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24 min ago | USA Today
Fliers at more than a half-dozen of the nation's busiest airports faced delays Friday afternoon as a wide area of storms slowed air travel.
4 hrs ago | Lexington Herald-Leader
The EAA says 74-year-old Jim Oeffinger , of Versailles, Kentucky died when the custom-built Breezy airplane crashed and caught fire at Wittman Regional Airport adjacent to the EAA grounds Thursday morning.
8 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area
San Jose police say what is believed to be the Bay Area's first police drone will only be used for bomb cases.
13 hrs ago | Live Science
A company that makes tethered blimps for the military is now developing them for commercial uses, from surveillance of bridges and roadways to assistance after natural disasters.
The order issued Thursday night follows the downing two weeks ago of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 by a missile as it flew over rebel-held territory in eastern Ukraine.
Notice to anyone booking a flight: Airfares are in the spotlight this week in Washington, D.C., scrutinized over how they are presented in advertisements and on the Web as well as for a security fee hike that's baked into ticket prices.
Last week's 36-hour order by the Federal Aviation Administration preventing American carriers from flying to Ben Gurion Airport inspired the "Samaria Foreign Ministry" to show European parliamentarians what the situation at the airport would be if terrorists were just a few kilometers from Israel's borders in Judea and Samaria, instead of 60 some ... (more)
A plane that took off from LaGuardia Airport returned to the Queens airfield and was evacuated on the tarmac after smoke was seen Wednesday afternoon in the cockpit of the commuter aircraft, the FAA said.
Boston, MA: July 30, 2014 -- Last week's FAA ban on flights to Israel and the constant barrage of rocket attacks into the country was no deterrent as more than 50 participants of Jewish National Fund's L'Chaim Solidarity Mission and JNFuture Leadership Institute Mission arrived earlier this week to support the nation and meet with Israeli leaders ... (more)
A Texas-based group that had been embroiled in a legal fight over the use of drones in its searches for missing persons resumed using the unmanned aircraft on Wednesday, the first time it had done so after a favorable appeals court ruling earlier this month.
The single-engine 1988 Mooney M-20L went down around 5:30 p.m. Wednesday in a parking lot that serves a Costco and a Target store in the Kearny Mesa neighborhood.
National Transportation Safety Board investigators say the plane with Vein Guys medical practice employees aboard hit the unlighted pole at the Thomson-McDuffie County Airport near Augusta the night of Feb. 20, 2013.
Amazon made headlines this month when it sought permission from the U.S. government to test its drone-based delivery service, but it's far from the only company that's applied for such approval.
A married pair of former Federal Aviation Administration employees from Washington was sentenced this week for their role in a tax fraud scheme.
The cover photo of Jafet Cordeiro’s Facebook page shows his gold-and-black trimmed Cessna Skyhawk parked on a non-descript runway.
Seattle officials are looking for new ways to push for drone regulation to be enforced by the Federal Aviation Administration after a small drone buzzed the Space Needle last week.
Updated: Fri Aug 01, 2014 06:39 pm
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