STAFF BLOG THE AREA VOICES COMMUNITY Areavoices Digest #51 - Something for WWII buffs and more
I've always been intrigued by the World War II era, the photos, the music, and the people. Maybe that's why I'm so excited about the first of this week's recommended blogs. Check it out and the rest o... Posted on 10/19/11 at 8:53 AM
STAFF BLOG TRADE TALK Business ownership change to lead to job creation
West Fargos Mid-America Aviation has changed ownership and the companys former president and CEO says that means a major employment increase in the area.
Moog Inc., a worldwide designer, manufacturer... Posted on 10/1/10 at 4:58 PM
THE CITY BEAT UND experiment to open up airspace to UAVs
The City Beat has finally gotten a handle on UND stories that don't involve the Fighting Sioux nickname or any administrative stuff, which is what I've been trying to do for the past several months. A... Posted on 11/20/09 at 1:37 PM
THE VIEW FROM THIS SIDE OF THE LAKE Are Small Airports Just a Waste of Precious Economic Dollars?
USA Today stirred up a hornets nest on a piece they did in September in regards to the amount of money government spends to maintain small general aviation airports around the country. These ar... Posted on 10/12/09 at 5:35 PM
DALLAS — American Airlines grounded all flights across the United States for several hours Tuesday after a key computer system crashed, causing thousands of passengers to be stranded at airports and on planes.
FARGO – The Navy has canceled the Blue Angels’ performances for the rest of this year, including the flying team’s appearance at the Fargo AirSho, leaving organizers to figure out if they can pull off the Aug. 10-11 event without their top act.
MINNEAPOLIS — An American Eagle pilot was charged Tuesday with three gross misdemeanors after authorities said he failed a blood-alcohol test as he was preparing to fly a plane from Minneapolis to New York City in January.
Weather conditions required man to fly primarily using instruments rather than visually
DULUTH, Minn. – Duluth pilot Kevin Ferris, who died in a small-plane crash after flying into fog March 29, did not have the instrument rating recommended for the weather conditions forecast for his destination of Moorhead, according to a federal transportation report.
WASHINGTON — An emergency medical helicopter pilot flying over Missouri was sending and receiving text messages before crashing in 2011, the first time such distractions have been implicated in a fatal commercial aviation accident.
WASHINGTON — The closings of control towers at 149 small airports, due to begin this weekend because of government-wide spending cuts, are being delayed until June 15, federal regulators announced Friday.
PAGO PAGO, American Samoa — A tiny Samoa airline is giving passengers a big reason to lose weight: tickets sold not by the seat, but by the kilogram. Samoa Air planned on Wednesday to start pricing its first international flights based on the weight of its passengers and their bags.
ALEXANDRIA, Minn. – A single-engine, fixed-wing airplane crashed on northwest Lake Latoka here shortly after 10:30 a.m. Friday.
No serious injuries were reported, according to the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office.
Al Edenloff, Forum News Service
, March 29, 2013
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