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The Hondajet Finishes 2017 as the Most Delivered Jet in its Category

21 Feb 19:03 | U.S. News

Honda Aircraft Company announced today that the HondaJet was the most delivered jet in its category for 2017, based on numbers provided by the General Aviation Manufacturers Association. During 2017, Honda Aircraft delivered 43 aircraft to customers in North America, Latin America, Europe and Asia. As customer demand continues to increase, the company is steadily ramping up production and is currently manufacturing the aircraft at a rate of four per month at its 133-plus acre world headquarters ...read more »

Watch - Listeriosis in South Africa

12 Feb 00:00 | U.S. News

There is an outbreak of listeriosis in South Africa. People usually become ill with listeriosis after eating contaminated foods. Travelers to South Africa, especially those with higher risk of infection, may wish to avoid certain foods to reduce their risk of infection.read more »

Recent Airports Advisory Circulars Update -- U.S. Federal Aviation Administration Website

8 Jun 2017 | U.S. News

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We recently added the following AC(s) to the New and Revised Airports Advisory Circulars http://www.faa.gov/airports/resources/recent_advisory_circulars/ pageon the FAA website:

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Honda Targeting Introduction of Level 4 Automated Driving Capability by 2025

8 Jun 2017 | U.S. News

Highly automated freeway driving by 2020 Level 4 automated driving system for Honda vehicles by 2025 Test drives of Honda AD technology held at R&D center in Japan Honda today announced that it is targeting the year 2025 for the introduction of vehicles with highly-automated driving capability in most driving situations (SAE Level 4). This new goal builds upon earlier-announced plans for Honda and Acura vehicles to have highly-automated freeway driving capability (SAE Level 3) by 2020. Thes...read more »

News and New Resources for Airport Projects-- U.S. Federal Aviation Administration Website

7 Jun 2017 | U.S. News

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New teen drivers 3 times as likely to be involved in a deadly crash

5 Jun 2017 | U.S. News

New teen drivers ages 16-17 years old are three times as likely as adults to be involved in a deadly crash, according to new research from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety. read more »

SENSR Team Gets Green Light for Spectrum Analysis

2 Jun 2017 | U.S. News

June 2 The FAA and partner agencies receive approval and funding for a possible spectrum auction in 2024.

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American Honda Cars and Trucks Continue Strong Balanced Sales in May

1 Jun 2017 | U.S. News

Honda HR-V sets new all-time monthly record in May, jumping 29 percent Honda CR-V exceeds 32,000 sales for the month to post a 9.6 percent increase Accord and Civic join CR-V, with each posting more than 31,000 sales for the month Acura TLX sales increase 8.4 percent in May after record April sales Acura RDX sales gain 12.8 percent in May, pushing Acura trucks to a 7.8 percent rise American Honda Motor Co., Inc. today reported total May sales of 148,414 Honda and Acura vehicles, an increase of ...read more »

Fly Safe: Prevent Loss of Control Accidents

31 May 2017 | U.S. News

May 31 This month, FlySafe looks at Minimum Control Airspeed and Angle of Attack

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Drone vs. Truck Deliveries: Which Create Less Carbon Pollution?

31 May 2017 | U.S. News

Delivering packages with drones can reduce carbon dioxide emissions in certain circumstances as compared to truck deliveries, a new study from University of Washington transportation engineers finds.read more »

FAA Proposes $435,000 Civil Penalty Against United Airlines

30 May 2017 | U.S. News

*Date:* May 30, 2017

*Contact:* Tony Molinaro

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FAA Proposes $435,000 Civil Penalty Against United Airlines

30 May 2017 | U.S. News

*Date:* May 30, 2017

*Contact:* Tony Molinaro

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Increased Facial And Head Injuries After Motorcycle Helmet Law Change In Michigan

30 May 2017 | U.S. News

Skull fractures and other head and facial injuries from motorcycle trauma in Michigan have doubled since that state relaxed its motorcycle helmet laws, reports a new study. read more »

FAA Proposes $63,000 Civil Penalty Against Gladwin Paint Company for Alleged HazMat Violations

23 May 2017 | U.S. News

*Date: *May 23, 2017

*Contact: *Elizabeth Isham Cory

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FAA Proposes $63,000 Civil Penalty Against Gladwin Paint Company for Alleged HazMat Violations

23 May 2017 | U.S. News

*Date: *May 23, 2017

*Contact: *Elizabeth Isham Cory

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Honda 2017 Digital FactBook

22 May 2017 | U.S. News

The 2017 Digital FactBook is an annual report, which provides an overview of Honda's global operations, as well as detailed historical and up-to-date information concerning Honda's sales, manufacturing and R&D operations in North America. This report includes a general chronology, which highlights the significant milestones in Honda's corporate history. The 2017 Digital FactBook includes the following: Corporate directory of key locations and contacts by region Overview of worldwide operatio...read more »

FAA Statement Regarding US Court of Appeals Decision

19 May 2017 | U.S. News

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FAA Statement Regarding US Court of Appeals Decision

19 May 2017 | U.S. News

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Bolder 2018 Acura TLX Arrives in Showrooms Next Month With Class-leading Technology and Enhanced Style

18 May 2017 | U.S. News

Bold new style inspired by Acura Precision Concept New A-Spec variant adds dynamic dimension, distinct style and performance character to TLX V6 TLX leads segment with AcuraWatch™ technologies now standard The refreshed 2018 Acura TLX performance luxury sedan goes on sale June 1 with a more sporty and alluring look reflecting the brand's new design direction, along with an all-new TLX A-Spec variant, and new premium features. The 2018 TLX offers AcuraWatch™ as standard equipment on ...read more »

Miami Student Earns Visit From Honda’s Humanoid Robot

17 May 2017 | U.S. News

Samantha Shestack's vision of the future earned her and her Miami North Beach Elementary School classmates a chance to experience the future of robotics, including Honda's state-of-the-art humanoid robot ASIMO. The fourth-grader wrote an engaging essay discussing the importance of robots in the future and illustrated the many ways they would help society. "Robots will be very helpful in schools for various reasons," wrote Shestack. "They can teach, help and test students all on their own. The ro...read more »

Three Honda Manufacturing Plants Earn EPA ENERGY STAR Certification

9 May 2017 | U.S. News

For the 11th consecutive year, two of Honda's Ohio automobile manufacturing plants have earned the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA's) ENERGY STAR certification, while Honda Manufacturing of Indiana achieved the designation for the fifth year in a row. In addition to the Marysville and East Liberty auto plants, the new Honda Heritage Center and an American Honda office building in Marysville also received ENERGY STAR certification. EPA ENERGY STAR certification signifies that the faci...read more »

Honda Honors its Top North American Suppliers

8 May 2017 | U.S. News

Honda honored nearly 100 North American auto suppliers for achievements in supplying parts and materials at the 33rd annual Honda Supplier Conference, attended by representatives from more than 600 original equipment suppliers and more than 300 service parts suppliers, May 4-5, in Birmingham, Alabama. During the conference, Honda emphasized the importance of quality and innovation as the key to navigating the future of changing customer demand. The company honored suppliers in two areas – ...read more »

Honda Honors its Top North American Suppliers

8 May 2017 | U.S. News

BIRMINGHAM – Honda honored nearly 100 North American auto suppliers for achievements in supplying parts and materials at the 33rd annual Honda Supplier Conference, attended by representatives from more than 600 original equipment suppliers and more than 300 service parts suppliers, May 4-5, in Birmingham, Alabama. During the conference, Honda emphasized the importance of quality and innovation as the key to navigating the future of changing customer demand. The company honored suppliers in...read more »

News and New Resources for Airport Projects-- U.S. Federal Aviation Administration Website

4 May 2017 | U.S. News

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We recently added the following items to the Airport News and New Resources http://www.faa.gov/airports/news_information/news/ page on the FAA website:

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American Honda Reports April Sales with Record for Honda Trucks

2 May 2017 | U.S. News

Honda Division sales up 1.2 percent for first four months of 2017 CR-V posts fifth straight record month, up 26.6 percent for the year HR-V sets new April record, up 25.5 percent for the year Civic and Accord sales remain strong with retail customers Acura TLX sales jump 39.1 percent in April TORRANCE, Calif. – American Honda Motor Co., Inc. today reported April sales of 138,386 Honda and Acura vehicles, a decrease of 7.0 percent from year-ago results. The Honda Division saw a decrease of...read more »

American Honda Reports April Sales with Record for Honda Trucks

2 May 2017 | U.S. News

Honda Division sales up 1.2 percent for first four months of 2017 CR-V posts fifth straight record month, up 26.6 percent for the year HR-V sets new April record, up 25.5 percent for the year Civic and Accord sales remain strong with retail customers Acura TLX sales jump 39.1 percent in April American Honda Motor Co., Inc. today reported April sales of 138,386 Honda and Acura vehicles, a decrease of 7.0 percent from year-ago results. The Honda Division saw a decrease of 6.3 percent on sales of ...read more »

BTS Statistics Release: 2016 Annual and 4th Quarter Airline Financial Data

2 May 2017 | U.S. News

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Honda Volunteers Provide Hope in Latest "Who Makes a Honda" Video

1 May 2017 | U.S. News

John Duffy and James Dillard, who provide hope and inspiration through a prison fellowship program, are the latest Honda associates featured in the What Makes a Honda is Who Makes a Honda video series. The Honda of America Mfg. associates have been volunteering together in a prison ministry for the past year and have developed a special bond that comes from helping others. On a consistent basis, the two men visit with men incarcerated at the North Central Correctional Institution in Marion, Ohio...read more »

FAA Issues Study on UAS Human Collision Hazards

28 Apr 2017 | U.S. News

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FAA Evaluates Drone Detection Systems at DFW

28 Apr 2017 | U.S. News

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Fly Safe: Prevent Loss of Control Accidents

27 Apr 2017 | U.S. News

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BTS Statistics Release: 4th-Quarter 2016 Air Fare Data

25 Apr 2017 | U.S. News

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BasicMed Begins

24 Apr 2017 | U.S. News

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Watch - Malaria in Burundi

24 Apr 2017 | U.S. News

A malaria epidemic has been declared by the Burundi Ministry of Health. CDC continues to recommend that travelers to Burundi take prescription medicine to prevent malaria.read more »

California Cities Dominate List Of Nation's Most Polluted Regions

21 Apr 2017 | U.S. News

The American Lung Association's State of the Air 2017 report found California has the dubious distinction of being home to the majority of the Top 10 cities with ozone and particle pollution in the United States. read more »

FAA to Hold Airspace Workshops in Las Vegas

20 Apr 2017 | U.S. News

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BTS Statistics Release: January 2017 U.S. Airline Traffic Data

20 Apr 2017 | U.S. News

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Consumers Fear Technology Failures With Autonomous Vehicles

19 Apr 2017 | U.S. News

With the exception of Gen Y, all other generational groups are becoming more skeptical of self-driving technology, which poses a new challenge to car manufacturers and technology developers, according to the J.D. Power 2017 U.S. Tech Choice Study. read more »

Flight Cancellations Down From Previous Year, January 2017

18 Apr 2017 | U.S. News

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Watch - Measles in Germany

17 Apr 2017 | U.S. News

Health officials in Germany have reported an outbreak of measles. CDC recommends that travelers to Germany protect themselves by making sure they are vaccinated against measles.read more »

Watch - Measles in Italy

17 Apr 2017 | U.S. News

Health officials in Italy have reported an outbreak of measles. CDC recommends that travelers to Italy protect themselves by making sure they are vaccinated against measles.read more »

Watch - Measles in Belgium

17 Apr 2017 | U.S. News

Health officials in Belgium have reported an outbreak of measles. CDC recommends that travelers to Belgium protect themselves by making sure they are vaccinated against measles.read more »

Honda Silicon Valley Lab Takes on Global Role as New Company: Honda R&D Innovations, Inc. (Honda Innovations)

13 Apr 2017 | U.S. News

New company will drive collaboration between Honda and innovators in product development, manufacturing, and new business creation Expanded scope includes connected machine intelligence/robotics, sharing economy and manufacturing innovation Honda Silicon Valley Lab, the global open innovation hub within Honda R&D Americas, Inc., will expand its areas of focus beyond vehicles and broaden its responsibility to develop partnerships as a new company, Honda R&D Innovations, Inc., to be known...read more »

Alert - Yellow Fever in Brazil

13 Apr 2017 | U.S. News

The Brazilian Ministry of Health has reported an ongoing outbreak of yellow fever starting in December 2016. In response to this outbreak, health authorities have recently expanded the list of areas in which yellow fever vaccination is recommended for travelers.read more »

BTS Statistics Release: February 2017 Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI)

12 Apr 2017 | U.S. News

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Data Comm Now at Minneapolis-St. Paul

11 Apr 2017 | U.S. News

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North America's Freshwater Lakes Getting Saltier

10 Apr 2017 | U.S. News

North America's freshwater lakes are getting saltier due to development and exposure to road salt. read more »

FAA Will Release Maps to Speed up Drone Authorization Applications

10 Apr 2017 | U.S. News

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Climate Change To Increase Severe Aircraft Turbulence

7 Apr 2017 | SciTech

Turbulence strong enough to catapult unbuckled passengers and crew around the aircraft cabin could become twice or even three times as common because of climate change, according to a new studyread more »

FAA Restricts Drone Operations Over Certain Military Bases

7 Apr 2017 | U.S. News

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