Posts Tagged ‘flying’

FAA grounds state agency’s toy helicopter

BILOXI — A toy helicopter the Mississippi Department of Marine Resources planned to use to fly over marshland to monitor invasive species has been grounded. The Federal Aviation Administration said its regulations for a toy helicopter under such circumstances are the same as those for a military predator drone. MDMR’s project manager Mike Pursley told […] [...]

Supervisors hoping to land federal grant for airport improvements

by Associated Press Published: May 21,2012

Tags: air, air travel, airports, aviation, flying, grants, improvements, runway, transportation, travel

PONTOTOC COUNTY — Pontotoc County supervisors are hoping for a federal grant to help make runway improvements at the county airport. The Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal reports the decision came after an engineer told supervisors the runway needed resealing because the pavement was showing signs of age. The cost of the project is estimated at […] [...]

Supervisors delay action on Greenwood-Leflore Airport grant

by Associated Press Published: February 9,2012

Tags: air travel, airplanes, airports, aviation, county government, federal government, flying, grant, supervisors, transportation, travel

GREENWOOD — Leflore County supervisors have delayed action on a grant to tear down and rebuild a general aviation area at the Greenwood-Leflore Airport. The Greenwood Commonwealth reports the general aviation area has never been used because of design problems. Supervisors say they want to meet with the airport board next week. The Delta Regional […] [...]

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