAA, NTSB investigate fiery helicopter crash in Noblesville
    The Federal Aviation Administration and the National Transportation Safety Board are investigating the cause of a fiery helicopter crash in Noblesville Thursday evening. The helicopter crashed in the 11000 block of Hanbury Manor Boulevard near the...
  • Greenwood to increase length of airport runway, boost jet traffic

    Greenwood to increase length of airport runway, boost jet traffic
    An extra 200 feet is making a big difference at Greenwood's air strip. "We are going to see the Greenwood Airport really take off in a new direction and it is exciting," said Greenwood Mayor Mark Myers. After seeing a boost in private jet traffic during...