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  • In the Pipeline: Ex-manager's birthday evokes Meadowlark Airport's high-flying legacy

    In the Pipeline: Ex-manager's birthday evokes Meadowlark Airport's high-flying legacy
    After thanking everybody, he said, with a smile and in his small voice, "This is the last plane to leave Meadowlark Airport." Then his forefinger pulled the trigger on a handheld launcher, sending the small, green plastic airplane across the room....
  • People Express told to leave Newport News/Williamsburg airport terminal

    People Express told to leave Newport News/Williamsburg airport terminal
    The Peninsula Airport Commission gave People Express notice to leave the Newport News/Williamsburg International Airport terminal Monday because the company has not paid the airport approximately $100,000 in passenger facility charges. The money has...
  • Three die when plane crashes in field in Palos Hills

    Three die when plane crashes in field in Palos Hills
    Three people died when a small plane crashed near a neighborhood in Palos Hills moments after taking off from Midway Airport, authorities said. The twin-engine Beechcraft Baron was headed to Lawrence, Kan. when it crashed around 10:40 p.m. Sunday in a...
  • FAA to implement complaint system for helicopter noise

    Complaints about noise from helicopters flying above Los Angeles County could soon be registered online or made by phone following an announcement made this past weekend by the Federal Aviation Administration. FAA officials said they plan to spending...
  • FAA Expected to Permit Use of Drones on Film Sets

    The Federal Aviation Administration is expected to announce on Thursday that it will allow the restricted use of unmanned aircraft, or drones, on movie and TV locations. The agency has scheduled a press call later on Thursday with Secretary of...
  • Filmmakers Get Permission to Use Drones in the U.S.

    The Federal Aviation Administration announced on Thursday that it will allow the restricted use of unmanned aircraft, or drones, on movie and TV locations. The agency's approval had been expected. It grants a waiver to six aerial photo and video...
  • 818 Roundup: Man sitting on bench hit by truck; FAA implements helicopter noise complaint system

    818 Roundup: Man sitting on bench hit by truck; FAA implements helicopter noise complaint system
    Good morning, locals! Today is Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014. Temperatures for today are expected to reach a high of 88 degrees and a low of 68. Here are some of the latest headlines from the area: - A 25-year-old Eagle Rock woman was killed Saturday...
  • Demand surges for drones on film and TV sets

    Demand for drones on film and TV sets is soaring. Southern California companies that supply unmanned aircraft systems for filming say they have received a surge in orders from clients since the Federal Aviation Administration cleared the way for their...
  • Voters kill airport, parks tax proposals, OK Malibu land measure

    Voters kill airport, parks tax proposals, OK Malibu land measure
    A measure to keep Santa Monica airport open and a tax to raise money for Los Angeles County parks were defeated in this week's election, but a proposition to control development in Malibu passed by a wide margin, according to results confirmed Wednesday....
  • Voters speak loudly on O'Hare noise

    Voters speak loudly on O'Hare noise
    Chicago and suburban voters sent a clear message to federal aviation officials and Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Tuesday that a combination of strict controls and remedies including more residential soundproofing is needed to address increasing noise over many...
  • Airline Seat Rebuttal

          My column Tuesday focused on a proposal by the National Association of Airline Passengers to have the FAA set minimum standards for the width of passengers seats and the amount of legroom, expressed in terms of “seat pitch.”    I...