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Gov’t Asks FAA Safety Inspectors for a Big No-Interest Loan

http://www.credit.com

The last continuing resolution expired Tuesday. With that expiration, the F.A.A. lost its ability to charge the 7.5% tax on airline tickets, which funds most of the agency’s functions. That means the agency is losing $200 million a week, according to the American Association of Airport Executives, money that is normally used to pay safety inspectors and improve airport facilities.

The agency also lost its ability to write checks or pay its credit card bills. Which leaves the inspectors to pay their own expenses.

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FAA Air Traffic Control Computers Still Vulnerable To Cyber Attack

http://wire.antiwar.com

After having it brought to their attention last year, the FAA still has not managed to protect its computers from cyber attack, citing the need to implement new air traffic control systems rather than protect its current systems.

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Government under pressure to open US skies to unmanned drones

http://www.chicagotribune.com

government wants to have unmaned drones patrolling the skies.

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