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Man Jumps From Taxiing 737 In Phoenix

A 30-year-old man whose mother says thought "somebody was after him" jumped out of the back door of a Southwest 737 while...

Flight Attendants Take Self-Defense Classes

Flight attendants are trying to even the odds of ending their shifts in one piece by taking self-defense classes. The uptick in...

FAA Emphasizes 48-Hour Flight Ban For Pilots Taking Chloroquine

Pilots using chloroquine or hydroxychloroquine to prevent coronavirus infection (COVID-19) cannot fly while on the medication and for 48 hours after the...

Covid-19 Batters Aviation: Overreaction?

It may feel like knee-jerkism run amok, but the economic impact of a pending pandemic is already serious.

FAA May Relax Diabetic Medical Restrictions

CNN is reporting that the FAA will allow some insulin-dependent diabetics to earn commercial pilot certificates thanks to the strides made in...

Headwinds For Dickson As Next FAA Admin

It's been more than four months since former Delta Air Lines executive Steve Dickson was nominated to take over for Dan Elwell...

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FAA Implements New Recreational Drone Restrictions

The FAA published a notice in the Federal Register on Friday stating that it is implementing several changes for recreational drone fliers that were mandated by Congress in the FAA Reauthorization Act of 2018. The notice sets out eight statutory conditions recreational drone users must meet, including requiring recreational drone users to obtain prior authorization from the FAA before flying in controlled airspace around airports.


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Aerial Mapping Of Hurricane Damage Underway

The National Geodetic Survey (NGS) Remote Sensing Division is working to collect aerial imagery of the damage caused by Hurricane Florence in the last week. Depending on weather conditions, NGS has been attempting two survey mission a day to locations identified by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and other state and federal organizations since Saturday.

Guest Blog: The Wrong Way to Teach Forced Landings

Engine failure training emphasizes what to do after it quits. It should focus on keeping it from quitting in the first place.

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Mountain Touring by Paraglider

Editor's note: Last week, my friend David Shelton shot this spectacular video of mountain paragliding in Mexico. Tapalpa is in Mexico's Sierra...