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Pilot, Passenger in Woodland Plane Crash Identified
WOODLAND, Wash. (AP) — Authorities have released the names of the pilot and passenger injured in a small plane crash that killed another passenger on Thursday in Woodland.
Woodland police say 52-year-old Angus Walker of Woodinville piloted the single-engine plane that went off the end of the ru…
Pilots Can’t Ride Share
WASHINGTON (AP) — An Uber or Lyft service in the air? Not quite, says a federal appeals court. A ruling by the court in Washington says private pilots won't be allowed to offer flight-sharing services to the public. Some pilots were looking to provide air lifts using an Internet model sim…
NFL Gets Permission For Limited Use of Drones
NEW YORK (AP) — The NFL's sky-high popularity will now include drones.
The league has received permission from the Federal Aviation Administration for limited use of drones.
NFL spokesman Brian McCarthy said in an email to The Associated Press that the drones will not be used on the day of …
49ers’ Stadium Blinding Lights Causing Travel Problems
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Several commercial pilots are complaining about the San Francisco 49er's. Not the way they play, but the way they light their stadium. NBC Bay Area reports the pilots have told the Federal Aviation Administration they were blinded by light coming from the 49er&a…
Yakima Airport Control Tower on the List to be Shut Down
All the wrangling in Washington, D.C. and the political stalemate over the so-called sequester could impact operations at the Yakima Airport. Interim Airport Manager Rob Peterson tells KIMA Action News it is his understanding the Yakima Airport is on the list to close the control tower...