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3 years 5 months ago

Want to fly with a Marine today?

Two captains from the United States Marine Corps are in the Springs, giving interested individuals a taste of what it's like to be a pilot in the Marine Corps. The presentation includes a small information session followed by an in-flight experience in a small aircraft. The last session...

3 years 10 months ago

Pilot was trained for emergency landing

A Pueblo man is safe after making an emergency landing at the airport Saturday morning. Orlando Cuevas was flying his single engine Cessna Centurion C210 when the main landing gear jammed. With only the front wheels deployed, Cuevas made an emergency landing using the bottom of the plane to...

4 years 3 weeks ago

Fort Carson to get new brigade

Fort Carson will get a new aviation brigade, bringing another 2,700 troops, according to federal sources. The Army briefed Colorado's congressional delegation, and promised $240 million in spending to support the new brigade. "First and foremost, this means the soldiers of the 4th Infantry Division will be able...

4 years 7 months ago

FAA close to proposing pilot fatigue rule

Aviation officials are on the verge of proposing new rules governing the number of hours airline pilots may work in an effort to prevent tired flight crews from making fatal errors. The Federal Aviation Administration has taken 15 months to propose the rules despite promises of swift action from...

4 years 7 months ago

Montana plane crash revives 'lap child' debate

Federal transportation safety officials are using the crash of an overloaded plane in Montana to revive a debate about whether infants and toddlers should be allowed to travel on the laps of adults. The National Transportation Safety Board is asking the Federal Aviation Administration to require children under 2...

5 years 7 months ago

FAA says airlines are no longer its 'customers'

Airlines will no longer be called "customers" of the agency that regulates them. Randy Babbitt, the new Federal Aviation Administration chief, said Thursday that the agency will stop calling air carriers its "customers" - a practice adopted by the Bush administration. Babbitt also announced a series of initiatives aimed at...

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