Federal Aviation Administration NTSB Recovers Cockpit Recorder From Wreckage Of Akron Plane Crash By Jim Letizia & Associated Press • Nov 13, 2015 wkyc.com The National Transportation Safety Board says the cockpit voice recorder from a small jet that crashed into an apartment building in Akron this week captured the pilot and co-pilot discussing weather and landing conditions. Dayton Company Gets Federal Drone Use Waiver By Jim Letizia & Ohio Public Radio • Dec 11, 2014 wollpert.com The Federal Aviation Administration has granted a Dayton company an exception to the current ban on drones not for government or recreational use. No Injuries After Plane Crashes In New Carlisle By Jim Letizia • May 27, 2014 whio.com The pilot and a passenger of a small, two-seat plane walked away from a crash landing without injury yesterday. Two Injured In Helicopter Crash By Jim Letizia & Associated Press • Apr 25, 2014 The State Highway Patrol and federal authorities are searching for the cause of Thursday's crash of a small, privately owned helicopter into a field in Union County. Dayton Airport Upgrades Planned By Jim Letizia • Aug 30, 2013 The Federal Aviation Administration has awarded more than four-million-dollars in grants to improve runways, fencing and other safety and security measures at the Dayton Airport. Port Columbus Opens New Runway Today By Jim Letizia • Aug 22, 2013 Port Columbus officials will open a new south runway today. Control Tower Operators Protest Closure Plans By Jim Letizia • Apr 2, 2013 Cuayhoga County Executive Ed FitzGerald says he will appeal the loss of the County Airport control tower to the Federal Aviation Administration and a federal appeals court. Drone Aircraft Coming To Ohio By Jim Letizia • Feb 15, 2013 The FAA has given the Medina County sheriff's office permission to use drones to search for missing people or fugitives.