Federal Aviation Administration

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Pilot Escapes Injury When Ultralight Plane Crashes Into South Jersey Bay

Authorities say the pilot was attempting to take-off when his Seawing amphibian aircraft went down around 3:40 p.m. Saturday in a bay near Beach Haven.

05/10/2015

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Legality Of Drones Still Up In The Air

Drones. Legal or Illegal? It depends.

11/06/2014

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Philly International Airport Warns Travelers To Or Through Chicago To Check With Airline

The Federal Aviation Administration says it’s replacing the entire central computer network at a Chicago-area control center where an act of sabotage brought the city’s two international airports to a halt.

09/29/2014

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One More Day of US Flight Cancellations To and From Tel Aviv

The FAA has extended its ban on US flights to Tel Aviv until at least 4:15pm (ET) Thursday.

07/23/2014

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All Victims ID’d In Deadly Massachusetts To NJ Plane Crash

The last communication Longport, New Jersey Town Commissioner James Leeds heard from his wife was a text message sent just minutes before she was killed. The text read, “We’re at the airport, getting ready to go.”

06/01/2014

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Philadelphia Inquirer Co-Owner Among 7 Dead In Plane Crash

Philadelphia Inquirer co-owner Lewis Katz is among the seven people killed in a fiery plane crash in Massachusetts, the newspaper’s editor said Sunday.

06/01/2014

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7 Aboard Atlantic City-bound Plane Killed In Crash

All seven people aboard a private plane that crashed in a Massachusetts air field and erupted into a fireball were killed, authorities said Sunday.

06/01/2014

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Son Gets Probation After Testifying Against Father in Pa. Aircraft Repair Fraud

Joel Stout admitted that he conspired with his father in a scheme that charged owners of small, private airplanes in Lancaster County, Pa., for inspections and repairs that were not done by FAA-certified personnel.

05/14/2014

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Drone Laws Still Up In The Air

While the FAA may have the authority to create regulations specific to unmanned aerial vehicles (aka, drones) it hasn’t done so yet, leaving many questions up in the air.

04/23/2014

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Heavy Rains Cause Delays At PHL

Heavy rains and gusting winds have caused delays at Philadelphia International Airport.

12/29/2013

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Nasty Weather Causes Minor Delays At Philadelphia International Airport

According to the FAA, due to low clouds and fog, some arrivals were seeing delays averaging about 30-minutes.

12/23/2013

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Flight Carrying US Sen. Leahy To Vermont Diverted To Philadelphia

A commercial flight carrying U.S. Sen. Patrick Leahy and 79 others to Vermont diverted to Philadelphia on Friday because of mechanical problems, authorities said. No injuries were reported.

08/02/2013

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Spending ‘Sequester’ Not Expected To Have Immediate Impact On Philly Air Travelers

If you have air travel scheduled after Friday, and you’ve been wondering whether automatic federal budget cuts will affect your plans, the answer appears to be no.

02/27/2013

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Cell Phones On Airplanes

A traveler in Denver was kicked off a Southwest flight last month when he refused to turn off his cell phone. Is it really illegal to use a cell phone on a flight? The answer is yes.

02/22/2013

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Delco Official Critical of Philadelphia’s Revised Airport Expansion Plan

Pennsylvania state representative Nick Miccarelli of Delaware County doesn’t care for the new plan, since smaller freight carriers like Fedex would end up closer to the affected neighborhood.

12/18/2012

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