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Delta performs Juneau test runs

...technology configured for takeoffs and landings in Juneau, Black said.The tests are more than idle practice. Federal Aviation Administration rules require them, and Juneau is notorious among pilots for difficult takeoffs and landings. Wind funneled...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-04-17/delta-performs-juneau-test-runs
Local
Troopers name 2 men killed in Alaska plane crash

...between the plane and pilots in the area. There also were no immediate reports of anything recorded by a Federal Aviation Administration control tower or a flight service station, Johnson said.Troopers flew to the scene by helicopter after...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-04-10/troopers-name-2-men-killed-alaska-plane
State
Aniak mayor: Insurance hikes burden rural Alaska

...have big ice chunks smash into houses on bad years."The dike was originally built in the 1950s by the Federal Aviation Administration to protect the town's air strip. The FAA transferred the airport to the state transportation department...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-03-24/aniak-mayor-insurance-hikes-burden-rura
State | AK legislature
From the archives: Grounded tanker spills 270,000 barrels of oil off Alaska

...The terminal was closed to tanker traffic early Friday while officials tried to deal with the spill. The Federal Aviation Administration closed airspace for six miles around the tanker to keep sightseers at bay.Officials cut the flow in the...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-03-24/grounded-tanker-spills-270000-barrels-o
State
CBJ projects $4.9M budget deficit

...to alert aircraft of the tower's presence, is the lowest intensity and flashes the least allowed by the Federal Aviation Administration, Steedle said.Mayor Merrill Sanford made a successful motion to discontinue investigation of the tower's...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-03-11/cbj-projects-49m-budget-deficit
Local
Speedskaters taking their turns on Juneau ice

...just have to work for it."Schuster, 46, a Department of Transportation employee and Thompson, 47, a Federal Aviation Administration employee, are often seen honing their long blade skill.Every day for the past week Schuster has completed...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-02-12/speed-skaters-taking-their-turns-junea
Sports
Crashed plane owned by local flight school

...International Airport on Thursday, according to the Federal Aviation Administration registry.Flight instructor Wallace Long...investigation is complete, Banning noted. The Federal Aviation Administration is also investigating.Long declined to...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2012-12-14/crashed-plane-owned-local-flight-school
Local
Unfinished business: Fund the FAA

If Congress does not reauthorize the Federal Aviation Administration by midnight next Friday, the U.S. government...Transportation and Babbitt is administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration.

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2011-09-12/unfinished-business-fund-faa
Opinion
Aviation standoff: No deal by U.S. House, Senate for FAA funds

The Federal Aviation Administration's funding authority expired Saturday, but local and federal aviation officials say the immediate impact on Juneau will be minimal...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2011-07-23/aviation-standoff-no-deal-us-house-sena
Local
FAA investigates incident between Cessna, cargo plane; Military denies near-collision occurred

...flying instructor has sent a letter to the Federal Aviation Administration, contending a military cargo plane overtook...plane passed closer than 500 feet but the Federal Aviation Administration is investigating the Sept. 20 incident...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2011-10-10/faa-investigates-incident-between-cessn
State

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