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$12 million fine for Southwest proposed WASHINGTON - The Federal Aviation Administration said Monday it is proposing a $12 million civil fine against Southwest Airlines for failing to comply with safety regulations...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-07-28/business-news
Plane crashes on Ga. man walking Fla. beach

...have not released further information about the victims. The National Transportation Safety Board and the Federal Aviation Administration are investigating.Family friend Kim Howard described Irizarry as "a great, hands-on father" to three...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-07-28/plane-crashes-ga-man-walking
Boshears Skyfest | The Augusta Chronicle

...has been postponed to April 26 and 27, 2014 due to the government shutdown, which includes parts of the Federal Aviation Administration, ... After a deadly plane crash last month at an air race in Reno, Nev., Boshears' organizers and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/topics/transportation/boshears-skyfest
Boshears Skyfest | The Augusta Chronicle

...has been postponed to April 26 and 27, 2014 due to the government shutdown, which includes parts of the Federal Aviation Administration, ... After a deadly plane crash last month at an air race in Reno, Nev., Boshears' organizers and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/topics/boshears-skyfest
Plane crash in Ga. woods kills 2

...crash, in a wooded area near Carrollton, Ga. Officials haven't released further details on the deaths. Federal Aviation Administration spokeswoman Kathleen Bergen said late Sunday that preliminary information indicated that two people were...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-07-14/plane-crash-ga-woods-kills-2
Amazon asks FAA for permission to fly drones

NEW YORK - Amazon is asking the Federal Aviation Administration permission to use drones as part of its plan to deliver packages to customers in 30 minutes or less.The news sent Amazon's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-07-11/amazon-asks-faa-permission
Pilot in hospital after Ga. plane crash

...when it crashed Sunday morning at the regional airport, also known as Falcon Field.Officials from the Federal Aviation Administration say the aircraft crashed off the end of the runway and federal authorities are investigating.Brown says...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-06-29/pilot-hospital-after-ga-plan
FAA plan to lower building height limits near airports draws fire

...drawing fire from real estate developers and members of Congress who say it will hurt property values.The Federal Aviation Administration proposal, supported by airports and airlines, is driven by encroaching development that limits safe flight...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-06-26/faa-plan-lower-building-he
Georgia seeks to lead drone industry

...ATLANTA -- Georgia universities and companies are revving their engines and prepared to soar the moment the Federal Aviation Administration approves the commercial use of unmanned aerial vehicles although other practical hurdles could be as significant...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-06-20/georgia-seeks-lead-drone-i
Flawed reservation system cost Augusta Regional Airport thousands in revenue during Masters Tournament

...Regional Airport more than $67,000 in lost revenue.Overbooking of the airport's parking spots forced the Federal Aviation Administration to divert aircraft to other nearby general aviation airports. Several ground stops, which prohibit takeoffs...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-05-29/flawed-reservation-system-co