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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

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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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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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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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Man Hospitalized After Ultralight Plane Crashes In Washington County

The Federal Aviation Administration is investigating the crash of an ultralight plane Saturday in Washington County.

08/18/2012

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FAA Probes Plane Departures From Closed Pittsburgh Runway

An investigation is being conducted by the Federal Aviation Administration after several planes took off from a closed runway at Pittsburgh International Airport this week.

10/01/2011

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Flight From Pittsburgh Evacuated After Landing In Atlanta

Passengers on a Delta Air Lines flight from Pittsburgh had to be evacuated from the plane this afternoon when it landed in Atlanta and caught fire. According to Delta Air Lines, Flight 2284 took off from Pittsburgh International Airport on time and landed in Atlanta just after 4 p.m.

05/28/2011

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Crews Remove Chopper Wreckage, Investigation Begins

Officials with the Federal Aviation Administration and National Transportation Safety Board are investigating after a helicopter crashed to the ground late Saturday night while filming for a reality show near a college campus in Indiana County.

05/01/2011

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Overnight Controller Added At Allegheny County Airport

After reports nationwide of air traffic controllers falling asleep on the job, the Allegheny County Airport is on a list of 27 airports where the FAA will add an extra controller overnight.

04/14/2011

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