FAA Officials Visit UND As Senator Hoeven Pushes Air Traffic Control Hiring Reform Bill

Hoeven also announced that a new Unmanned Aerial Systems Super Corridor is coming to the Red River Valley

GRAND FORKS, ND — Top officials from the Federal Aviation Administration are at UND in Grand Forks to talk about reforming the air traffic control hiring process. Senator John Hoeven recently introduced his bipartisan ATC Hiring Reform Act of 2019. It would enable the FAA to prioritize the hiring of veterans and graduates of FAA certified schools, like UND. The schools…

NTSB: Witness Describes Plane Sounded Like “A Terrible Racket” Before Crashing in Moorhead

The plane struck a light pole near an Interstate 94 weigh station before crashing into a field

MOORHEAD, Minn. — A vintage airplane that crashed last summer was obviously in distress when it went down and killed the pilot near the Moorhead airport. That is according to witness reports given to the NTSB in its final report on the crash. Mark Yaggie of Breckenridge died when the T-28 military training plane crashed July 2. Yaggie was headed…