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Metro Detroit Company Gets FAA Approval For Drone Use

“We are the first firm in Michigan to get an exemption for sort of sundry commercial use.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/10/2015

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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.


Reince Priebus (L) looks on as former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney works on his iPad aboard his campaign plane on October 29, 2012. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images, File)

FAA Weighs Easing Limits On Electronic Devices

You may soon be able to leave that tablet or smartphone on during takeoff and landing.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/27/2013

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Police Identify Pilot, Flight Student Killed In Crash

An 81-year-old pilot and his 20-year-old passenger were killed when a small plane went down in Genesee County near Flint.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/18/2013

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Pellston Airport Plans $1.5M Passenger Bridge Fix

Authorities are planning a $1.47 million project at a northern Michigan airport to replace a 10-year-old passenger bridge.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/11/2013

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Skydive Company Operator: No Fault In Close Call

The operator of a southeast Michigan skydiving company says his pilot is blameless in a close encounter with a Spirit Airlines plane that forced a jetliner into a sharp evasive dive.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/03/2013

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FAA Probes Close Call Of Spirit Jet, Small Plane

A passenger calls the experience “horrifying.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/01/2013


Closings Of Mich. Airport Control Towers Delayed

The expected closures of three air traffic control towers in Michigan are among 149 nationwide that will now be delayed.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/06/2013

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Battle Creek Paying To Keep Kellogg Airport Tower Open

A Battle Creek official says the city plans to contract with a private company to keep the control tower open at W.K. Kellogg Airport.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/04/2013

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3 Michigan Air Traffic Control Towers To Close

Three air traffic control towers in Michigan — including one in Detroit — are among 149 nationwide that will be closed due to federal budget cuts.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/22/2013