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FAA, Anchorage police investigate drone complaints

...man made aware of neighbor's concerns, and Shell said they haven't received a complaint since.The Federal Aviation Administration is investigating the Eagle River incident as well as another one involving a drone that entered the airspace...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-27/faa-anchorage-police-investigate-drone-
State
JMR member receives award

...2013 event near Petersburg when he led a technical team from JMR, along with an Alaskan State Trooper and a Federal Aviation Administration investigator, to the site of an aircraft crash. In an environment of limited resources, steep hazardous...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-02-27/jmr-member-receives-award
Outdoors
Changes coming to Juneau International Airport

...full service in May. A new passenger boarding bridge able to accommodate larger jets will be purchased with Federal Aviation Administration grant funding for about $500,000. An ADA approved passenger ramp will also be purchased along with an...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-02-22/changes-coming-juneau-international-air
Local
Major companies in talks with state drone program

...in May 2014, UAF's drone test site became the second in the country to be considered operational by the Federal Aviation Administration.The university now runs one of six operational test sites in the U.S. Oregon, Hawaii and Iceland are...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-12/major-companies-talks-state-drone-progr
State | AK legislature
Super Bowl jet-setters get topflight travel treatment

...of flights expected over the weekend. The Federal Aviation Administration and area airports have been planning for...but plans are in place to handle the load, Federal Aviation Administration spokesman Ian Gregor said.The FAA, airport...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-01-28/super-bowl-jet-setters-get-topflight-t
Sports
WSJ ranks Alaska Airlines best overall in U.S.

...airports that otherwise would be inaccessible," the release stated.The press release also noted that the Federal Aviation Administration recently approved enhanced RNP procedures for Alaska Airlines at the Juneau and Sitka airports."Alaska's...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-01-20/wsj-ranks-alaska-airlines-best-overall-
Local
Weather Service: 2014 was Alaska's warmest year on record

...record.Nearly 200 weather monitoring stations gather data from Alaska locations. Most are operated by the Federal Aviation Administration.Nome, McGrath, Kotzebue, Bethel, Cold Bay, King Salmon and Homer experienced their warmest years on...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-01-14/weather-service-2014-was-alaskas-warmes
State
Waiting game for weed?

...be able to smoke recreationally during the peak summer season. However, possession is still illegal on Federal Aviation Administration-regulated aircraft so visitors might not be able to legally carry marijuana into the capital city.Thorson...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-01-01/waiting-game-weed
Local
Assembly pitches 1-year delay in opening pot shops

...use are still illegal in federal locations, including airspace and airplanes, which are regulated by the Federal Aviation Administration. Drug sniffing dogs are often used in airports to detect marijuana and other substances in luggage, carry-ons...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-23/assembly-pitches-1-year-delay-opening-p
Local
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

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