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UPDATE – RCMP Investigating Social Media Threat to Vancouver International Airport

December 23rd, 2015 by admin, Comments Off on UPDATE – RCMP Investigating Social Media Threat to Vancouver International Airport

RICHMOND, BC – On December 21, 2015, Vancouver International Airport officials notified the RCMP of threats directed to them via social media.

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RCMP Investigating Social Media Threat to Vancouver International Airport

December 21st, 2015 by admin, Comments Off on RCMP Investigating Social Media Threat to Vancouver International Airport

RICHMOND, BC – Richmond RCMP officers are actively investigating a social media threat directed to Vancouver International Airport.

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FAA Requires Drone Owners to Register by February 19

December 14th, 2015 by admin, Comments Off on FAA Requires Drone Owners to Register by February 19

WASHINGTON – The FAA today announced a web-based aircraft registration process for owners of small unmanned aircraft weighing more than 0.55 pounds and less than 55 pounds including payloads such as on-board cameras.

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Unstable Approach Contributing Factor in Southwest Airlines Hard Landing

July 23rd, 2015 by admin, Comments Off on Unstable Approach Contributing Factor in Southwest Airlines Hard Landing

WASHINGTON – The National Transportation Safety Board determined that the captain’s failed attempt to recover from an unstabilized approach by transferring airplane control at low altitude instead of performing a go-around, caused a hard landing at LaGuardia International Airport in Queens, New York.

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FAA: Washington DC is a NO DRONE ZONE

June 30th, 2015 by admin, Comments Off on FAA: Washington DC is a NO DRONE ZONE

WASHINGTON, D.C. – As the July 4 holiday approaches, the Federal Aviation Administration is reminding residents and visitors to Washington, D.C. that the city and surrounding communities are a “No Drone Zone.”

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NTSB Calls for Better Ways to Find Aircraft Accident Sites and Retrieve Critical Flight Data

January 23rd, 2015 by admin, Comments Off on NTSB Calls for Better Ways to Find Aircraft Accident Sites and Retrieve Critical Flight Data

WASHINGTON – The National Transportation Safety Board today issued a series of safety recommendations to the Federal Aviation Administration calling for improvements in locating downed aircraft and ways to obtain critical flight data faster and without the need for immediate underwater retrieval.

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WestJet Confirms Rumour of Hijacking False

January 10th, 2015 by admin, Comments Off on WestJet Confirms Rumour of Hijacking False

CALGARY, AB – WestJet Airlines is confirming that a rumour that WestJet flight 2154 from Vancouver to Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, was hijacked this afternoon is false.

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FAA Measure Could Improve Safety in Thousands of Aircraft

February 5th, 2014 by admin, Comments Off on FAA Measure Could Improve Safety in Thousands of Aircraft

WASHINGTON – The Federal Aviation Administration today took an important step to help improve safety in small aircraft by simplifying design approval requirements for a cockpit instrument called an angle of attack indicator.

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Unruly Passenger Arrested at Halifax Stanfield International Airport

January 25th, 2014 by admin, Comments Off on Unruly Passenger Arrested at Halifax Stanfield International Airport

HALIFAX, NOVA SCOTIA – Two passengers on Air Canada flight 610 inbound from Toronto were questioned by RCMP yesterday evening upon arrival at the airport.

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FAA Alleges Charter Carrier Flew With Unqualified Flight Crews

January 17th, 2014 by admin, Comments Off on FAA Alleges Charter Carrier Flew With Unqualified Flight Crews

NEW YORK – The Federal Aviation Administration is proposing a $150,000 civil penalty against Talon Air, Inc., of Farmingdale, New York, for allegedly violating Federal Aviation Regulations by allowing four pilots to fly without proper training or examinations.

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