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Augusta airport to conduct emergency drill Wednesday

...normal without disruption of flights during the drill.The drill is expected to be completed by 1 p.m.The Federal Aviation Authority requires airports to conduct drills every three years.
Across South Carolina

...said. The Piper PA28 was headed to Aiken when it was diverted to the Columbia-Owens Downtown Airport, the Federal Aviation Authority said. The FAA did not know where the plane departed. Emergency crews responded to the plane crash at about...
Wildly unrealistic

...up from about 116,000 yearly passengers today. This airport has potential, but let's be realistic. The Federal Aviation Authority has to give a green light to the master plan and the hope by the plan's critics, which include this newspaper...
Too much security

...airport security too. In the panicky aftermath of the Sept. 11 terror attack, it's understandable why the Federal Aviation Authority shut down the nation's airports for a few days and then issued tough, new security guidelines when they reopened...
Opinion columns
No new airport need the community. The problem is, the need just isn't there. This was confirmed two years ago when the Federal Aviation Authority turned down the county's request to fund a feasibility study. The FAA said the area's general aviation...
Editorials | Daniel Field
Plane lands without landing gear this morning

A Mooney M20 airplane landed gear-up at 7:13 a.m. today at Augusta Regional Airport, the Federal Aviation Authority said.The plane's one unidentified occupant was uninjured. The plane is registered to Dr. Thomas S. Wilson...
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The new strategy? Giving up

...federal government has turned away from enforcing immigration laws.What if air safety workers had said the Federal Aviation Authority had decided to stop regulating air safety? Or that any other federal agency's workers were on record...
Bureaucratic cross fire

...Protection Agency standards, and the cells were slated to go in near the Bush Field airport, but then the Federal Aviation Authority stepped in claiming the marshes would endanger nearby air traffic by attracting too many birds. Hence, the...
Opinion columns
More secrecy

...they directed Airport manager Al McDill and city Administrator Randy Oliver to prepare a plan to present to the Federal Aviation Authority and the Environmental Protection Agency in hopes of resolving confusing mandates from the two federal agencies...
Opinion columns | Augusta-Richmond County Commission
John David Barab (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

...Lt. Colonel after 30 years in active and reserve duty with the U.S. Air Force. He also retired from the Federal Aviation Authority as a Systems Analyst after 30 years. Mr. Barab was a member of Operations Research Society of America, Institute...