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Federal Aviation Administration

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  • Letter: Take the time to report copter noise

    A new website has been established by the Federal Aviation Administration for our convenience in reporting helicopter noise of any type. Now residents of Glendale and the surrounding areas can easily document the impact of helicopters on their...
  • Gary/Chicago International Airport runway expansion still on track

    Gary/Chicago International Airport runway expansion still on track
    The Gary/Chicago International Airport is putting some of the finishing touches on its runway expansion project as it remains on schedule for a June 25 opening. The $174.1 million runway project sought to add 1,900 feet to the existing 7,000-foot...
  • Homes in flight path inundated with airplanes

    Homes in flight path inundated with airplanes
    Hundreds more airplanes are thundering over neighbors of the new south runway, and it could be just a hint of the uproar to come. Maintenance shutdowns of the north runway at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport this month are funneling all...
  • Hamptons town limits aircraft noise amid growing complaints

    After receiving tens of thousands of complaints about noise from planes and helicopters shuttling the rich and famous into the Hamptons, an eastern Long Island town has passed new laws aimed at curtailing the cacophony. "This is about addressing noise...
  • Homeland chief: Gyrocopter came in 'under the radar'

    The Florida postal carrier charged Thursday with two federal crimes for steering his small gyrocopter through protected Washington airspace "literally flew under the radar" to the lawn of the Capitol, Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson said as key...
  • Q&A: Who is this flying mailman with a message for Congress?

    Many questions surround the political stunt of a postal worker charged Thursday with violating national airspace and operating an unregistered aircraft by landing his gyrocopter on Capitol Hill. Q: Who is he? A: Doug Hughes, 61, delivers the U.S. mail...
  • Dispatcher puzzled by 911 call from trapped baggage worker

    A 911 dispatcher seemed understandably confused by the call from a baggage handler who fell asleep inside the cargo hold of an Alaska Airlines jet bound for Los Angeles and said he needed someone to stop the plane. "I'm inside a plane, and I feel like...
  • Homeland Security chief: Capitol gyrocopter 'literally flew under the radar'

    Homeland Security chief: Capitol gyrocopter 'literally flew under the radar'
    The Florida postal carrier charged Thursday with two federal crimes for steering his small gyrocopter through protected Washington airspace "literally flew under the radar" to the lawn of the Capitol, Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson said as key...
  • Clouds delaying some flights into Philadelphia by 41 minutes

    Low clouds and foggy conditions are delaying some flights into Philadelphia International Airport. The Federal Aviation Administration says inbound flights that haven't taken off yet Friday are being held up by an average of 41 minutes. Inbound...
  • Mailman who landed gyrocopter at Capitol sent back to Florida, barred from D.C.

    Mailman who landed gyrocopter at Capitol sent back to Florida, barred from D.C.
    The Florida mail carrier accused of landing a gyrocopter outside the U.S. Capitol was charged in federal court Thursday and has been barred from returning to the District of Columbia or flying any aircraft, officials said. Douglas Hughes, 61, was...
  • Congressman admits relationship with airline lobbyist

    The chairman of the House committee that handles aviation legislation acknowledged Thursday that he has a "private and personal relationship" with an airline industry lobbyist. Rep. Bill Shuster, R-Pa., chairman of the House Transportation and...