FAA

Chrissy Teigen Shares Sweet Photo Of Daughter Luna And Son Miles On Plane: ‘Not Approved Seating By The FAA’

Following a much-needed vacation, Chrissy Teigen and co. are back home in sunny California.<p>Over the past few weeks, the mother of two has been …

Remote Controls

Plane grounded after striking birds at St. Louis Lambert International Airport

<b>ST. LOUIS</b> <b>COUNTY</b> • A flight from St. Louis to Atlanta was grounded after it struck a flock of birds on takeoff Saturday morning.<p>Delta flight 1080 took …

Aviation

Small Plane Crashes At Addison Airport; Unknown Injuries

<b>ADDISON, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) –</b> A small plane crashed has crashed at Addison airport, a city spokesperson says. There were three people on board, but …

Plane Crash

Authorities respond to Westminster plane crash

Emergency responders are on the scene of an ultralight aircraft crash near Baugher Road in Westminster.<p>The incident is under investigation by the …

USDOT

The Weekly of Business Aviation, August 20, 2018

Volume 103, Issue 34Publication Info Cover Date: Mon, 2018-08-20 Volume: 103 Number: 34

Aviation

Helicopter Nearly Collides With Drone Off Hollywood

<b>Follow CBSMIAMI.COM:</b> <b>Facebook | Twitter</b><p>MIAMI (CBSMiami) — The Federal Aviation Administration has launched an investigation of a near collision off …

Drones

Spaceport Colorado lands license to launch tourists, scientists skyward from Front Range Airport

Nearly seven years after Gov. John Hickenlooper first enunciated the need for a facility in Colorado where next-generation space vehicles can …

Space Travel

Northern Plains Unmanned Aircraft Systems Gains FAA OK To Fly Beyond Line Of Sight

The FAA has authorized the Northern Plains Unmanned Aircraft Systems test site to fly large drones beyond visual line of sight (BVLOS) of the …

Unmanned Aircraft

Exos Aerospace Reschedules First Suborbital Launch

GENOA, Nev. — Exos Aerospace, a Texas company developing a reusable suborbital rocket, now plans to carry out a first flight of its vehicle in late …

Space Travel

Man injured after helicopter's rough landing at Riverside Municipal Airport

One man was hospitalized Friday morning after a helicopter’s “hard landing” in Riverside Municipal Airport, officials said.<p>Just before 11 a.m., the helicopter attempted to land when the tail rotor, the rear end of the helicopter, broke off completely, said Dave McClellan, a spokesman for the …

Los Angeles

The pill that must be swallowed, if the state wants Atlanta's airport

<b>One of the most volatile</b> and consequential conversations imaginable in Georgia politics is about to begin in the state Capitol.<p>On Wednesday, Burt …

City Halls

As skydiving business grows, neighbors concerned about unusual objects falling from Oceanside sky

More objects than ever are falling from the sky around Oceanside’s small municipal airport, along state Route 76 near Camp Pendleton.<p>Most of those …

Skydiving

Mexico’s President-Elect Says the People Should Decide on New Airport

Andrés Manuel López Obrador calls for survey or referendum to determine whether construction of Mexico City airport should continue<p>MEXICO CITY—Mexican President-elect Andrés Manuel López Obrador said Friday he would let voters decide whether to continue construction of Mexico City’s new airport, …

Mexico City

Mike Lee Set To Take On The FAA (And Major Airlines) In Senate Showdown

Senator Mike Lee is one of the very best when it comes to championing conservative causes, and he is currently leading the charge on what should …

Conservative View

Federal Judge Finds J.B. Hunt Compensation System Too Varied To Sustain Class Certification

J.B. Hunt Transport Inc., one of the largest transportation logistics companies in North America, recently prevailed on a motion to decertify a class …

Law

Airborne 08.17.18: Best SportPlanes, FAA Killing HIWAS?, New Blue Angel Planes

In light of the increasing use of questionable marketing and some deceptive tactics by companies like Icon Aircraft and Cirrus, ANN has attempted to …

U.S. Dept. of Defense

Authorities search for person who flew drone over wildfire

TRAIL, Ore. (AP) — Authorities are searching for the person who flew a drone over a helicopter that was dropping water on a wildfire in Oregon.<p>There …

USDOT

JBER plans $150 million runway extension to reduce air traffic congestion

The Air Force said Friday it plans to build a $150 million runway extension at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson that officials say will reshape air …

Military

Kansas Leads The Nation With UAS Flight

Completes State's First BVLOS Flight Under FAA IPP Program The first beyond the line of sight Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) flight in Kansas was …

Unmanned Aircraft

Senate gets to work in August — but many don’t show up

The Senate is working through the August recess. Sort of.<p>Senators didn’t arrive in Washington for this week’s work until late in the day Wednesday …

Mitch McConnell

Laser Beam Attacks Bedevil U.S. Military Pilots in Mideast

WASHINGTON—Hostile forces in the Middle East are targeting American pilots with laser pointers at a growing rate, imperiling aircrews and reflecting a problem more widespread and longstanding than the Pentagon has previously acknowledged.<p>American pilots operating in Syria, Iraq and Afghanistan, the …

Military

'Baby Trump' balloons arrive in NJ ahead of president's visit

BEDMINSTER - As the president plans a return to his Central Jersey golf club this weekend, an activist group is nearing completion of its herd of 'Baby Trump' balloons.<p>The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has issued a Temporary Flight Restriction (TFR) for Friday to Sunday, signaling the …

Donald Trump

Helicopter accident severely injures Little Rock pilot assisting police

A police helicopter accident severely injured a retired Little Rock police officer Thursday morning, though officials believe his injuries are not …

USDOT

He's coming back. Trump returns to Jersey Friday.

President Donald Trump is spending another weekend in Bedminster.WASHINGTON -- President Donald Trump again will spend the weekend at his Bedminster …

Donald Trump

Accused Teen Killer's Mom Tips Cops Off After Grisly Find | Patch

Heart patient's celeb dream | Shop's sweet gift to kids | Cops save suicidal man | Scary moment at O'Hare | 'World failed' murdered girl, …

Crime

Electric-powered planes are taking off amid rising fuel costs

Aviation pioneers are developing a new way to soar through skies using electric-powered planes to battle rising jet fuel prices.<p>“Having a smaller plane that's more environmentally friendly - that has to be a good thing right?” Mathew Hare said while visiting downtown Chicago from Cambridge, England.<p>…

Jetfuel

Majority of manufacturers say tariffs have boosted their costs and will mean higher prices

A majority of manufacturers in the New York area claim that the Trump administration's tariffs have boosted input costs and selling prices for local …

U.S. Politics

Harrowing Near-Collision on Missouri Runway Being Investigated

A regional airliner carrying 53 people narrowly missed a high-speed collision with a van carrying workers to a barbecue at an airport near Branson, …

American Airlines

AP News : Panel formed to seek solutions to helicopter noise

Panel formed to seek solutions to helicopter noise<p>Published: Aug 16, 2018<p>HILO, Hawaii (AP) - A new roundtable panel will look for solutions to commercial helicopter noise that has drawn the ire of Big Island residents.<p>Officials announced the committee Tuesday during a meeting with residents hosted …

USDOT

Accomack airport to get $4 million rehabilitation; newly-paved runway and new lighting

CLOSE<p>Gov Ralph Northam spoke at a groundbreaking ceremony for Eastville Community Health Center in Northampton County, Virginia on Wednesday, Aug. …

Community Health