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Drones Banned From International Balloon Fiesta

Hundreds of hot air balloons fill the sky just as the sun rises over the mountains bordering the city’s eastern edge. In the opposite direction, the view is just as awesome, with the wave of colorful orbs and special shapes standing out against the backdrop of a cottonwood forest and the Rio Grande.

10/02/2014

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Laser Pointer Gets Henderson Man Two Years

Case involved lasers pointed at Metro Police helicopters

09/24/2014

Air traffic control tower under construction at McCarran International Airport. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Costly Delay For New Airport Control Tower

Authorities say a construction error will delay completion of a $99 million Federal Aviation Administration tower at McCarran International Airport, and could cost millions of dollars to fix.

08/08/2014

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Officials: 1 Dead In Small Plane Crash In Dayton

Authorities say one person has died from a small plane crash discovered Tuesday afternoon near Dayton Valley Airpark.

06/04/2014

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Tips On Packing Lightly For Vacation

For the first-time traveler hoping to avoid baggage fees to the experienced globetrotter, the following 10 tips will help teach you how to pack more efficiently and maybe even more safely.

02/28/2014

Universities are offering degrees in drone design, research and production across the country as engineering students at the University of Nevada, Reno prepare for their future in robotic flight careers. (Photo by Andreas Rentz/Getty Images)

Nevada University Offers ‘Drone Degrees,’ State Looks To Be Center Of Robot Industry

Universities are offering degrees in drone design, research and production across the country as engineering students at the University of Nevada, Reno prepare for their future in robotic flight careers.

02/25/2014

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Balloon Rides To ‘Space’ For $75,000 A Seat

A company is planning on allowing people to ride higher than 98,000 feet above Earth’s atmosphere in a specially designed balloon for $75,000 a person.

10/23/2013

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Airports Brace For Delays From Furloughs

Commercial airline flights moved smoothly throughout most of the country on Sunday, but experts say the first real test is Monday when traffic increases amid furloughs of air traffic controllers resulting from government spending cuts.

04/22/2013

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FAA Probes JetBlue’s Las Vegas Emergency Landing

Federal aviation officials are investigating emergency landing in Las Vegas last weekend of a New York-bound aircraft that circled for almost four hours after the pilot reported a hydraulic system failure.

06/21/2012

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Southwest Pilot Aborts Vegas-Bound Flight

A Southwest Airlines flight from Burbank to Las Vegas was aborted after an unusual noise was heard in the back of the plane during takeoff.

05/29/2012

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