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2 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal
Google's advanced-research lab said it is developing a system of drones to deliver goods with its Project Wing prototype.
6 hrs ago | KRVN-AM Lexington
Google, Amazon and Domino's Pizza are big fans. The FAA is feeling it out. But one person clearly not a part of "Team Drone" is Matty Rose, a 70-year-old Vietnam veteran and retired mail carrier.
10 hrs ago | Spirit of Jefferson Advocate
Yeager Airport officials are exploring a project that could make the airport the first in the nation to run entirely on electricity it generates from solar panels.
13 hrs ago | KOTA-TV Rapid City
In the second serious airline legroom argument reported this week, a reportedly irate passenger caused a flight from Miami to Paris to divert to Boston on Wednesday.
19 hrs ago | Hernando Today
For more than 35 years, American Aviation has served pilots and airplane owners at the Brooksville-Tampa Bay Regional Airport.
GoogleX announces it has secretly been testing a delivery drone in Australian cattle country, throwing down the gauntlet to Amazon's Jeff Bezos who has his own drone ambitions GoogleX takes to the skies with secret drone project GoogleX announces it has secretly been testing a delivery drone in Australian cattle country, throwing down the gauntlet ... (more)
Google's secretive research laboratory is trying to build a fleet of drones designed to bypass earthbound traffic so packages can be delivered to people more quickly.
Earlier this week, the use of a Knee Defender - which attaches to the tray table and keeps the seat in front of you from reclining - sparked an on-board fight between passengers on a United Airlines flight that diverted the plane from Denver to an early landing in Chicago, the Associated Press reported.
New Mexico State Police say the twin-engine aircraft had just left the Las Cruces airport and was headed to Phoenix and at low altitude before it crashed and burst into flames Wednesday evening.
Officials at a southwest Ohio hospital say a drone flying near the building delayed the landing of an emergency medical helicopter for nine minutes.
A small plane crashed shortly after take-off from Chehalis-Centralia airport in Washington State, killing the pilot, the only person on board.
Lt. Emmanuel Gutierrez of the New Mexico State Police said the crash occurred around 7 p.m. , and when officers arrived, the plane was fully engulfed in flames Wednesday a mile south of I-10, not long after it took off from the airport.
A near mid-air collision in April over Newark, NJ, a United Airlines 737 landing with 160 passengers come within 150 yards of a United Express Regional jet preparing to take off.
The Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International , which represents the nascent commercial drone industry in the U.S., has thrown its considerable weight behind a bid by Amazon to test drones for use in the online retailer's proposed Prime Air package delivery service.
The Fort Smith Regional Airport Commission approved a contract Tuesday with Pro-Tec Fire Services to provide firefighting protection and rescue services at the airport beginning Oct. 1. The contract, at a cost of $251,000 during its first year and $258,000 during its second year, has three one year options to extend the deal between the commission ... (more)
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Updated: Fri Aug 29, 2014 11:22 pm
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