FAA Extends Ban on Low-Flying Aircraft Over FergusonThe Federal Aviation Administration has extended a ban on flights operating below 3,000 feet over Ferguson, Missouri, for a week "to provide a safe environment for law enforcement activities."
Cruz Vows To Continue Blocking Nominees Until White House Answers Why FAA Banned US Flights To IsraelSen. Ted Cruz vowed Thursday to continue blocking confirmation of a series of ambassadorial and other diplomatic nominees despite the Federal Aviation Administration lifting a ban on U.S. airline flights to Israel. The State Department criticized the Republican lawmaker.
FAA Lifts Ban On U.S. Flights To IsraelSays U.S. will continue to closely monitor the situation.
Cruz: Facts Suggest Obama Used FAA 'To Launch An Economic Boycott On Israel' Republican Sen. Ted Cruz on Wednesday questioned whether President Barack Obama used a federal agency to impose an economic boycott on Israel after the Federal Aviation Administration banned U.S. airline flights to Tel Aviv because of safety concerns amid fighting between Israel and Hamas.
Kerry, Aides Undergo Metal Detector Screening Before Meeting With Egyptian PresidentSecretary of State John Kerry defied a Federal Aviation Administration ban and flew into Israel's main airport Wednesday in a sign of sheer will to achieve a cease-fire agreement in the warring Gaza Strip despite little evidence of progress in ongoing negotiations aimed at halting fighting that's left at least 31 Israelis and 650 Palestinians dead.
Congressman Uses Drone to Tape Wedding; FAA InvestigatingThe FAA is investigating whether a video of a congressman's wedding last month violated the agency's ban on drone flights for commercial purposes.
Gov. Perry Wants Drones To Be Used Along US-Mexico BorderTexas Gov. Rick Perry is calling for drones to be used along the U.S.-Mexico border in an effort to deter immigrants from illegally crossing into the U.S.
FAA Grants First Permission For Commercial Drone Flights Over LandThe Federal Aviation Administration said Tuesday it has granted the first permission for commercial drone flights over land, the latest effort by the agency to show it is loosening restrictions on commercial uses of the unmanned aircraft.
FAA OKs Commercial Drone Flights Over Land The Federal Aviation Administration said Tuesday it has granted the first permission for commercial drone flights over land, the latest effort by the agency to show it is loosening restrictions on commercial uses of the unmanned aircraft.
FBI Offering $10,000 Reward For People Who Aim Laser Pointers at PlanesSilence your cellphone. Save the movie commentary for later. And if you know someone who aims a laser pointer at an airplane, give us a call.
Holder: ATF 'In Process' Of Planning, Using Domestic DronesAttorney General Eric Holder stated on Tuesday that the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms and Explosives is currently exploring options for the use of domestic drones.
Small Plane Flips Over at Leesburg AirportA small plane flipped over on a runway at a northern Virginia airport early Tuesday afternoon.
US Lags As Commercial Drones Take Off Across GlobeUnless FAA officials receive a complaint or chance upon a news story that mentions drone flights, they have little ability to find out about violations.
Judge Dismisses FAA's Only Fine Against Commercial Drone UserA federal judge has dismissed the Federal Aviation Administration's only fine against a commercial drone user on the grounds that the small drone was no different than a model aircraft, a decision that appears to undermine the agency's power to keep a burgeoning civilian drone industry out of the skies.
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