News about 'Federal Aviation Administration'

Mar 30, 2013

Man thrown from plane while flying aircraft over in Tennessee

Man thrown from plane
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Zodiac 601 plane Credit: Wikimedia commons A man thrown from a plane was taking a flying lesson in Tennessee and may not survive the incident on Saturday, March 30, 2013. The student pilot was with his plane instructor as they flew a Zodiac 601 aircraft at 2,500 feet over the Collegedale Municipal Airport. Initial reports […]

Jan 17, 2013

FAA grounds all Boeing 787 Dreamliner planes over safety issues, United Airlines flights affected

FAA grounds all Boeing 787 Dreamliner planes over safety issues, United Airlines flights affected
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Updated: January 21, 2013 3:05 p.m. Read Dreamliner probe update: Excess battery voltage on Boeing 787 ruled out, NTSB investigation widens The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has grounded all Boeing 787 Dreamliner planes, after a series of mishaps involving the commercial plane, including a Boeing 787 plane that made an emergency landing in Japan […]

Oct 3, 2012

Loose airline seats found at 3 American Airlines flights, FAA investigates

American Airlines logo
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Three incidents of loose airline seats have been found in different American Airlines flights, which resulted to emergency landing to ensure the safety of the passengers boarding the plane. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is now conducting a thorough investigation on the incidents. American Airlines logo Image Credit: According to the New York Post […]

Dec 16, 2011

Scottsdale Plane Crash: Small Plane Crashes Near Phoenix, Arizona Airport (Photo)

Scottsdale plane crash site
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Scottsdale plane crash site Image Credit: Rob Schumacher A single-engine Cirrus SR22 plane crashed near Scottsdale airport in Phoenix, Arizona before 10 a.m. on Thursday, December 15, 2011, according to reports by several international news sites. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) said that the plane was on its way to Scottsdale from Show Low, Arizona […]

Nov 24, 2011

Arizona Small Plane Crash Video Recorded By A Local Resident

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The plane crash in Arizona on Wednesday was recorded by a local resident showing a fireball lighting up the desert sky. Witnesses said in the reports that there were two aircraft flying around the mountain when the accident happened. “The one little plane kept going straight and the other one turned and came back and […]

Nov 24, 2011

Arizona Small Plane Crash: Aircraft Crashes In Superstition Mountains, No Signs Of Life

Small Plane Crash at Superstition Mountains
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Arizona’s Superstition Mountains Image Credit: Michael Schennum The Arizona Republic/AP A small aircraft reportedly boarded with three adults and three children plowed into Arizona’s famed Superstition Mountains on Wednesday night, November 23, 2011, according to ABC News that same day. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) official said in a report that the small plane is believed […]

Jun 30, 2011

JFK Turtles: Flights Delayed At JFK Airport Due To Turtles On The Runway

JFK Turtles
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Flight delays at John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK Airport) on Wednesday, June 29, 2011 were being blamed on turtles on the runway, several news sites reported on that day. The “JFK Turtles” Image Credit: Port Authority According to reports, the Port Authority (PA) said that about 150 diamond back terrapins were on the Runway […]

Jun 23, 2011

Southwest Pilot Suspended After Radio Rant Now Reinstated

Pilots of Southwest Airlines
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Pilots of Southwest Airlines Image Credit: Southwest Airlines The Southwest Airlines pilot who was suspended after a disrespectful comments about his older and overweight female co-workers has been reinstated, according to international news reports on Wednesday, June 22, 2011. It was said that the Southwest pilot was accidentally heard over an air-traffic control frequency by […]

Jun 6, 2011

Balloon Boy: Bobby Bradley The Youngest Hot Air Balloon Pilot To Fly Solo (Video)

Bobby Bradley Youngest Balloonist
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Bobby Bradley Youngest Balloon Pilot Image Credit: Clip From KOB News Video TOME, N.M. – Bobby Bradley, a 9-year-old boy from New Mexico was said to be the youngest hot air balloon pilot to fly by himself on Saturday, June 4, 2011, international news reported. Bobby‘s parents, Tami and Troy Bradley were said to be […]

May 11, 2011

Yves Rossy “Jetman”, Successful Flight at Hualapai Indian Reservation With Approval from Federal Aviation Administration

Yves Rossy to fly over the Hualapai Indian Reservation , Grand Canyon
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Western Grand Canyon, Arizona :  Washington Post reported about the victorious attempt of Swiss adventurer, Yves Rossy to fly over the Hualapai Indian Reservation , Grand Canyon on Saturday, May 7, 2011, using his custom built jet suit. The said flight was his first attempt to fly in the U.S. The Federal Aviation Administration had […]