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Nov 19, 2014

The Federal Aviation Administration has finished implementing its “NextGen” project for North Texas, with the goal to speed up air traffic into and out of the area’s airports, the agency said Wednesday. It said the system “will deliver more on-time flights for passengers while reducing pollution by thousands of metric tons each year.”

Nov 19, 2014

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The National Transportation Safety Board has issued a new ruling stating that drones are, in fact, aircraft, and it's rattling America's fledgling drone industry. The NTSB ruling means there could be fines for anyone operating a drone in a manner that the Federal Aviation Administration deems reckless or careless, reports CBS News transportation correspondent Jeff Pegues.

Unmanned Aircraft System
Oct 27, 2014

Tens of thousands of people flocked to north Fort Worth Sunday for the second and final day of the Bell Helicopter Fort Worth Alliance Air Show, an annual extravaganza of fast-flying jets, acrobatic pilots, extreme parachutists and other entertainers.

2014 Alliance Air Show
Oct 27, 2014

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas – Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi has been ranked among the Top 10 Universities Offering Degrees in UAS (unmanned aerial systems) by Development Counselors International.

Texas A&M University Corpus Christi, TX
Oct 24, 2014

DFW AIRPORT, Texas, Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport's 11th annual Aviation & Transportation Career Expo attracted more than 3,000 students interested in learning about potential careers in the aviation and transportation fields.

2014 DFW Career Expo nctaviationcareers.com
Oct 20, 2014

Orlando, FL, Oct. 19, 2014 – The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA), through NBAA Charities, offers a wide range of scholarships that support young people seeking careers in business aviation. This week at NBAA's Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (NBAA2014), ...recipients will be recognized at a press conference on Oct. 22 at 1 p.m. in the Orange County Convention Center.

Oct 13, 2014

Around 7:51 a.m. Monday, Southwest Airlines Flight 1013 left Kansas airspace and entered history.

The two-hour flight from Dallas Love Field to Denver was the first airline flight to take advantage of Monday’s end to the Wright amendment. It flew into Colorado, a state that for nearly 35 years was off-limits to nonstop service from Love Field.

Wright Amendment Repeal
Sep 29, 2014

The largest passenger jet in the world, the Airbus A380, landed Monday at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, completing the longest currently flown nonstop route in the world.

Sep 26, 2014

The McKinney Aviation Academy has taken off, and this week was a swooping reminder. McKinney National Airport, site of the program’s new fourth-year course, hosted the academy booster club’s largest-ever event Tuesday. Planes provided the backdrop for a 300-plus guest showing inside Monarch Air’s hangar.

McKinney ISD Aviation Event
Sep 18, 2014

FORT WORTH — Tarrant County College officials were joined by business and civic leaders on Wednesday to herald the opening of the college’s $20 million aviation learning center at Alliance Airport as a facility that will fill regional workforce needs for many years to come. Elva LeBlanc, president of TCC’s Northwest Campus, called the newly-renovated three-story, 163,500-square-foot facility “a beautiful learning environment.”

Tarrant County College at Alliance

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