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1 hr ago | The Washington Post
From surveying sugar cane fields in Hawaii to scanning the bottom of the Arctic Ocean for marine mammals, the use of unmanned aircraft systems - more commonly known as drones - is taking off.
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5 hrs ago | Myrtle Beach Online
No one on the ground was killed or injured when the plane crashed Saturday evening between two houses in Hartsville, authorities said.
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President Obama and first lady Michelle Obama walk across the tarmac at Ocean Reef's private airstrip following their arrival on the Marine One helicopter.
13 hrs ago | Berkshire Eagle
A judge's decision to overturn the first fine against a drone operator may lead to more commercial unmanned-aircraft flights in the United States before rules are written to govern their use.
Malaysia intelligence agencies are investigating how up to four passengers with suspect identities were able to board the missing Boeing 777 jet, the government said, as planes and ships from across Asia resumed the hunt Sunday for the plane.
NASA now acknowledges what NBC Bay Area's Investigative Team first uncovered last year--that the government agency has been effectively giving a price break on jet fuel to a private company.
After a catastrophe hits, mobile units filled with adjusters are on site to evaluate property damage.
An Honor Flight scheduled to take off from Lakeland and bring World War II veterans to view the World War II monument in Washington, D.C., has been cancelled.
An Indian jetliner caught fire while landing in Nepal 's capital on Saturday, but there were no casualties reported among the 170 people on board, officials said.
The Federal Aviation Administration is teaming up with the Susquehanna Area Regional Airport Authority to pay for the $2 million demolition.
Boeing Co said on Friday that "hairline cracks" had been discovered in the wings of about 40 787 Dreamliners that are in production, marking another setback for the company's newest jet.
Following its International Aviation Safety Assessment, the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration ranked Azerbaijan in category 1 for aviation safety, according to a message from the U.S. Embassy in Azerbaijan.
Yesterday, a National Transportation Safety Board judge ruled that the Federal Aviation Administration could not fine anybody for using small, hobby-plane-sized commercial drones use because it hadn't made any legally binding rules against them.
The Federal Aviation Administration lost its attempt to fine a drone pilot Thursday for flying his remotely controlled plane around the University of Virginia campus - and the news has set the commercial drone community abuzz.
Remember Amazon.com's idea to use drones to deliver goods to customers? It was thought that the FAA would have to approve of such a program, but for now, at least, it appears that's not the case.
An administrative judge invalidated a fine yesterday against an individual who used a small drone for the commercial purpose of taking and selling photographs.
Industry efforts to open up U.S. skies to drones are gaining momentum on both the legal and regulatory fronts, but the controversial issue isn't likely to be resolved soon.