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Two Anchorage men were critically injured when a small plane flying over the Iron Dog snowmachine race crashed near Rainy Pass Lodge on Alaska's Iditarod Trail.Colleen Mondor
Airspace users should be aware that GPS signals could be unreliable or unavailable, this time in the Anchorage area, as a result of tests being conducted next week.
Airspace users should be aware that GPS signals could be unreliable or unavailable in Interior Alaska as a result of tests being conducted over the next couple of weeks.Colleen Mondor
The "short takeoff and landing," or STOL, competition at the national AirVenture aviation gathering in Oshkosh, Wisc. was dominated by Palmer pilot Frank Knapp.Colleen Mondor
The first aerial survey of Alaska showed many industries the potential of aviation to enhance their future, particularly the lucrative Southeast Alaska fishing industry.Colleen Mondor

The 1926 mission that shaped the future of aviation in Alaska

August 1, 2014 - 11:20am -- maia
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In the summer of 1926, battling cloudy skies and low level fog, the USGS conducted an improbably successful aerial survey of Southeast Alaska, photographing 10,000 miles of the territory, generating 17,280 negatives, and galvanizing relationships between the state's fledgling aviation industry and forestry, mining and fishing.

Head east following the Yukon River to Eagle and Dawson City for a tour of Alaska and the Yukon's gold rush history.Colleen Mondor
Operating primarily in rural Alaska,​ Hageland Aviation, a division of Ravn Alaska, is the largest scheduled Part 135 passenger carrier in the United States. After a series of accidents and incidents, it faces the fallout from several investigations.Colleen Mondor
Members of the FAA's Surveillance and Broadcast Services program would like to know how 20 Automated Weather Observing Systems are serving the public.Colleen Mondor


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