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Last Year's Winter Chaos At Detroit Metro Airport May Draw FAA FineThe November 2014 storm led to a jet sliding off a runway and three commercial airlines stranded on the deicing pad.
FAA: Plane Hit By Laser While Flying Near Detroit Metro AirportThe FAA says the plane was among more than 20 aircraft reported struck by lasers from the ground on Wednesday over a number of U.S. cities.
Federal Judge Clears Detroit Florist's Delivery By DroneA federal judge's ruling last week that the Federal Aviation Administration has no jurisdiction over small drone aircraft means a Commerce Township florist will resume testing flower delivery by drone.
FAA Grounds Valentine's Flower Delivery DroneA Commerce Township floral delivery company says the Federal Aviation Administration has grounded its experiment in delivering flowers by unmanned mini-helicopter.
Closings Of Mich. Airport Control Towers DelayedThe expected closures of three air traffic control towers in Michigan are among 149 nationwide that will now be delayed.
Battle Creek Paying To Keep Kellogg Airport Tower OpenA Battle Creek official says the city plans to contract with a private company to keep the control tower open at W.K. Kellogg Airport.
3 Michigan Air Traffic Control Towers To CloseThree air traffic control towers in Michigan -- including one in Detroit -- are among 149 nationwide that will be closed due to federal budget cuts.
Experimental Plane Crashes In Holland, Kills PilotAuthorities in western Michigan say a man who was making touch-and-go landings with his home-built plane died near Tulip City Airport in Holland.
Aviation Shutdown Halts Project At MetroThe partial FAA shutdown has airport projects - and the ability to pay for them - in limbo. At Metro Airport, there's an $8 million federal grant grounded in Washington.
Pilot Injured When Home-built Helicopter CrashesThe pilot of a small, home-built helicopter has suffered minor injuries following a crash in Jackson County.
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