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File photo of a drone. (credit: Robert MacPherson/AFP/Getty Images)

High-Altitude Drone Flight Prompts FAA Warning At Airport

An Alabama man said Wednesday that he is keeping his drone aircraft closer to the ground after a high-altitude flight prompted a warning to pilots at Birmingham’s airport.

07/03/2014

FAA Investigators want to know why an Atlanta air traffic controller suddenly reversed his orders to the crew. (Getty Images)

FAA: Traffic Controller Gave Delta Flight Crew Conflicting Orders

No one on board Delta Airlines Flight 630 was hurt after a communications mixup at Hartsfield-Jackson.

06/13/2014

(Credit: Courtesy of Ryan Cameron)

Tips On Packing Lightly For Vacation

For the first-time traveler hoping to avoid baggage fees to the experienced globetrotter, the following 10 tips will help teach you how to pack more efficiently and maybe even more safely.

02/25/2014

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3 Dead In Plane Crash At Airport In West Georgia

Three people were fatally injured Saturday when a small plane crashed at an airport in west Georgia.

02/22/2014

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Furloughs Could Cause Travel Delays At Atlanta

ATLANTA (AP) — Passengers at Atlanta’s airport could experience travel delays on the first weekday after furloughs for thousands of air traffic controllers. The cutbacks began Sunday because of federal budget cuts required by Congress, […]

04/22/2013

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FAA To Close 5 Georgia Airport Towers

ATLANTA (AP/WAOK) – The Federal Aviation Administration has announced five Georgia airport traffic control towers are slated to close because of automatic spending cuts. Federal officials Friday released a list of 149 contract towers that […]

WAOK-AM–03/22/2013

File photo of an unmanned U.S. drone. (credit: Getty Images)

A Veteran And Now A Congressman, Van Huss Seeks To Limit Police Drones In Tennessee

Tennessee lawmakers are preparing to take up a measure that seeks to restrict police agencies in the state from using unmanned drone aircraft and the sponsor is someone with experience piloting drones.

03/20/2013

File photo of a small jet. (credit: ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

5 Dead After Small Jet Crashes Off End Of Runway

Authorities were investigating after a small jet crashed off the end of a runway after landing in eastern Georgia, killing five people and injuring two.

02/21/2013

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FAA: 3 People On Plane That Crashed In Alabama

Authorities say three people were on board a small plane when it crashed in the Jasper area, northwest of Birmingham.

01/02/2013

Photo by Jean Ross WAOK-AM

Atlanta Leaders Concerned About Lack of FAA Bill

ATLANTA (WAOK)-Atlanta leaders are concerned about the effects of the Congressional stalemate that has caused a partial shutdown of the Federal Aviation Administration. So far 336 employees in Metro Atlanta have been effected but the long term toll […]

WAOK-AM–07/25/2011

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