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Fire At Chicago-Area FAA Center Affecting MIA & FLL Flights

South Florida flights heading to and from the Chicago area were cancelled on Friday morning after a fire broke out at at a suburban Chicago air traffic control facility.

09/26/2014

The seal of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) are seen on August 4, 2011 in Washington, DC. Top US Senate Democrat Harry Reid announced August 4 that polarized lawmakers had reached a stopgap deal to end a costly row that has shut airport construction and halted tax payments by airlines. "I am pleased to announce that we have been able to broker a bipartisan compromise between the House and the Senate to put 74,000 transportation and construction workers back to work," Reid said in a statement. The cash crunch has forced the FAA to temporarily lay off 4,000 non-essential personnel and halt work for 70,000 workers on airport construction projects, though top officials say air safety is not at risk    AFP PHOTO/PAUL J. RICHARDS

Drones For Moviemaking Win FAA Approval

The government granted six movie and television production companies permission to use drones for filming, an important step toward greater use of the technology by commercial operators, Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx announced Thursday.

09/25/2014

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Unresponsive Plane Crashes NE Of Jamaica

An unresponsive plane flying over the Caribbean crashed off the island of Jamaica on Friday afternoon, according to Federal Aviation Administration officials.

09/05/2014

Small plane near the beach after it made an emergency landing on the sand. (Source: CBS4)

Beach Landing Plane To Be Disassembled

The pilot of a Cessna who made a successful emergency landing on the sands of Miami Beach will be spending Wednesday taking it apart and hauling it away.

07/30/2014

The pilot of a Cessna was forced to make an emergency landing on the packed sand of the beach.  (Source: CBS4)

Cessna Makes Emergency Landing On Miami Beach

Not your typical sight on a stretch of Miami Beach. Sure, everyone expects sand, surf, seagulls and girls in bikinis. On Tuesday afternoon, however, beach goers at 57th and Collins Avenue got something different. A plane.

07/29/2014

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Trouble In The Air Causing Flying Fear For Many Travelers

United States airliners have been cleared for takeoff to resume service to Israel Thursday after a two day hiatus.

07/24/2014

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South Florida Families Affected By Fighting Abroad

A South Florida high school students captured tense moments in Israel when they were heading for shelter after air raid sirens started sounding.

07/23/2014

July 20, 2014: the outline of a plane that crashed can be seen beneath a red buoy.  (Source: CBS4)

One Dead After Plane Crashes Near Elliott Key

A small Cessna 172 crashed south of Elliott Key Sunday killing one person, officials said.

07/20/2014

The International Space Station's robotic arm, Canadarm2, grapples the Orbital Sciences' Cygnus cargo craft.  (Source: NASA TV)

Space Florida Expects SpaceX To Touch Down In Texas

Space Florida, the quasi-government agency created to grow the space industry, expects billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk to set up the world’s first private launch facility in Texas.

07/18/2014

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Amazon Asks FAA For Permission To Fly Drones

Amazon has asked the Federal Aviation Administration for permission to use drones to help deliver packages to customers.

07/11/2014

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