Russ Niles

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FAA Bars U.S. Airlines From Flying To Israel
July 22, 2014 The FAA ordered U.S. airlines to stop all flights to Tel Aviv until Wednesday afternoon after a rocket launched from the Gaza...

FAA Surveying GA Operators
July 20, 2014 The FAA is conducting its annual General Aviation and Part 135 Activity Survey and those contacted are urged to take the time...

Two Off-Airport Landings In Eight Days
July 20, 2014 A Long Island pilot had his second off-airport landing in a little more than a week last Friday, landing on the same highway...

AOPA Visits Nav Canada On Fact-Finding Trip
July 19, 2014 AOPA says it remains opposed to "any proposal that would add costs for GA users" after President Mark Baker, senior AOPA staff...

Suit Alleges Slow Response Caused Airshow Pilot's Death
July 18, 2014 The family of an airshow pilot who burned to death in an accident at Travis Air Force Base in California in May is suing the...

Air Traffic Avoids Ukraine
July 17, 2014 A Malaysian airliner with 295 people onboard that crashed with no survivors near the border between Ukraine and Russia was...

Scorpion Grabs Spotlight From Absent F-35
July 15, 2014 The F-35 has been approved for flight but the Pentagon apparently doesn't want it flying over any oceans for now. The aircraft...

FAA Medical Policies Cited In Airshow Crash
July 13, 2014 The NTSB has cited the FAA's special issuance medical policies as a contributing factor in the death of an airshow pilot in...

Escaped Crocodile May Have Led To Crash
July 13, 2014 Testimony at a coroner's inquest in England has revived a disputed theory that a crocodile on the loose may have led to the...

Massive Avionics Theft At Missouri Airport
July 13, 2014 Authorities are investigating the apparently well-planned theft of avionics from all 23 resident aircraft at Jerry Sumners Sr....