September 11 attacks

September 8, 2011 - 11:33am

To commemorate the 10th anniversary of 9/11, AIN asked you–our readers–to write the narrative by sharing your own personal stories of that day, and share you certainly did. While some 3,650 days have passed since then, the accounts still include minute detail and raw emotion, evidence that 9/11 is indelibly etched in each of our minds forever.

September 8, 2011 - 7:59am

As editor of AINalerts, I recently asked readers to share their accounts of 9/11, so I thought it only fair to share my own story from that tragic day. At that time, I was living in Northern New Jersey and working out of AIN’s editorial offices in Midland Park, N.J.

September 8, 2011 - 4:59am

To commemorate the 10th anniversary of 9/11, AIN asked our readers–many of whom are corporate pilots–to write the narrative by sharing their own personal stories of that day, and share they did. While some 3,650 days have passed since then, their accounts still include minute details and raw emotion, evidence that 9/11 is indelibly etched in their minds forever.

September 6, 2011 - 11:30am

The Department of Homeland Security and the FBI issued an intelligence bulletin warning on Friday that “violent extremists with knowledge of general aviation and access to small planes pose a significant potential threat to the homeland.” In a separate memo sent to general aviation pilots a day later, the TSA said,

August 24, 2011 - 7:31am

For the complete report:
AIN_2011_TenYearsLater.pdf

May 26, 2011 - 3:05pm

In the wake of the killing of terrorist chieftain Osama bin Laden last month by U.S. forces in Pakistan, there have been reports of specially trained personnel from the Transportation Security Administration and Department of Homeland Security visiting FBOs located at airports served by airlines.

October 12, 2010 - 6:20am

Looking for information on the FAA’s OpSpecs Web site? As of August 31, the FAA shut down www.opspecs.com and moved all of that material to other Web sites. MMELs used to be hosted on the OpSpecs site, but now these are available at the Flight Standards Information Management System (http://fsims.faa.gov/).

June 17, 2010 - 1:13pm

The FAA is denying an accusation lodged in an Associated Press story that the agency is not allowing reporters to fly in aircraft over the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.

December 28, 2009 - 10:38am

On August 8, a tour helicopter climbing from a Hudson River heliport in Manhattan collided with a Piper PA-32 Lance piston single. In the ensuing crash, both aircraft were destroyed, and all nine people–three on the Piper and six on the Eurocopter AS 350BA–were killed.

September 29, 2009 - 7:01am

In the wake of the crash of Colgan Air Flight 3407 in February, how are safety programs and pilot hiring, training and testing practices being improved?

 
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