Federal Aviation Administration
The Federal Aviation Administration is investigating why a small plane was forced to make an emergency landing in a southwestern Illinois soybean field.
Illinois-based insurer would use emerging technology for natural disaster response
Three new musical acts have been added to the line-up, including the Ozark Mountain Daredevils on July 4 and En Vogue on July 5.
The 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.
Combined, the airports contribute more than 100,000 jobs with a payroll of $3.1 billion.
The 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.
Alexander 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.
Spokeswoman Meghan Spork said Polli will reach speeds of 140 mph as he does stunts such as flips during the three-minute flight over downtown.
The 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.
“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”