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Jordan Warns ISIL If Pilot Is Killed There Will Be Mass Bloodshed

January 31, 2015 -  Jordan has warned that it would execute several jailed Islamist rebel group members of ISIL including Sajida al-Rishawi if the Jordanian F-16 pilot, Muath Kaseasbeh is killed by his captors back on Read More

 

Miller Man Indicted for Shooting at An Airplane

January 31, 2015 - Tammy Dickinson, United States Attorney for the Western District of Missouri, announced today that a Miller, Mo., man, David Leroy Dickenson has been indicted by a federal grand jury for shooting at an airplane Dickenson, 38,  Read More

 

FAA Revoked A&P Mechanic And Pilot Certificates On Fraudulent Aircraft Repairs

January 30, 2015 - On January 22, 2015, Clive Felix Ure of Leesburg, Florida, was sentenced in U.S. District Court, Ocala, Florida, to 12 months incarceration and two years supervised release for falsifying airworthiness  Read More

 

Cessna Celebrates Roll Out Of First Production Citation Latitude

January 30, 2015 - Cessna Aircraft on Thursday celebrated the roll out of the first production Citation Latitude at the companyís Wichita, Kansas manufacturing facility, just three years since being announced to the market. The assembly of the Latitude features a Read More

             
     

Flight Cancellations Due To Winter Storm Juno Cost U.S. Economy $230 Million

January 29, 2015 - Cancelled flights from the January 2015 nor'easter winter storm, Juno that struck the upper East Coast this week cost the U.S. economy $230 million in passengersí lost activity, economists at the U.S. Travel Read More

 

U.S. Air Force Picks The Boeing 747-8 Platform For Next Air Force One

January 29, 2015 - Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James, in coordination with the Undersecretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics Frank Kendall, has determined the Boeing 747-8 will serve as  Read More

 

Quadcopter Drone Lands On White House Lawn

January 26, 2015 - Officials report that a small, commercial quadcopter drone landed on the White House lawn at the southeast grounds forcing the Secret Service to shut down the White House complex early this morning. A Secret Service officer posted at the south Read More

 

Homeowner Files Suit Against FAA, Wants Owners Of Private Planes Carry Insurance

January 26, 2015 - A Florida women injured from a plane that crash into and destroyed her home and killed all three people onboard the aircraft has filed a lawsuit against the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). Susan Crockett was at her Read More

             
     

Lawsuit Alleges American Airlines Forces Its Mechanics To Commit Maintenance Fraud

January 25, 2015 - On Thursday, the Transport Workers Union, Local 591 filed a lawsuit against American Airlines on behalf of American Airlines mechanics in Dallas and Chicago in U.S. District Court in Chicago. The lawsuit  Read More

 

FAA Issues Safety Alert To Airlines, E-Cigs In Checked Bags Pose Fire Risk

January 25, 2015 - As the popularity of e-cigarettes increases, the FAA wants airlines to ensure passengers donít put their e-cigarettes in checked baggage, when they can pose a fire hazard in the cargo compartment. The FAA Read More

 

NTSB Calls For Better Ways To Locate Downed Aircraft And Cockpit Video Recording

January 25, 2015 - The National Transportation Safety Board on Thursday issued a series of safety recommendations to the Federal Aviation Administration calling for improvements in locating downed aircraft and ways to  Read More

 

Massive Fire After Plane On Training Flight Crashes Into Lakeland Warehouse

January 22, 2015 - This morning a Piper PA-23 Apache, N465JA departed Lakeland Linder Regional Airport, Lakeland, Florida for a training flight with two onboard. Just after 9 AM the twin engine aircraft crashed into a  Read More

             
     

Man Who Flew Drone Into Maximum Security Prison Gets 15 Years

January 22, 2015 - 28-year-old Brenton Lee Doyle was sentenced on Tuesday to 15 years behind bars for his attempt to smuggle contraband using a drone into a maximum security prison in Bishopville, South Carolina. Back on April  Read More

 

Bodies Of Larry Glazer And Wife Killed In Mystery Plane Crash Recovered

January 21, 2015 - Larry Glazer and his wife, Jane Glazer remains have been located and recovered after a fatal plane crash back in September 2014, when their aircraft crashed into the waters off the coast of Port Antonio, Jamaica. On Read More

 

News Media Announce Partnership To Test Small News Drones At FAA Test Site

January 16, 2015 - A coalition of 10 news media companies have announce that they have partnered with Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech) for the testing of small unmanned aircraft systems (UAS)  Read More

 

Plans For Second Commercial Airport In Metro Atlanta Moving Forward

January 16, 2015 - The recent actions by newly and re-elected members of the Paulding County Commission, which attempt to reverse the progress Paulding County Airport Authority and Propeller Airports have made to bring limited commercial air  Read More

             
     

Southwest Assessed Largest Civil Penalty For Violating Tarmac Delay Rule

January 16, 2015 - The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) announced that Southwest Airlines violated federal rules involving lengthy tarmac delays last January. DOT fined Southwest $1.6 million and ordered the airline to Read More

 

Airbus Releases New Aircraft List Prices For 2015

January 14, 2015 - Airbus has increased the average list prices of its aircraft by 3.27 per cent across the product line. The new pricing is effective from January 1st 2015. The 3.27 per cent price increase has been calculated according to Airbusí standard escalation Read More

 

FAA Seeks Law Enforcements Help With Operators Flying UAS In An Unsafe Manner

January 8, 2015 - The proliferation of small, relatively inexpensive unmanned aircraft (UAS) presents the Federal Aviation Administration with a challenge in identifying people who don't follow the rules of the air or who endanger Read More

 

The Time Machine Leading Actor Dies At 84

January 8, 2015 - Australian actor Rodney Sturt "Rod" Taylor died on Wednesday to a heart attack. Taylor was best know for his starring role in "The Time Machine" an H. G. Wells fictional novel that was published in 1885 and in 1960 turned into science fiction film. The film Read More

             
     

GAO Upholding NASA's Commercial Crew Transportation Capability Contract Award

January 7, 2015 - Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) has been advised that the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) has denied the companyís protest challenging the outcome of NASAís  Commercial Crew Read More

 

FAA Final Rule Requires Safety Management System For Airlines

January 7, 2015 - To reach the next level of safety, the U.S. Department of Transportationís Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) today issued a final rule that requires most U.S. commercial airlines to have Safety Management Systems Read More

 

FAA Mistakenly Released A Draft Internal Report During NTSB Investigation

January 6, 2015 - The NTSB has found that the Federal Aviation Administration mistakenly released investigative information, an error that violated NTSB regulations and party process in their investigation of a March 13, 2014 Read More

 

Piper Seneca Crashes Killing All Onboard Except 7 Year Old Daughter

January 4, 2015 - A family heading back home to Illinois from a Christmas holiday in Key West encountered engine problems in their Piper Seneca II aircraft that resulted in the crash and death of all onboard except their 7 year Read More

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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