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Santa Monica puts airport ahead of homelessness

Santa Monica has made taking control of airport property one of its top three priorities, ahead of homelessness and education.

Sep 02, 2015 | comments

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Lawyer gets FAA to approve paper airplane

A Connecticut lawyer tricked the FAA into approving a powered paper airplane as a commercial drone.

Sep 02, 2015 | comments

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Legacy 450 gets FAA certification

Embraer announced that its newest design—the Legacy 450—has earned FAA certification.

Sep 01, 2015 | comments

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FAA names top unmanned aircraft execs

The FAA has named Marke Gibson and Earl Lawrence to lead the agency’s integration of unmanned aircraft systems into U.S. airspace.

Sep 02, 2015

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Flight Watch frequency end date changed to Sept. 24

The FAA will discontinue the use of the dedicated Flight Watch radio frequency 122.0 MHz on Sept.24, a week earlier than previously announced.

Aug 31, 2015 | comments
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AOPA seeks low-cost ADS-B fix

AOPA stands ready to work with the FAA and industry to break down the barriers to meeting the 2020 ADS-B Out mandate.

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Help set up for the AOPA Fly-In, park arriving aircraft, and more at the Colorado Springs event Sept. 26, and get a free lunch and T-shirt.

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