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NTSB releases documents in fatal Alaska crash investigation

...consulting them, according to testimony collected by investigators.Employees had a "bush pilot mentality," a Federal Aviation Administration manager told the NTSB. The report documents FAA frustrations with Hageland, the largest commuter operation...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-04-23/ntsb-releases-documents-in-fatal-ala
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FAA releases draft rules for unmanned aircraft systems

Unmanned aircraft operators were given an outline for flight standards Feb. 15 when the Federal Aviation Administration released its proposed rules for drone flights.The draft regulations are a major step toward integrating...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-02-23/faa-releases-draft-rules-for-unmanne
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Weather Service: 2014 was Alaska's warmest year on record

...service.Nearly 200 weather monitoring stations gather data from Alaska locations. Most are operated by the Federal Aviation Administration.Nome, McGrath, Kotzebue, Bethel, Cold Bay, King Salmon and Homer experienced their warmest years on...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-01-12/weather-service-2014-was-alaskas-war
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Soldotna approves contracts, addresses concerns

...city. The Public Works Department recommended authorizing the contracts after receiving two grants from the Federal Aviation Administration's Airport Improvement Program that total $3.8 million, according to a memo from Kyle Kornelis to Mark...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-07-23/soldotna-approves-contracts-addresse
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Soldotna to receive millions in grant money

...improvement projects. Kornelis also said the city will be receiving a grant of $2.8 million from the Federal Aviation Administration, only $100,000 of which will require a match from the city. The monies will go directly toward rehabilitation...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-07-09/soldotna-to-receive-millions-in-gran
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NTSB recommends safety audit of Alaskan aviation

...commuter air service within the state. The NTSB announced Thursday an "urgent safety recommendation" that the Federal Aviation Administration review of the businesses operating under HoTH Inc. to check for regulatory compliance and operational safety...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-05-01-0
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Fairbanks flight opens unmanned aircraft test site

...unassuming unmanned aircraft made a short flight Monday in Fairbanks that signified a big step in aviation, Federal Aviation Administration chief Michael Huerta said.The quad-rotor Aeryon Scout's flight of less than five minutes at the University...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-05-05/fairbanks-flight-opens-unmanned-airc
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Advanced radar for drones arrives in Kenai

...received collision avoidance radar for small drones last week. Parker said the radar is his contribution to the Federal Aviation Administration's goal with unmanned aerial vehicles - to operate them safely in national airspace.Researchers at the...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-05-14/advanced-radar-for-drones-arrives-in
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FAA OKs commercial drone flights over land

WASHINGTON - 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...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-06-10/faa-oks-commercial-drone-flights-ove
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Drone access to US skies faces significant hurdles

...September 2015 deadline set by Congress, a government watchdog said Monday.Despite years of research, the Federal Aviation Administration hasn't figured out what kind of technology unmanned aircraft should use to avoid crashing into other planes...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-07-01/drone-access-to-us-skies-faces-signi
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