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Federal Aviation Administration

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  • New flight paths angering residents in Phoenix, other cities

    Steve Dreiseszun says he cannot sit in his backyard or read a story to his son without a sense of dread. For the past several months, he and other residents in a Phoenix neighborhood of historic homes have been jolted — sometimes out of their sleep...
  • FAA investigating near miss on O'Hare runway last week

    FAA investigating near miss on O'Hare runway last week
    The pilot of an American Eagle airliner taking off from O'Hare International Airport last week took evasive action to avoid hitting another plane that strayed onto the runway, the Federal Aviation Administration and a source said Sunday. The incident...
  • Drones are the new buzz in ag business

    Expect to see drones flying over vineyards, orchards and fields soon. A Hayden, Idaho, company — the first in the nation with federal permission to use unmanned aircraft for commercial agriculture — is lining up farming clients in the Yakima...
  • Another winter storm hits East Coast; more cold temps coming

    The latest in a seemingly unending parade of snowstorms moved over the East Coast on Saturday, dropping a wintry mix as far south as northern Georgia and potentially causing more headaches for snow-weary New England. The National Weather Service said...
  • Frank DiBello: Pushing for a Florida spaceport for private liftoffs

    Frank DiBello: Pushing for a Florida spaceport for private liftoffs
    Frank DiBello is president of Space Florida, the state-chartered agency now seeking development of a spaceport in Florida. He also is chairman of the international Commercial Spaceflight Federation. DiBello, 72, recently spoke with Sentinel staff reporter...
  • 4 dead in plane crash in south Miami-Dade

    4 dead in plane crash in south Miami-Dade
    A twin-engine propeller plane crashed in a rural part of Miami-Dade County shortly after takeoff Wednesday killed all four people aboard. Federal Aviation Administration spokeswoman Kathleen Bergen identified the plane as a Beechcraft 1900 that had been...
  • Alpena County Regional Airport in Michigan ready to participate in drone research effort

    Officials say unmanned aircraft could soon begin flying at a Michigan airport as part of a drone research effort. The Alpena News reports (http://bit.ly/1E3LY2W ) the Federal Aviation Administration agreed to allow the flights at Alpena County Regional...
  • After years of debate, feds clear the way for extending the runway at Hilton Head Airport

    The way is finally clear for extending the runway by 700 feet at the Hilton Head Island Airport. Local media outlets report an environmental study calling for the runway to be extended to a length of 5,000 has been approved by the Federal Aviation...
  • 2 people killed in small plane crash in Weld County; crash sparked small grass fire

    Authorities say two people were killed in a small plane crash in Weld County. Stephanie Cooke, a spokeswoman for the Platte Valley Fire Protection District, says the plane crashed into a field near Kersey at about 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, sparking a small...
  • FAA approves request to expand airspace for drone research in North Dakota

    The Federal Aviation Administration said Wednesday that it approved a request to expand North Dakota's airspace for the testing of unmanned aircraft, or drones. The move paves the way for increased drone research at Grand Forks Air Force Base, which...
  • 4 dead in plane crash in rural part of Miami-Dade County; pilot reported engine trouble

    Authorities say four people are dead after a twin-engine propeller plane crashed in a rural part of Miami-Dade County shortly after taking off from a local airport. Miami-Dade Fire Rescue spokesman Lt. Arnold Piedrahita said the pilot reported engine...