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Pilot Requests Emergency Landing, Tower Calls ‘B.S.’

Pilot Requests Emergency Landing, Tower Calls ‘B.S.’

ABC News(NEW YORK) — Safety experts are stunned after the pilot of a passenger jet filled with smoke called the Denver International Airport control tower for help and the air traffic controller dismissed the call, saying it was “B.S.”The …

FAA Taking ‘Fresh Look’ at Gadget Policy?

FAA Taking ‘Fresh Look’ at Gadget Policy?

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — It’s the dreaded moment on many a traveler’s journey: The flight attendant announces that everyone on board must turn off their electronic devices. Some say they find the order annoying because they don…

Senate Passes Bill to Modernize FAA, Extend Its Funding

Senate Passes Bill to Modernize FAA, Extend Its Funding

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — By a vote of 75-20, the Senate Monday night passed the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) reauthorization conference report. Most notably, the FAA Modernization Reform Act will extend the funding for the FAA thr…

Solar Storm Causes Flights to be Rerouted

Solar Storm Causes Flights to be Rerouted

Comstock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — A geomagnetic storm caused Delta Airlines to reroute a handful of flights that were scheduled to fly over the North Pole Tuesday.A Delta spokesman said the flights were shifted to fly further south in an effort to ens…

Rep. on New FAA Rules: Gov’t Won’t Tuck Pilots In

Rep. on New FAA Rules: Gov’t Won’t Tuck Pilots In

Digital Vision/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — Two years after 50 people perished in an airplane crash in Buffalo, N.Y., the Federal Aviation Administration issued a new rule Wednesday to combat pilot fatigue, but placed the final responsibility with the pil…

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