+aiR+ News & Links 2014

24-Nov

(Michelle Durand, San Mateo Daily Journal)
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24-Nov

(EJ Conzola II, watertowndailytimes.com)
KART – ENV-

23-Nov

Article also discusses two other high-profile security breaches at KSJC, earlier this year. (Evan Sernoffsky, SFGate.com)
KSJC

23-Nov

Refers to new International Council on Clean Transportation report about fuel efficiency among U.S. airlines (Hugo Martin, LATimes.com)
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23-Nov

(Allison Hurtado, Ahwatukee Foothills News)
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22-Nov

Law Enforcement is using Forfeiture money and federal grants to gear up, and likely FAA will accomodate their use of drones well before hobbyists and others. (Lansing State Journal)

21-Nov

The drone allegedly struck a pedestrian, though there are no known injuries.

21-Nov

Sen. Schumer taking credit. $10M to add 1,200-ft to runway, move 2,000′ of Route 68. Aimed at capturing Ottawa passengers, driving from Canada, to fly Allegiant.
KOGS

21-Nov

(Stefanie Spear, EcoWatch.com)
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20-Nov

Coverage of DOT-IG Scovell testifying to a House committee. Since the 1990’s, FAA’s personnel costs have roughly doubled, while work has declined 20%. (WashingtonTimes.com)

20-Nov

See comments, too. (Ben Visser column, at GeneralAviationNews.com)
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20-Nov

(Emily Atkin, ThinkProgress.org)
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20-Nov

(Bob Poole, Reason Foundation)
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20-Nov

(Craig Sauer, Portage Daily Register)
C47

19-Nov

American Opportunity Carbon Fee Act unveiled by Rhode Island Senator Sheldon Whitehouse and Hawaii Senator Brian Schatz.

19-Nov

Same glossy but mindless salespitch, different metroplex. (Terry Maxon, DallasNews.com)
KDFW – ATC-

19-Nov

95,607 operations in 2013, compared to 228K in 1990. Jets up last year, from 120.4K to 14.3K.
KSMO

19-Nov

See comments, too. (Salon.com)

19-Nov

Press Release, by Center for Biological Diversity
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18-Nov

AOPA President Baker speaking before a House committee. (AOPA.org)
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18-Nov

Blog by John Goglia at Forbes.com.

17-Nov

Martin Rubin’s letter, in Santa Monica Mirror)
KSMO – ENV-

12-Nov

Letters to the Editor (LATimes.com)
KSMO – ENV-

11-Nov

A $60,000 study on noise is called “deliberately misleading and purely political” by a pilot group (Newsday.com article)
KHTO – ENV- HLO-

22-Sep

Press Release (schiff.house.gov)
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22-Sep

(Rick Orlov, Los Angeles Daily News)
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25-Apr

History on lead, impact on IQ’s. (Lynne Peeples, HuffingtonPost)
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