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Drones flying despite FAA ban, but industry wants rules

‘It’s like the FAA is trying to stop technology.’

LANSING — State and university officials as well as entrepreneurs in Michigan are anxiously awaiting the results of a federal appeal that will affect how a commercial drone industry develops in the state and across the country. Read More

Ford airport aces FAA inspection

July 26, 2013
For the fourth year in a row, Gerald R. Ford International Airport has passed its Federal Aviation Administration certification and safety inspection — with zero discrepancies. Read More

Rothbury Executive Air cleared for $6.8M hangar at Ford airport

April 10, 2013
A decision by the Federal Aviation Administration this month has cleared the way for Rothbury Executive Air to become the third fixed-base operator to lease space at Gerald R. Ford International Airport. Read More

Unmanned drones soar into regulation

LANSING — Amid a roiling national debate about U.S. military-targeted drone strikes abroad and privacy concerns at home, some higher education institutions in Michigan are seeking authorization to fly their own unmanned aircraft for testing and research. Read More

WMU colleges co-pilot federal aviation 'Center for Excellence'

October 11, 2012
A proud bronco is joining a national flock of aviators to move the entire industry forward. Read More