Federal Aviation Administration

FAA Probing Plane's Emergency Illinois LandingThe Federal Aviation Administration is investigating why a small plane was forced to make an emergency landing in a southwestern Illinois soybean field.
State Farm Wants Drone Use ApprovalIllinois-based insurer would use emerging technology for natural disaster response
Fair St. Louis Cancels Air Show, Adds More PerformersThree new musical acts have been added to the line-up, including the Ozark Mountain Daredevils on July 4 and En Vogue on July 5.
FAA to Make Decision on St. Clair AirportThe city of St. Clair's fight to shut down its airports has been going on for years, and depends on a ruling from the Federal Aviation Administration that's already been pushed back several times.
Study: Airports Contribute $11B to Mo. EconomyCombined, the airports contribute more than 100,000 jobs with a payroll of $3.1 billion.
Missouri Journalism School to Seek Drone PermitThe federal agency has ordered the university as well as the University of Nebraska-Lincoln to stop flying the drones outdoors until they obtain government authorization.
Stuntman Postpones Flight Through Downtown After FAA WarningAlexander Polli, a 28-year-old Italian-Norwegian, planned to jump from a plane at 4,000 feet near Busch Stadium at 6 p.m. Friday.
Wingsuit Flyer Promises to Avoid the ArchSpokeswoman Meghan Spork said Polli will reach speeds of 140 mph as he does stunts such as flips during the three-minute flight over downtown.
5 Ill. Airport Towers Get Closure ReprieveThe towers are all operated for the FAA at low-traffic airports and were to close by mid-June as the result of government-wide automatic spending cuts imposed by Congress.
McCaskill Renews Call To End Airplane Electronics Ban"It's more the notion that the government should never have the right to keep a rule in place that's not based on sound scientific data"
Outage Grounds American Airlines FlightsAmerican asked the Federal Aviation Administration to halt its flights until 4 p.m. CT.
FAA To Delay 149 Airport Tower Closures Until JuneThe Federal Aviation Administration said the closures are being delayed in order to deal with legal challenges.

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