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‘The Daily Show’ Explains Why Congress Worked Together To End FAA Furloughs

Posted April 30, 2013 by Jason Rabinowitz

Typically, it takes months for Congress to come to any sort of meaningful bipartisan decision. Last week, however, Congress managed to fix the FAA furloughs in a matter of days. Why? ‘The Daily Show’ takes a look. The Daily Show with Jon Stewart Mon – Thurs 11p / 10c Cut Punters www.thedailyshow.com Daily Show Full […]

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FAA cut backs due to sequestration had resulted in the furloughing of ATC employees, causing massive delays throughout the country.
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Aviation News

Sequestration And You- How To Avoid The Delays

Posted April 21, 2013 by Jason Rabinowitz

So, your elected officials can’t do their job properly, but you already knew that. With an all time low approval rating, our lovely congress has failed to stop automatic spending cuts, and those cuts are hitting the FAA hard.

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Boeing 001 Heavy Experimental N787BA soars into the gray skies over Everett. Photo by Jeremy Lindgren
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FAA Approves 787 Battery Fix, Return To Service Imminent

Posted April 19, 2013 by Jason Rabinowitz

On Friday afternoon, the FAA approved battery system improvements for the 787 Dreamliner, a move which enables Boeing to resume deliveries of the aircraft and get existing 787s back in the air. “FAA approval clears the way for us and the airlines to begin the process of returning the 787 to flight with continued confidence […]

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Reagan National Airport control tower. (Photo by dbking via Wikimedia Commons, CC BY)
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Airline News

FAA To Close 149 Contracted Control Towers April 7th

Posted March 22, 2013 by Jason Rabinowitz

The FAA announced Friday the first round of contracted air traffic control towers to be closed due to sequestration, starting April 7th. Among the towers being closed is Trenton Mercer, which is just outside of Philadelphia and has recently seen Frontier expand their operations significantly. Although these airports will remain open, as approach and landing […]

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A Boeing 787 Dreamliner lands in Sydney during the plane's Dream Tour. (Photo by Boeing)
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FAA OKs Boeing to Test Dreamliner Battery Fix

Posted March 12, 2013 by NYCAviation Staff

The FAA on Tuesday approved Boeing’s plan to get the 787 Dreamliner back into the air.

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Larger Airports Such As JFK Will Remain Unaffected.
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FAA to Close 137 Control Towers Due to Sequestration

Posted March 6, 2013 by Jason Rabinowitz

Sequestration To Shut Down 137 Control Towers on April 7th.

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An ANA Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner at the gate at Tokyo-Haneda Airport. (Photo by Inaba Tomoaki, CC BY-SA)
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Investigators Begin Analyzing Boeing 787 Black Box

Posted January 19, 2013 by AFP

US and Japanese officials Saturday began analysing the black box of the 787 plane forced into an emergency landing this week.

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United Airlines Boeing 787 Dreamliner. (Photo by Kevin Koske)
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FAA Orders Airlines To Stop Flying Boeing 787 [UPDATED]

Posted January 16, 2013 by NYCA Admin

The FAA has ordered US airlines to temporarily stop flying the Boeing 787 effective immediately, citing the potential for battery failures.

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Boeing 787-8 passes the Washington Monument and Jefferson Memorial on the River Visual approach to Reagan National Airport's Runway 19. (Photo by Boeing)
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FAA Wants To Know Why Boeing 787s Keep Breaking

Posted January 11, 2013 by Jason Rabinowitz

The FAA has launched an investigation into the recent string of incidents that have plagued Boeing’s new 787 Dreamliner.

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A US Airways Boeing 757 landing in Philadelphia. (Photo by Brian Futterman)
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US Airways Fined $350,000 Over 757 Engine Repairs

Posted October 24, 2012 by NYCA Admin

US Airways operated a Boeing 757 that had not been properly tested after a repair, the FAA said Wednesday.

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