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Remote controlled aircraft now much more than toys

Gene Chambliss first became interested in remote controlled aircraft about 35 years ago when his parents bought him a gas-powered, remote controlled Cessna 172. “After that I was pretty much hooked on remote control aircraft of one type or another,” Chambliss said. » READ COMPLETE STORY at Hattiesburg Business Today by clicking here …

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Richton-Perry County Airport awarded $105,000 grant

RICHTON — The Richton-Perry County Airport received a $105,000 Airport Improvement Program grant to clear obstructing growth along the approach to its runway. The grant is among more than $4.1 million awarded Monday to 16 Mississippi airports by the Federal Aviation Administration. The grants represented a second round of AIP funding for Mississippi airports. Last month, the FAA awarded $9.75 ...

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Gold Coast Skydivers hope to stay in Lumberton

LUMBERTON — Lumberton Mayor Miriam Holder said she realizes that Leanne Igo, owner of Gold Coast Skydivers, needs to be able to make a living off her weekend business at I.H. Bass Jr. Memorial Airport. Igo said she can understand the cash-strapped city looking somewhat askance at renewing a contract that had her company paying $100 a year in rent. ...

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