The Experimental Aircraft Association on Thursday inducted five people into the EAA Sport Aviation Halls of Fame. Award winners are selected by their peers for their outstanding contributions to the aviation community.
The Federal Aviation Administration has issued an Emergency Airworthiness Directive for Leonardo AW169 and AW189 twin-engine helicopter tail rotor servo-actuator assemblies. The directive instructs aircraft owners to inspect the nut, cotter pin, lock-wire and hinge bracket connected to the tail rotor servo-actuator feedback lever link, checking each connection of the tail rotor servo-actuator feedback lever link and applying a paint stripe or torque seal on the nut and reporting information to Leonardo.
Lactation space designer Mamava released a list of the top 10 US airports for breastfeeding mothers. Los Angeles International Airport tops the list with eight nursing rooms.
An off-duty police officer was arrested at Florida's St. Pete-Clearwater International Airport and charged with trespassing, battery and domestic battery after allegedly attacking a flight attendant and his own son. The man appeared intoxicated and had been asked to leave an Allegiant Air flight.
The Eastern Iowa Airport is advising travelers to arrive early to allow extra time for security screening. The airport has only one functioning screening lane due to a Transportation Security Administration equipment issue.
Dubai International Airport is expected to see more than 90 million passengers this year, according to Dubai Airports Chief Executive Paul Griffiths.
Alaska's Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport has changed its pickup and drop-off location in an effort to improve traffic flow there. Airport manager Jim Szczesniak also reminded passengers to help keep security lines moving by packing homemade holiday treats separately.
Georgia's Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport is the busiest airport in the world, but technology helps prevent congestion at the facility. Time-based flow management "is an important tool that air-traffic controllers use very effectively to manage traffic at ATL," said a spokesperson for the Federal Aviation Administration.
Montana's Missoula International Airport has more to offer holiday travelers this year, including American Airlines service to Dallas and more available seats due to larger aircraft. The airport has also added a post-security restaurant.