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July 25, 2016
Prospective drone pilots expected to seek out ND testing centers soon
GRAND FORKS, N.D. – Come Aug. 29, the Federal Aviation Administration testing center at the University of North Dakota is expected to get a little busier. That date marks the day when federal regulations go into effect for commercial and government operators of unmanned aircraft...
July 25, 2016 - 7:03am
December 27, 2014
Looming pilot shortage threatens regional airlines
FARGO -- The adage "What goes up must come down," is coming home to roost for commercial aviation. For decades, the industry's consistent story was one of large numbers of pilots competing for very few open jobs. Today, airlines — particularly regional carriers —...
December 27, 2014 - 7:50am
December 15, 2014
Pilots and airport officials oppose Air Force training space
BAKER, Mont. -- Russell Burdick had been interested in aeronautics for years, but it wasn't until he was in his '70s, after his wife had passed away, that he learned to pilot a plane. But after earning his wings, investing in a hangar at the Baker Municipal Airport and building...
December 15, 2014 - 7:10am
March 25, 2014
Friends, pilots mourn loss of airshow flyer ‘Fang’ Maroney
FARGO — Local pilots and Air Guard members mourned the loss of one of their own on Monday, stumped by what could have caused accomplished pilot Jim “Fang” Maroney to fatally crash his plane into a Tennessee mountain. Maroney, a staple in the Fargo AirSho and former commander...
March 25, 2014 - 7:43am
February 27, 2014
Pilot Trend: Networks go nuclear with family comedies
It’s early in the 2014 pilot season, but a new sitcom trend has already started to emerge among broadcast networks, and it’s almost as old as television comedy itself: the nuclear family series. Eight pilots ordered by broadcast networks center around a patriarch and...
February 27, 2014 - 2:00am
November 21, 2010
TSA: Pilots to be exempt from intrusive screening
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Pilots are getting a break from going through the stepped-up and intrusive screening of airline passengers that is causing a growing outcry from the public. Just days before the hectic Thanksgiving holiday travel period, Transportation Security Administration...
November 21, 2010 - 8:00pm
May 19, 2010
Student pilots get behind the controls
KIMBALL, S.D. -- Some Kimball students moved from operating a flight simulator in class to getting behind the controls of a small, four-seat...
May 19, 2010 - 7:38am
April 13, 2010
Polish air crash puts spotlight on pilots' duties
NEW YORK (AP) -- Even up against tough weather and tight schedules, pilots are supposed to have the last word on when, where and how to land their aircraft. But aviation veterans, trying to make sense of the fog-shrouded crash that killed Poland's president, say pressures on pilots...
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April 13, 2010 - 1:00am
January 21, 2010
N.D. Aviation Hall inducting two pilots
FARGO (AP) -- The North Dakota Aviation Hall of Fame is inducting two pilots. They are Alexander Macdonald, of Fargo, former North Dakota National Guard adjutant general, and Ron Deck, of Hillsboro, a pioneer of GPS satellite guidance for crop sprayers. Macdonald and Deck will...
January 21, 2010 - 8:04am
November 27, 2009
FAA transcripts show efforts to reach Flight 188
By JOSHUA FREED The Associated Press Air traffic controllers asked the Northwest Airlines pilots who overflew Minneapolis repeatedly about what had happened on the plane, according to transcripts released Friday by the Federal Aviation Administration. The Oct. 21 flight...
November 27, 2009 - 2:30pm
Unanswered questions on war
In his book, "Wired for War: The Robotics Revolution and Conflict in the 21st Century," P.W. Singer -- director of the Brookings Institute's 21st-Century Defense Initiative -- describes our use of lethal pilotless drone planes in Iraq and Afghanistan by noting that the pilots directing...
November 27, 2009 - 7:05am
November 4, 2009
Other views: It's too early to ban computers in cockpits
Texting while driving is one thing. The evidence on that is in, and the conclusion is hard to avoid: The practice is wildly dangerous, and authorities are right to be talking about a ban. But Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., and others in Washington are jumping the gun by trying to ban...
November 4, 2009 - 7:20am
October 29, 2009
Military notified too late to launch fighter jets
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The U.S. military would have launched fighter jets to track down an errant Northwest Airlines flight that overshot the Minneapolis airport if officials had been notified sooner, a top commander said Thursday as federal authorities defended the decision to revoke...
October 29, 2009 - 8:15pm
September 23, 2009
Montana town lands Canadian
SIDNEY, Mont. (AP) -- Five years of effort by farmer-rancher Bryan Prevost will pay off this weekend when the Canadian Forces Snowbirds acrobatic team headline an air show at Sidney in eastern Montana. Prevost, a third-generation pilot, submitted numerous applications and even found...
Nation and World/News
September 23, 2009 - 8:14am
May 13, 2009
UND to train Saudi helicopter pilots
GRAND FORKS (AP) -- The University of North Dakota says it has a $17 million contract to train 75 Saudis to fly helicopters over the next several years. UND Aerospace Foundation Executive Director Chuck Pineo said the first of the students are in Grand Forks and are learning English...
May 13, 2009 - 7:52am