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Drones could get another lift from Colorado lawmakers

Drones could get another lift from Colorado lawmakers

In early November, the Federal Aviation Administration, in partnership with the Department of Transportation, established a pilot program that asks state, local and tribal governments to test and evaluate the… Read more »

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The Latest: Investigators hope to speak to 4 crash survivors

The Latest: Investigators hope to speak to 4 crash survivors

The Federal Aviation Administration granted the Hualapai Tribe an exemption from those regulations 18 years ago after finding they would harm the tribe’s economy. Pilots there can fly between the… Read more »

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Fatal Grand Canyon helicopter crash involved post-crash fire

Fatal Grand Canyon helicopter crash involved post-crash fire

The helicopter model is not required by the Federal Aviation Administration to have a crash-resistant fuel system onboard. As 9Wants to Know has outlined since a 2015 Flight for Life… Read more »

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Colorado construction sites abuzz with drones, as industry embraces unmanned aircraft

Colorado construction sites abuzz with drones, as industry embraces unmanned aircraft

PCL, which has its U.S. headquarters in Denver, has 14 pilots and 13 drones licensed with the Federal Aviation Administration, Lierheimer said. It launched its unmanned aircraft program around four… Read more »

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$100 million settlement for man critically injured in fiery Frisco helicopter crash

$100 million settlement for man critically injured in fiery Frisco helicopter crash

While the Federal Aviation Administration ordered all newly certified helicopters to have crash-resistant fuel systems in 1994, it’s rule didn’t apply to all newly built helicopters. The loophole – one… Read more »

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One injured from aircraft crash at Northern Colorado Regional Airport

One injured from aircraft crash at Northern Colorado Regional Airport

The airport said the helicopter operator was transported with minor injuries. Neither operator were based at the Northern Colorado Regional Airport. The runway was closed temporarily after the crash, but… Read more »

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Plane, helicopter crash at Northern Colorado airport leaves 1 injured

Plane, helicopter crash at Northern Colorado airport leaves 1 injured

Loveland police officers secured the area to allow the Federal Aviation Administration and the National Transportation Safety Board to investigate the incident, and the airport’s runways were closed during that… Read more »

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Plane, helicopter collide at Northern Colorado Regional Airport; pilot incurs minor injuries

Plane, helicopter collide at Northern Colorado Regional Airport; pilot incurs minor injuries

The Federal Aviation Administration and National Transportation Safety Board have been contacted will pursue an investigation into the crash. Licon said it could take several days to determine the cause… Read more »

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Helicopter, Small Plane Collide At Airport In Northern Colorado

Helicopter, Small Plane Collide At Airport In Northern Colorado

Personnel from the Federal Aviation Administration and National Transportation Safety Board are investigating. Allen Kenitzer of the FAA said preliminary information at this time reveals the accident happened “when a… Read more »

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Colorado Springs defense contractor Vectrus Inc. makes first acquisition

Colorado Springs defense contractor Vectrus Inc. makes first acquisition

Colorado Springs-based defense contractor Vectrus Inc. made its first acquisition Tuesday since it became a separate company in 2014. Vectrus paid $36 million to buy Sentel Corp., an Alexandria, Va.-based… Read more »

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