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Southwest Can Use Jets That Missed Inspection

Federal officials have agreed to let Southwest Airlines keep flying planes that missed an inspection of a backup rudder system if the planes are checked in the next five days.

02/25/2015

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Flower Mound Man Remembered After Dying In Plane Crash

Friends of a pilot who died in a plane crash say there was no nicer man in the Denton County aviation community.

02/05/2015

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Twin-Engine Plane Crashes In Denton County

Federal investigators are trying to determine what went wrong when a plane crashed in Denton County on Wednesday night, killing the pilot.

CBSDFW.COM–02/04/2015

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AA Mechanics Sue Over Pressure To Commit Fraud

A union local representing American Airlines mechanics has filed a suit asking a judge to stop intimidation by management in an effort to delay needed repairs on aircraft.

CBS 11–01/23/2015

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FAA Grants Permits For Agriculture, Real Estate Drones

The FAA issued permits to use drones to monitor crops and photograph properties for sale, marking the first time permission has been granted to companies involved in agriculture and real estate.

01/07/2015

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Congress Likely To Make Key Decisions On Drones

The Obama administration is on the verge of proposing long-awaited rules for commercial drone operations in U.S. skies, but key decisions on how much access to grant drones are likely to come from Congress.

12/29/2014

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FAA Releases Instructional Video For Flying Drones

Is a drone on your Christmas list? If so, the FAA wants you to watch this video before you take flight.

CBS 11–12/23/2014

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Southwest Airlines Sued Over Maintenance Issues

The federal government is suing Southwest Airlines Co. after failing to reach a settlement with the carrier over allegations that repairs to dozens of planes didn’t meet safety standards.

11/04/2014

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Official: At Least 2 Dead In Kansas Airport Crash

Officials say at least two people are dead after a small plane reported losing engine power and crashed into a building at a Kansas airport.

10/30/2014

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Plane Makes Emergency Landing At Plano Golf Course

A small passenger plane landed upside down in a water hazard Monday evening on the golf course at Prestonwood Country Club.

10/27/2014

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FAA, Dallas Police Investigating Crashed Drone With Attached Camera

Both the Dallas Police Department and Federal Aviation Administration are talking to the owner of a five-foot drone that crashed near Dallas Love Field.

10/07/2014

American Airlines unveils a new company logo and exterior paint scheme on a Boeing 737-800 aircraft on January 17, 2013 in Dallas, Texas. (credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Landing Gear Concern Brings Jet Back To DFW

An American Airlines flight bound for Baltimore on Monday made an emergency landing back at DFW International Airport because of concerns over the plane’s landing gear.

09/30/2014

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