Sam Klemet http://apr.org en Pilot Shortage Forces Republic Airways To Cut Service http://apr.org/post/pilot-shortage-forces-republic-airways-cut-service Indianapolis-based Republic Airways has a problem: It can't find enough pilots to fly its planes. And so it plans to take more than two dozen of its jets out of service. Six months ago, the FAA boosted the number of hours it takes to qualify as a commercial pilot, and that has made it difficult for small, regional carriers to get the pilots they need. Thu, 13 Feb 2014 10:39:00 +0000 Sam Klemet 46711 at http://apr.org Indianapolis Speedway Needs Boost, But With Taxpayer Funds? http://apr.org/post/indianapolis-speedway-needs-boost-taxpayer-funds Sunday is the 97th running of the Indianapolis 500, which draws hundreds of thousands of fans to the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. While it's an economic boon for the area, the 104-year-old track needs renovations — and just how it's getting the money is rubbing some Hoosiers the wrong way.<p>When you take in a race at the Speedway, you are seeing it at the world's largest spectator sporting facility. The place is huge, big enough to fit Yankee Stadium and the Roman Colosseum inside. Sun, 26 May 2013 09:39:00 +0000 Sam Klemet 31123 at http://apr.org Indianapolis Speedway Needs Boost, But With Taxpayer Funds?