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Bombardier expands seating
March 11, 2013, 01:51 pm
Bombardier, a global transportation company, recently announced it's planning to expand its seating from the 100- to 149-seat category to 160 seats in its CSeries aircraft.
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Skyships prepared for takeoff
March 11, 2013, 01:46 pm
The first of several new Skyships is expected to be released in May.
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Delta announces expansion to LAX 
March 6, 2013, 03:50 pm
Delta Airlines recently announced new service to and from LAX.
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FAA braces for sequestration, Huerta lays out plans to Congressional subcommittee
February 28, 2013, 01:43 pm
Michael Huerta, administrator for the Federal Aviation Administration, recently laid out plans to a Congressional subcommittee on how the administration will handle sequestration as it is set to go into effect March 1.
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Sheltair Daytona celebrated 25th anniversary this past weekend
February 25, 2013, 10:35 am
The Sheltair Daytona 25th anniversary was celebrated during the 55th annual Daytona 500 this past weekend.
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DuPage extends runway to cater to larger planes
February 19, 2013, 01:05 pm
In order to continue to attract business, airports have to constantly evolve and improve facilities, particularly catering to business travelers.
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Wings Over North Georgia Air Show to feature the Thunderbirds
February 13, 2013, 10:29 am
The annual Wings Over North Georgia Air Show is being held on October 12 to 13 at Rome's Richard B. Russell Regional Airport and company officials recently announced that the event will feature a performance from the United States Air Force Thunderbirds.
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Advanced tickets on sale for the Thunder in the Valley Air Show
February 12, 2013, 01:09 pm
This spring will be chalk full of air shows for the aviation enthusiast and one has just been added to the list.
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New Duncan Aviation facility opens at Portland International Airport
February 11, 2013, 03:38 pm
Duncan Aviation recently announced that it has opened a facility at Portland International Airport in Portland, Oregon.
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Upcoming events for the general aviator
February 8, 2013, 02:09 pm
Twin Commander Aircraft recently announced that its University Program will be held April 24-27 in Scottsdale, Arizona at the Scottsdale Marriott at McDowell Mountains.
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Aero Club hosting Winter Icebreaker Social
January 31, 2013, 05:15 pm
The Aero Club of New England recently announced it will be hosting its Winter Icebreaker Social at the Papa Razzi restaurant in Burlington, Massachusetts.
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CTSi aircraft first to feature ADS-B
January 31, 2013, 01:29 pm
The Federal Aviation Administration's Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast service is part of the administration's Next Generation Air Transportation System investment to make flying more efficient.
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NextGen is coming
January 29, 2013, 12:06 pm
Although the Next Generation Air Transportation System is over budget and behind schedule, pilots need to become familiar with it because its implementation is inevitable and already underway.
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Business aviation big business in 2013
January 16, 2013, 02:38 pm
Business aviation endured the recession, but should companies like GM up and buy a jet?
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ODOT examining GA airports
January 15, 2013, 01:23 pm

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2013 to see less passengers and flights, shift to GA airports
January 11, 2013, 01:36 pm
A recent report by Boyd Group International showed that airports might not have as long of lines in the new year as the number of passengers and flights are likely to decline.
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NBAA and FMA aviation events
January 9, 2013, 06:11 pm
The National Business Aviation Association recently announced their latest regional forum in partnership with the Southern California Aviation Association.
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Business travel to increase in 2013
January 7, 2013, 05:24 pm
According to a recent survey conducted by Frequent Business Traveler magazine, business travel is expected to increase in 2013.
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MacArthur sees increase in general aviation flights
December 14, 2012, 05:11 pm
General aviation flights have significantly increased at Long Island, New York's MacArthur Airport this year, even as commercial aviation shows signs of struggle, according to a Newsday report.
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NextGen technology to be implemented in Colorado
December 4, 2012, 12:55 pm
The Federal Aviation Administration is currently implementing the Next Generation Air Transportation System, the largest aviation investment in U.S. history, which will allow air traffic controllers to handle more planes.
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AOPA president commends state senate for moving forward on FAA nomination
November 29, 2012, 06:13 pm
Craig Fuller, president and CEO of the Aircraft Owners and Pilot Association, praised South Carolina Republican Senator Jim DeMint for his nomination of Michael Huerta as administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration.
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Piper and FIT form Aviation Career Alliance
November 15, 2012, 05:01 pm
Piper Aircraft and the Florida Institute of Technology recently announced that they have started the Piper Aviation Career Alliance to encourage and support opportunities for aviation graduates from the school.
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Honeywell releases 10-year business jet sales forecast
November 2, 2012, 03:49 pm
To kick off the annual National Business Aviation Association's convention, Honeywell released its 26th annual market update, showing the company's business aviation outlook for the coming years.
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2013 Southeast Aviation Expo sets a date
October 24, 2012, 03:09 pm
The date has been set for the 2013 Southeast Aviation Expo at Greenville Downtown Airport in South Carolina.
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Sequestration: Impending doom?
October 18, 2012, 04:04 pm
The government has problem to solve for the general aviation community before the year's end and sequestration fees kick in, as models of other nations and officials raise concerns on their effects.
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Aviation events: New and old
October 17, 2012, 04:12 pm
Landmark Aviation recently hosted an open house event to show off its newly remodeled facility at the Roanoke Regional Airport in Virginia.
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October is General Aviation Appreciation Month in West Virginia
October 16, 2012, 03:55 pm
West Virginia Governor Earl Ray Tomblin recently named October General Aviation Appreciation Month in the state.
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Flight Training Excellence awards issued by AOPA
October 15, 2012, 01:36 pm
With the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association Aviation Summit currently under way, thousands of aviation enthusiasts have flocked to Palm Springs, California.
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Flight Training Excellence awards issued by AOPA
October 12, 2012, 08:25 pm
With the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association Aviation Summit currently under way, thousands of aviation enthusiasts have flocked to Palm Springs, California.
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Upcoming aviation events
October 10, 2012, 03:15 pm
Piper Aircraft and the Piper Cub's recently announced that they will be celebrating their 75th anniversary with a customer fly-in from November 9 to 11 in Vero Beach, Florida.
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AOPA Aviation Summit ready for takeoff
October 3, 2012, 03:22 pm
The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association Aviation Summit is rapidly approaching as thousands of general aviation pilots and enthusiasts will be heading to Palm Springs, California, for the event on October 11 to 13.
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NextGen meeting talks future of aviation
September 26, 2012, 05:22 pm
The NextGen Institute recently held its annual meeting on September 21, bringing government officials and industry representatives together to highlight accomplishments in the development of the Next Generation Air Transportation System and discuss where it will go.
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Aviation events to cap off summer
September 24, 2012, 04:33 pm
The aviation community is closing out the flying season with upcoming events all across the map.
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Aviation events in September
September 10, 2012, 03:30 pm
September is undoubtedly a month to celebrate general aviation across the United States and two events will help in doing so.
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FAA wants feedback on regulations
September 4, 2012, 12:40 pm
The Consistency of Regulatory Interpretation Aviation Rulemaking Committee, an advisory group working in coordination with the Federal Aviation Administration, is looking for the general aviation community to give their input on the agency's consistency in the certification and approval process.
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Alaska to celebrate general aviation
August 30, 2012, 01:58 pm
Alaska will be honoring the impact of general aviation on the state with an event called Celebrating General Aviation in Alaska that will be held at the Signature Flight Support at Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport.
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Two new training devices by Precision Flight Controls
August 10, 2012, 12:35 pm
Precision Flight Controls recently released two products at the Experimental Aviation Association's AirVenture: the advanced training device known as the CRX-MAX, which is approved by the Federal Aviation Administration, and the Glass Trainer, which is pending FAA approval.
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CSP to offer flight training for pilots in wheelchairs
August 9, 2012, 12:25 pm
Chesapeake Sport Pilot in Stevensville, Maryland, recently announced it is offering flight training to pilots who require the use of hand controls rather than traditional foot controls used to fly aircraft.
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Pilot Bill of Rights awaiting president's signature
August 3, 2012, 03:53 pm
The Pilot's Bill of Rights was recently approved by the Senate and the House of Representatives in record time according to the Experimental Aviation Association. It is now waiting to be signed by President Barack Obama.
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Cessna announces ProAdvantage
July 27, 2012, 11:14 am
Cessna recently reported at the Experiment Aviation Association's AirVenture that it has extended it ProAdvantage program to its Cessna Caravan line of planes, including the most recent Cessna Grand Caravan EX.
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Headphones and catalogs available at AirVenture
July 25, 2012, 12:55 pm
The Experimental Aviation Administration's AirVenture 2012 will feature the release of many products and announcements for the general aviation community.
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Event to educate pilots on radio use
July 16, 2012, 04:35 pm
An August 1 general aviation seminar on Radio Use in the Traffic Pattern by Pilots of Light Sport Aircraft was recently granted approval to award attendees with WINGS credit.
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Pilot guide to celebrate 10th anniversary at AirVenture
July 11, 2012, 03:59 pm
The 10th anniversary of the Aircraft Electronics Association’s Pilot’s Guide to Avionics will be celebrated in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, during the Experimental Aircraft Association's AirVenture.
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FAA looks to phase out leaded gasoline in planes by 2018
June 29, 2012, 05:16 pm
The Federal Aviation Administration recently stated that it plans to find alternative fuel for most piston-engine private planes that will replace the gasoline that is the nation's largest source of toxic lead emissions by 2018.
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Louisiana airport receives $3.19 million grant for runway
June 27, 2012, 02:32 pm
The Lafayette Regional Airport in Louisiana has received a $3.19 million federal grant in order to improve its runway safety area.
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O’Hare o’kayed for cargo project
June 26, 2012, 02:06 pm
The City of Chicago’s Aviation Committee has approved the cargo facility lease agreement with Aero Chicago to develop the Northeast Cargo Center at O’Hare International Airport.
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Clear Channel to implement technology in Denver airport
June 22, 2012, 05:03 pm
Clear Channel Airports recently announced plans to implement unique digital advertising at Denver International Airport, in what will account for the largest digital footprint in any North American airport.
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Arizona airport plans $1.4 billion terminal
June 22, 2012, 02:33 pm
The Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport in Arizona recently announced plans to build a new passenger terminal that will cost $1.4 billion and could open in as little as five years.
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JFK Airport supports economy with terminal expansion
June 15, 2012, 03:53 pm
The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey and JetBlue recently announced that more than 1,000 jobs are expected to be created with an upcoming expansion of a terminal at the John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York.
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US Airways to offer more flights to Europe
May 30, 2012, 12:48 pm
US Airways has decided to offer customers more ways to get to Europe during the summer, with the announcement of daily flights to Lisbon, Portugal; Venice, Italy; Barcelona, Spain; Glasgow, Scotland; and Athens, Greece.
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Delta to close call center
May 29, 2012, 02:30 pm
A call center for Delta Airlines is scheduled to close September 1 outside the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, leaving 189 employees without a job.
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US Airways to offer more flights to Europe
May 14, 2012, 10:31 am
US Airways has decided to offer customers more ways to get to Europe during the summer, with the announcement of daily flights to Lisbon, Portugal; Venice, Italy; Barcelona, Spain; Glasgow, Scotland; and Athens, Greece.
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Record-breaking international flights expected for summer
May 9, 2012, 03:30 pm
The industry association Airlines for America reported that United States planes will have a record number of people making international flights this summer.
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Norfolk International Airport will expand with $11.7 million
May 9, 2012, 11:53 am
The Norfolk International Airport in Virginia will get an $11.7 million renovation starting later this year.
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Airlines for America wants FAA to change pilot qualification
May 2, 2012, 02:33 pm
Airlines for America, an industry trade organization, recently urged the Federal Aviation Administration to significantly alter its guidelines for pilot certification.
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FAA: Passenger growth to reach 1.89 trillion by 2032
March 14, 2012, 10:15 am
At the Annual Aviation Forecast Conference in Washington, the Federal Aviation Administration projected that U.S. airlines will grow passenger capacity at an annual rate of 3.1 percent over the next two decades, reaching 1.89 trillion by 2032.
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Planes offer luxurious experiences
March 7, 2012, 01:34 pm
Elite Aviation recently announced its new Elite Attache program, a service that puts the world at customers' fingertips, allowing travelers to experience anything they can imagine while on their trip.
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FAA works to reduce delays, fuel costs
March 2, 2012, 06:59 pm
The Federal Aviation Administration recently launched the design of improved flight paths for planes exiting and entering the airports of Atlanta, Georgia, and Charlotte, North Carolina.
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Storm system delays flights
February 28, 2012, 11:00 am
The Federal Aviation Administration recently announced air traffic delays in Chicago, Atlanta and New York are the result of snowstorms, cloud cover and tornadoes in the eastern half of the United States.
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FAA investigates canceled flight from North Dakota
February 24, 2012, 09:09 am
The Federal Aviation Administration is investigating a flight headed from Grand Forks, North Dakota, to Minneapolis, Minnesota, that was canceled when a flight attendant was removed from their position.
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Boeing sets new standard for aviation services and support
February 17, 2012, 09:34 am
Boeing recently launched the Boeing Edge, a new program that is the aviation industry's largest services and support portfolio, giving customers an advantage when working with the company.
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Small plane skids off Indianapolis runway
November 18, 2011, 02:40 pm
A double-engine plane recently experienced brake problems when it tried to take off from Indianapolis International Airport.
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Richmond observes 50-year anniversary of fatal crash
November 11, 2011, 06:30 pm
Fifty years ago a four-engine airline crashed into Byrd Field in Richmond, Virginia, killing 74 soldiers and three crew members, just a mile southeast of a runway.
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Three found dead in plane crash wreckage
November 10, 2011, 06:28 pm
A small plane recently went missing after departing from the Glendale airport on a flight to Lake Havasu City.
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Algae helps fuel flight to Chicago
November 8, 2011, 06:12 pm
A United Continental Holdings jet was recently filled with fuel partly derived from algae before it completed its flight from Bush Intercontinental Airport in Houston to Chicago's O'Hare International Airport.
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AOPA Summit to host series on pilot health and fitness
August 23, 2011, 05:13 pm
The Aircraft Owners and Pilot's Association annual summit, held in Hartford, Connecticut, from September 22-24 will feature a number of seminars for pilots, including a series on how to stay healthy and get the most out of aviation medical
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Aviator accidently enters restricted airspace during presidential visit
August 17, 2011, 10:34 am
Myrtle Rose, a 75-year-old pilot, was surprised by two F-16 fighter jets while flying roughly 30 miles away from Chicago's O'Hare Airport.
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Newly-launched website aims at reducing midair collisions
August 11, 2011, 05:14 pm
In an effort to stem the number of midair collisions in general aviation, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and Department of Defense have teamed together to create the SeeAndAvoid.org website.
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Upgrades to iPad aviation application will help pilots
July 20, 2011, 04:44 pm
A new addition to a popular aviation application on the Apple iPad is set to make the lives of pilots easier.
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Arizona general aviation facility gets direct access to Washington, D.C.
June 21, 2011, 11:21 am
Aircraft leaving from the Scottsdale Airport are now able to get on-site security clearance from the U.S. Transportation Security Administration
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Maine airport reopens with a warm welcome
June 8, 2011, 03:18 pm
The Brunswick Executive Airport is again open for business.
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Alaska flight zone getting a new service
May 26, 2011, 03:29 pm
Pilots that fly for the Department of Interior in Alaska will have a new service, software and hardware at their disposal
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Las Vegas may be tricky to maneuver next week
May 23, 2011, 08:02 am
LightSquared, a wireless broadband network, will be testing a new ultra-fast communications system in the Nevada desert next week, possibly knocking out GPS navigation systems
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Flying around the HUB
May 20, 2011, 08:35 am
Boston is known for many things, but a great destination for aviation tourism may be one asset that is overlooked
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New technology tests raise concerns for GPS users
May 17, 2011, 01:06 pm
The Federal Aviation Administration is advising pilots who plan on flying in Nevada this May to check their flight plans before takeoff.
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NOTAM released for AirVenture 2011
May 10, 2011, 11:34 am
The Federal Aviation Administration has released a Notice to Airmen concerning the 2011 Experimental Aircraft Association's AirVenture Oshkosh 2011.
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AOPA encourages pilots to speak out against forest planning rule
May 9, 2011, 11:02 am
The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association is encouraging pilots to speak out against the national forest planning rule, which could inhibit their ability to fly in the backcountry.
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AOPA urges FAA and NWS to reach agreement on Alaska weather stations
March 28, 2011, 09:15 pm
The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association is urging the Federal Aviation Administration to reach an agreement with the National Weather Service that would allow certain Alaskan weather stations to remain open.
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Proposed changes to Salt Lake City airspace may impact GA
March 24, 2011, 09:08 pm
The proposed changes to Class B airspace above Salt Lake City, Utah may negatively affect general aviation pilots flying through the area, according to the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association.
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Proposed improvements to Texas GA airport approved
March 15, 2011, 01:24 pm
Higgins-Lipscomb airport's request for $293,450 for airport repairs has been approved by the Texas Transportation Committee, according to the Amarillo Globe-News.
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AOPA enourages members to fight Washington aircraft tax proposal
February 21, 2011, 05:29 pm
The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association is encouraging its members to fight against a bill proposed in Washington State's House of Representatives that would apply an excise tax on aircraft ownership, the group announced.
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Some GA planes may soon be subject to public flight tracking
February 17, 2011, 05:35 pm
Though many pilots of both private and business general aviation fleets were previously able to apply for registration barring their flight plans from public access, they may no longer be able to do so, according to the National Business Aviation Association.
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FAA establishes low altitude routes over Nebraska and South Dakota
February 3, 2011, 04:53 pm
The Federal Aviation Administration has mandated five new area navigation routes in low-altitude airspace above Nebraska and South Dakota, effective May 5, the group announced.
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Temporary flight restriction placed over Dallas airspace for Super Bowl
February 3, 2011, 04:47 pm
Officials are expecting a great deal of general aviation traffic in the Dallas area due to Super Bowl XLV being held at Cowboys Stadium on February 6, according to the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association.
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Santa Monica Airport has yet to accept FAA safety offer
February 2, 2011, 05:26 pm
The Santa Monica Airport, which was recently denied the ability to ban large business jets by a circuit court judge, is not moving towards accepting the Federal Aviation Administration's compromise of offering to install a safety precaution on its runway, according to AvWeb.
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John Wayne airport begins to see effects of recession fade
January 24, 2011, 04:06 pm
The John Wayne airport in Santa Ana, California, has finally seen the sharp decline in general aviation flights slow down, after the number of planes it was servicing plummeted due to the recession, according to Daily Pilot.
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GA pilots concerned about losing Oregon airspace to drones
January 19, 2011, 03:08 pm
A recent proposal for testing unmanned vehicles in airspace over central Oregon has some general aviation pilots concerned about being unable to fly in that area, according to the Associated Press.
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Airports prepare for holiday traffic
November 18, 2010, 04:48 pm
Thanksgiving is one of the busiest travel times of the year. While some people drive to reach their destination, many opt to fly to visit loved ones across the country.
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Program identifies most direct routes for aircraft
October 27, 2010, 09:13 am
Fuel efficiency is a key way airlines can reduce costs and be less harmful to the environment. In addition to using more modern equipment that requires less gas, flying in a direct path can also cut fuel usage.
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Domestic flights popular for summer travel
August 23, 2010, 05:21 pm
With Labor Day right around the corner, many travelers are planning their end-of-summer vacation destinations. According to data from Orbtiz, it looks like there are a few popular locations pilots will be heading off to frequently within the next few weeks.
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New weather analysis program hits the market
August 3, 2010, 09:30 pm
Pilots know the importance weather conditions can play in their flight plans. Good weather conditions are crucial to a safe time in the sky. Being aware of a storm in advance can help a pilot replan their route.
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International flight system streamlined
July 27, 2010, 05:15 pm
Aircraft that are registered outside of the U.S. will have a new, easier set of rules to follow next time they fly into the country. The new procedures set forth by the Transportation Security Administration will allow those who are using company-owned airplanes for business to bypass the traditional waiver process, reports the National Business Aviation Association.
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Head of general aviation for TSA wants more flights at Reagan Airport
June 15, 2010, 09:25 pm
A recent report from Aviation Week noted that a leader in the Transportation Security Administration wants to increase the presence of business and general aviation aircraft at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA).
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FAA NextGen contract award announced by Boeing
June 4, 2010, 04:51 pm
Boeing announced recently it has won another contract from the Federal Aviation Administration tied to the latter's Next Generation Air Transportation System.
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GAMA, AIA welcome FAA decision on NextGen rules
June 2, 2010, 04:07 pm
A number of organizations have come out to congratulate the Federal Aviation Administration's advancement of final rules associated with its Next Generation Air Transportation System.
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LaHood looks to new committee's first meeting to examine aviation issues
May 26, 2010, 06:30 pm
During the first meeting of a new U.S. Department of Transportation aviation committee, Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood called on its members to aid in efforts to make sure the industry remains strong.
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President's visit prompts flight restrictions for Chicago
May 26, 2010, 04:14 pm
Pilots who plan on flying in the Chicago area should take note of restrictions ordered by the Federal Aviation Administration.
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FAA highlights NextGen's effect on general aviation industry
May 17, 2010, 08:00 pm
The Federal Aviation Administration's Next Generation Air Transportation System will affect all forms flying, including pilots who partake in general aviation.
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Atlantic City airport incorporates digital NOTAM system
May 3, 2010, 11:12 pm
Having the most up-to-date information can lead to a better flying environment for pilots, and the government is taking further steps to stress safety.

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