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Private plane makes a successful emergency landing at Tyler Pounds Regional Airport; pilot …

Private plane makes a successful emergency landing at Tyler Pounds Regional Airport; pilot …

According to scanner traffic, fire crews were dispatched to the airport to assist, and the Federal Aviation Administration is also at the airport. The plane … Read more from tylerpaper.com…… Read more »

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Texas lawmakers introduce bill to make hot air balloon rides safer

Texas lawmakers introduce bill to make hot air balloon rides safer

… introduced a measure that would mandate that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) require medical certifications for commercial balloon pilots. Read more from thehill.com… U.S. State: TX

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Texas Congressmen Want Pilot Checks After 2016 Balloon Crash

Texas Congressmen Want Pilot Checks After 2016 Balloon Crash

The bill filed Monday comes after federal investigators scolded the Federal Aviation Administration for lax oversight in the wake of the deadliest hot air … Source: https://www.google.com/url?rct=j&sa=t&url=https://www.nbcdfw.com/news/local/Texas-Congressmen-Wants-Pilot-Checks-After-2016-Balloon-Crash-452509053.html&ct=ga&cd=CAIyGjIwZGU5MWQxMDY4N2Q0NTc6Y29tOmVuOlVT&usg=AFQjCNEj2wCf-ivc3bcyneJmuFjOuquJTw Airport Code: KLAX… Read more »

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New legislation targets balloon pilots after Lockhart crash

New legislation targets balloon pilots after Lockhart crash

Claiming the Federal Aviation Administration has “failed to act,” three Texas lawmakers announced Monday they’re filing bipartisan legislation to … Read more from expressnews.com… U.S. State: TX Section: Accidents

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Bipartisan bill would require medical checks for balloon pilots

Bipartisan bill would require medical checks for balloon pilots

A trio of Texas Congressmen from both sides of the aisle filed a bill Monday that would force the Federal Aviation Administration to require medical … Read more from statesman.com…… Read more »

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Lawmaker urges crackdown on hot air balloon operations after fatal crash

Lawmaker urges crackdown on hot air balloon operations after fatal crash

A House Democrat is urging the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to crack down on hot air balloon operations following a deadly crash in Texas … Read more from thehill.com… U.S…. Read more »

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Year After Texas Balloon Crash, NTSB Wants Medical Certification Exemption Tossed

Year After Texas Balloon Crash, NTSB Wants Medical Certification Exemption Tossed

The National Transportation Safety Board has called on the Federal Aviation Administration to remove its medical certification exemption for … Read more from insurancejournal.com… U.S. State: TX Section: Accidents

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First responders conduct mass casualty training at San Antonio Int’l Airport

First responders conduct mass casualty training at San Antonio Int’l Airport

SAN ANTONIO – First responders filled the San Antonio International Airport Wednesday to prepare for the unthinkable. Our crew flew above the … Read more from news4sanantonio.com… Airport Code: KSAT… Read more »

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FedEx ‘deeply saddened’ by ‘tragic accident’ at Lubbock airport facility

FedEx ‘deeply saddened’ by ‘tragic accident’ at Lubbock airport facility

A statement from the Federal Aviation Administration late Tuesday indicated the accident came during maintenance on equipment. “We will investigate … Read more from lubbockonline.com… U.S. State: TX Section: Accidents

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Liberty airport hub for growing county

Liberty airport hub for growing county

All of it required by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). “After all, there’s no aviation aisle in Walmart,” he laughed. Broz said the airport services … Read more from chron.com…… Read more »

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