A lightning bolt recently struck land near Yellowstone Regional Airport in Cody, Wyo., damaging a piece of Federal Aviation Administration-owned equipment and causing an outage to the reporting system.
Up until now, only the U.S. military has had access to the behemoth Chinook CH-47D helicopter.
LOST TRAIL PASS — Ravalli County Undersheriff Steve Holton announced on Wednesday morning that investigators have tentatively identified the aircraft and the pilot who perished in the airplane crash at Lost Trail Ski Area on Tuesday evening.
WILLISTON, N.D. — North Dakota state and local officials hosted the head of the Federal Aviation Administration in Williston on Monday to push their case for federal assistance and funding for infrastructure development at several airports strained by the state's oil boom.
FAA weather contractor Ramy Ramos measures snow at Billings Logan International Airport on Monday. By 11:30 a.m., Billings reached 98.9 inches of snowfall for the season, passing the mark for the snowiest winter on record.
Jim Allbright, of Bozeman, finished telling a crowd of several hundred of his colleagues a story about getting roped into flying thousands of extra pounds of supplies on a cargo flight between Mexico and Miami, Fla.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The Federal Aviation Administration is proposing a $304,000 civil penalty against Great Lakes Aviation of Cheyenne for allegedly conducting 19 flights in January 2011 with aircraft that weren’t in compliance with federal aviation regulations.
One of two people injured in a plane crash near Fort Smith is being treated at a Billings hospital, but authorities have released little more information about the incident.
Authorities have identified the pilot killed in a Saturday airplane crash in northern McCone County as Darin Ray Brown, 38, and are now working to figure out what happened.
The air traffic control tower at Glacier Park International Airport near Kalispell is the only Montana tower among the 149 contract towers the Federal Aviation Administration said it is closing due to federal budget cuts.
Nine Montana cities that receive federal subsidized commercial airline flights have a slightly better chance of keeping that service.
KALISPELL - Officials in northwestern Montana say a 27-year-old Washington state man has died after his parachute failed to open while skydiving.
SALT LAKE CITY — The Federal Aviation Administration says a report of a downed single-engine aircraft in Utah or Wyoming was an apparent hoax.
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