FAA

  • BREAKING: Airplane crashes at Atlanta Motorsports Park

    DAWSONVILLE, Ga. – An airplane has crashed at Atlanta Motorsports Park in Dawsonville, according to the FAA. The aircraft is a Piper P32R-300. The crash occurred around 8:30 a.m. Monday morning. The aircraft departed from Lee Gilmer Memorial Airport in Gainesville, Georgia and was going to the Gary/Chicago International Airport in...
  • The ‘Incredible Shrinking Airline Seat,’ Court Says FAA Must Reconsider Regulating Size

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — A federal appeals court has ruled that the Federal Aviation Administration must review its decision not to review airplane seat size, saying that the administration did not provide sufficient information in response to a petition asking the agency to regulate airline seat sizes. The petition was...
  • Look what caused a fire on the plane!

    The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is investigating a laptop battery fire that erupted aboard a JetBlue flight. It was scary moments for the 158 people on board JetBlue flight 915. While flying between New York and San Francisco Tuesday night, passengers noticed smoke coming from a carry-on bag. Inside...
  • Appeals court strikes down FAA drone registration rule!

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal appeals court has struck down a federal regulation that required owners of recreational drones and other model aircraft to register the devices with the Federal Aviation Administration. The FAA had announced the rule in 2015 in response to growing reports of drones flying near...