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House member seeks to stop turkey drop at Arkansas festival

House member seeks to stop turkey drop at Arkansas festival

Titus, who is on an aviation-related subcommittee, proposed an amendment to a Federal Aviation Administration rules package but it was not sent to the House floor. She intends to raise… Read more »

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Schumer: FAA oversight has taken a nosedive

Schumer: FAA oversight has taken a nosedive

NEW YORK, N.Y. (WROC-TV) – Senator Chuck Schumer is calling on the Federal Aviation Administration to make safety a priority. This follows a recent fatal engine failure on a Southwest… Read more »

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Federal funding approved for rural broadband deployment and transportation infrastructure

Federal funding approved for rural broadband deployment and transportation infrastructure

The legislation includes funding for the Federal Aviation Administration’s Essential Air Service program, which helps rural communities maintain commercial air service. “In Minnesota, flights to and from Bemidji, Brainerd, Chisholm/Hibbing,… Read more »

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Mich. House Bill Would Punish Crimes Committed by Aerial Drones

Mich. House Bill Would Punish Crimes Committed by Aerial Drones

They also warned of terrorists using drones to survey possible targets. The Federal Aviation Administration does not regulate recreational drones, leading some states to legislate their own clampdowns. Michigan established… Read more »

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More drones roam Minnesota sky, raising questions about their use. Here are some answers.

More drones roam Minnesota sky, raising questions about their use. Here are some answers.

Wherever you fly your drone, follow these Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) rules: Don’t fly higher than 400 feet. Don’t fly over people. Don’t fly within five miles of airports. Don’t… Read more »

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Grand Canyon helicopter crash victim dies, 3 still critical

Grand Canyon helicopter crash victim dies, 3 still critical

LAS VEGAS — A British tourist who was pulled from the wreckage of a fiery helicopter crash in the Grand Canyon died from his injuries Thursday, according to Nevada authorities…. Read more »

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Ready for “Whatever”

Ready for “Whatever”

Bolster, 70, a Blue Earth native, also worked as a secretary with the Federal Aviation Administration in Farmington, at IBM in Rochester, and as a cashier at the Hubbell House…. Read more »

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Our View: Sky’s the limit for RCTC pilot training plans

Our View: Sky’s the limit for RCTC pilot training plans

A lot of work remains to be done before the RCTC program is cleared for takeoff — among other details, administrators needs authorization from the Federal Aviation Administration, and both… Read more »

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What’s that noise? Fighter jets rattle downtown Minneapolis

What’s that noise? Fighter jets rattle downtown Minneapolis

“Today was just about showcasing a firsthand look at that air defense mission,” said Maj. Andrew Scott, spokesman for 601st Air Operations Center. He declined to say how many fighter… Read more »

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Get your wings at RCTC?

Get your wings at RCTC?

That includes contracting with a pilot school to provide instruction as well as getting the Federal Aviation Administration to authorize it. The U.S. Department of Education and Minnesota State Colleges… Read more »

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