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1 hr ago | TheBlaze.com
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.
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6 hrs ago | Examiner.com
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.
10 hrs ago | I4U Future Technology News
An administrative judge invalidated a fine yesterday against an individual who used a small drone for the commercial purpose of taking and selling photographs.
13 hrs ago | MarketWatch
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.
A federal judge has dismissed the Federal Aviation Administration's only fine against a commercial drone user on the grounds that the small drone was no different than a model aircraft, a decision that appears to undermine the agency's power to keep a burgeoning civilian drone industry out of the skies.
The FAA says a failed electrical component in the cockpit is to blame for a pilot smelling smoke in the cockpit during American Eagle flight 3400's tip to DFW Airport Wednesday night.
William Dabney said he was "a little shaken up" after he crash-landed his private plane onto Airways Boulevard just outside the McKellar-Sipes Regional Airport on Wednesday afternoon.
How much have winter storms hurt airline travel? The Federal Aviation Administration is waiving its requirement that airlines fly at least 80% of their flights at slot-controlled airports in the Northeast A United Airlines airplane leaves tracks in the snow as it is pushed back from a gate Monday, Feb. 3, 2014, at Newark Liberty International ... (more)
Delta Air Lines and Grupo Aeromexico inaugurated their aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul center, TechOps Mexico, in a ceremony led by the President of Mexico, Enrique Pena Nieto.
Airport benefits from costly ice-busting chemical, fewer miles to keep free of snow and less traffic to deal with.
The final leg of a project that would improve the safety standards at the airport is now underway.
The Federal Aviation Administration says the Piper Cherokee PA28 developed an engine problem soon after taking off from the airport on Tuesday afternoon.
PIERRE — Airport officials in Pierre say they’ve seen fewer cancellations in the number of commercial air flights in the past month.
There's an old Emo Philips joke about trusting advice from the government: "I pleaded guilty on advice of counsel.
When arriving at the first stop on our pilots association's annual poker run, one of our pilots said on the frequency, for all to hear:... Late on a low-traffic night, an Ozark flight requested landing instructions into Des Moines, reporting his altitude as 6,000 feet.
A deep-dish pizza, movie rental or even roses for that special someone eventually may be just a drone flight away.