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FAA Drone Rules Spark Outcry From Local Businesses

Most people call them drones, but technically they’re unmanned aerial vehicles. Whatever their name, they’re in very high demand, especially for commercial video.

07/24/2014

Pieces of wreckage of the Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 are pictured on July 18, 2014 in Shaktarsk, the day after it crashed.  (Photo Credit: DOMINIQUE FAGET/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Calls For Immediate Access To MH 17 Crash Site

President Barack Obama is calling for international investigators to have “immediate and full access” to the site in eastern Ukraine where a passenger jet was shot down last week.

07/21/2014

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Monitors Trying To Secure Ukraine Plane Crash Site

International monitors moved gingerly Saturday through fields reeking of the decomposing corpses that fell from a Malaysian airliner shot down over rebel-held eastern Ukraine, trying to secure the sprawling site in hopes that a credible investigation can be conducted.

07/19/2014

Pieces of wreckage of the Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 are pictured on July 18, 2014 in Shaktarsk, the day after it crashed.  (Photo Credit: DOMINIQUE FAGET/AFP/Getty Images)

President: At Least 1 American On Board Malaysia Airline Flight

At least one American was on board the Malaysia Airlines flight shot down over Ukraine Thursday.

07/18/2014

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CCBC Air Traffic Controller Students Rejected By FAA Over New Hiring Process

Some students at a local school that trains air traffic controllers are getting bad news: rejections from the FAA because of a new way of hiring.

07/11/2014

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FAA, Police Investigating Drone Over PNC Park During Pirates – Mets Game

Police were called Thursday after someone allegedly flew a drone over PNC Park during last night’s Pirates game.

06/27/2014

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Disaster Narrowly Avoided After Small Plane Crashes Into Power Lines

One person was hurt when a small plane went down, hitting some power lines on Saturday afternoon in Fayette County.

05/31/2014

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Was Use Of Drones At Marathon Legal?

Above the Pittsburgh Marathon this weekend, three small remote-controlled copters were shooting pictures of the event.

05/07/2014

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Marathon Buzzed By Drones They Hired

If you were at the Pittsburgh Marathon on Sunday and looked up, you might have noticed an object in the sky — an unmanned aircraft system buzzing around the site.

05/05/2014

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FAA Investigating US Airways Emergency Landing In Philly

The FAA is investigating after US Airways Flight 1702, which was headed from chilly Philadelphia to the warm weather of Fort Lauderdale, was forced to make an emergency landing just after taking off from Philadelphia International Airport.

03/13/2014

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Tips On Packing Lightly For Vacation

For the first-time traveler hoping to avoid baggage fees to the experienced globetrotter, the following 10 tips will help teach you how to pack more efficiently and maybe even more safely.

02/25/2014

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Police: Utah Man Caught Flying With $1.2 Million Worth Of Pot

Authorities say a Utah man who was allegedly transporting marijuana worth $1.2 million in a plane was caught at a western Pennsylvania airport.

12/18/2013

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FCC May Relax Ban On In-Flight Cell Phone Use

There is some potential good news for travelers who have a hard time going off-line while in the air.

11/22/2013

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Small Plane Crash Lands Near Beaver County Airport

Authorities were called to the scene after a plane went down in Beaver County this evening.

09/06/2013

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Pittsburgh Plane Lands After Smoke In The Cockpit

A small passenger plane from Pittsburgh landed safely at Newark International Airport in New Jersey after reporting smoke in the cockpit.

07/25/2013

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