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FAA investigates incident involving plane and ground sprayer

The Federal Aviation Administration is investigating a recent incident in Sully County in which a low-flying crop-spraying plane hit a sprayer on the ground. Chief Deputy Sheriff Curt Olson tells … Click to Continue »

FAA move could affect timeline for Raiders' Vegas stadium

The Federal Aviation Administration has issued a notice requesting comments on the Oakland Raiders' proposed stadium in Las Vegas, a move with a deadline that could affect the project's ambitious construction timeline     ...

FAA Grounds Air India 777 Due to Missing Seat Belt Tags!

An Air India 777 booked to capacity was delayed for more than eight hours in Chicago after a surprise safety inspection by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) discovered something sinister…missing seat belt tags! Apparently the flight was preparing to depart when surprise inspectors from the FAA showed up and demanded to examine the aircraft. Show More Summary

No sanctions for skydiving center in tandem jump deaths, FAA says

The Federal Aviation Administration says it cannot sanction a skydiving center in Central California for the 2016 deaths of two men killed in a tandem jump. The Sacramento Bee reports the FAA announced Monday that under federal regulations it will not take action against the Skydive Lodi Parachute...

FAA rejected advice that could have prevented near plane crash at SFO

The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration is implementing recommendations it rejected six years ago that could have prevented pilots from nearly landing last month on a taxiway crowded with jetliners awaiting takeoff in San Francisco....Show More Summary

FAA Administrator Michael P. Huerta to Deliver Grand Opening Keynote Address at InterDrone

3 weeks agoHobbies / Drones : Drone Blog

MELVILLE, N.Y., July 31, 2017 — BZ Media LLC today announced that Michael P. Huerta, Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration, will give the Grand Opening Keynote address at InterDrone, September 6 at 10:00 am. He will be joined at InterDrone by a high-level lineup of commercial drone thought leaders who will frame the state

A judge rules on the case of the “incredible shrinking airline seat”

3 weeks agoLifestyle / Travel : Gulliver

THE airlines are not doing it. Congress could not either. Nor could a petition with tens of thousands of signatures. The Federal Aviation Administration declined to do it, too. But now, a federal judge may finally do what the others failed to, or would not: stop seat rows on aeroplanes inching closer and closer together.

The FAA has been ordered to take another look at ever-shrinking airplane seat sizes

In this week's airlines-keep-disappointing-us news, the Federal Aviation Administration has found itself at the center of "the Case of the Incredible Shrinking Airline Seat."  SEE ALSO: Airplane Seats Are About to Get Smaller and Even...Show More Summary

Federal Aviation Administration Ordered To Review Airline Seat Sizes

The Federal Aviation Administration does not currently regulate the size of or distance between airline seats. However, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit has ordered the FAA to revisit the possibility. The...Show More Summary

CNN Receives First-Ever Part 107 Waiver for Closed Set Drone Operations

3 weeks agoHobbies / Drones : Drone Blog

CNN Aerial Imagery and Reporting (CNN AIR) is pleased to announce that CNN has become the first organization to be granted a Part 107 waiver by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to fly small unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) over people for closed-set motion picture and television filming.  CNN previously received the first-ever waiver granted by

Passenger rights group wins court victory in fight to keep airline seats from shrinking

A passenger rights group that petitioned the Federal Aviation Administration to stop airlines from further shrinking seats won a court victory Friday. Although the win by Florida-based doesn’t mean that airlines are barred from further squeezing passenger space, it opens the door...

Victims Identified In Utah Plane Crash

Officials at the Federal Aviation Administration launched an investigation into the Wednesday crash.

FAA dismisses complaint alleging Orange County rigged John Wayne Airport bidding process

The Federal Aviation Administration has dismissed a complaint against Orange County by the world’s largest operator of private-plane airport bases alleging that county supervisors rigged a February contracting process to award a lucrative John Wayne Airport lease to a low-ranked applicant. The FAA issued its ruling on Friday, July 21, saying that the county followed […]

Pilot, passenger survive West Texas crash of vintage plane

Authorities say a restored Korean War-era plane has crashed while attempting to land at a West Texas airport but both people on board survived. The Federal Aviation Administration says the … Click to Continue »

The FAA rules and regulations you need to know to keep your drone use legal

Recreational vs. Commercial Drone Regulations One of the biggest hurdles to mass adoption of drones is the numerous regulations that restrict what drone owners and operators can do. In the U.S., the Federal Aviation Administration has...Show More Summary

Drone operators will be able to obtain instant approval to fly in restricted airspaces

The Federal Aviation Administration will allow drone operators to apply for and gain instant approval to operate  in restricted airspaces as part of its development of new Air Traffic Control and registration guidelines for unmanned aerial vehicles. Show More Summary

4 upstate NY airports to share federal grant for upgrades

Four airports in upstate New York are getting a financial boost from the federal government. The Federal Aviation Administration is providing just over $820,000. It will be used for runway … Click to Continue »

DRONE INDUSTRY ANALYSIS: Market trends & growth forecasts

The Rise of the Drone Industry For years, the drone market was in a nascent phase and had yet to break into the mainstream. Then, in 2015, drone industry growth took a major step forward when the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)...Show More Summary

Air Canada plane narrowly avoids crashing into four jets during landing

An Air Canada plane with 140 people on board had a near-miss at San Francisco airport after it came close to landing where four other aircraft were waiting to take off. US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) officials are investigating after the passenger plane narrowly avoided colliding with jets on the ground. Show More Summary

How to get that drone registration refund if you signed up with the FAA

Did you pay the $5 fee to register your drone with the Federal Aviation Administration? Hobby drone pilots can now claim that drone registration refund. Hobby drone pilots, meaning those “operating exclusively in compliance with section...Show More Summary

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