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Air traffic center fire snarls Chicago flights

CHICAGO | A contract employee set fire at a suburban Chicago air traffic control center where he worked, bringing two of the nation's busiest airports to a halt Friday, according to a criminal complaint.

September 27, 2014 12:00 am Related

FAA regulations thwart model airplane hobbyists

Read the released FAA document? This adds to banning of model flying at national parks and within 30 miles of the president. All by this presidency. A congressional bill protects the hobby of model airplanes, but the FAA challenges Congress's authority.

July 08, 2014 11:30 am

Federal regulations grounding some flying cameras

VALPARAISO | Jeff Safrin decided to ground his high-flying idea for visually recording his clients' homes from above after learning of federal regulations that required him either to get a pilot's license or face a large fine.

June 24, 2014 7:24 pm

EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Crossing into future at Gary/Chicago International Airport

Gary/Chicago International Airport has two runways. The longest, at 7,000 feet, runs northwest/southeast and is referred by its compass bearing 12/30, meaning 120 and 300 degrees, respectively, from due north. Within a year, the runway will have been lengthened to 8,900 feet.

May 26, 2013 12:00 am
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May 03, 2013 12:00 am
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May 01, 2013 12:00 am
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April 30, 2013 12:00 am
Airport simulates crash drill

Airport simulates crash drill

Authorities with the Gary/Chicago International Airport and Gary emergency units staged a mock crash to test its response.

June 06, 2012 9:59 pm

EDITORIAL: Don't let railroads spike airport plan

When the FAA-approved expansion of Gary/Chicago International Airport was announced, the expectation was that the runway expansion would be completed with all due haste. It should have been done by now, yet the groundbreaking hasn't even taken place.

February 20, 2011 12:00 am
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