| Sep 3, 2014
| 4:29 AM
The U.S. Navy, concerned about the affordability of a new carrier-based unmanned spy plane, has delayed this month's planned kickoff of the competition to build it, officials said on Tuesday.
They said the Navy will wait to seek proposals for the...
| Aug 26, 2014
| 7:23 PM
Different families bond over different hobbies. Some are brought together by sports, movies, music or food. But the Dufresne family unites over a pint of beer.
The Huntington Beach residents love the libation so much that they decided about a year and a...
| Aug 27, 2014
| 10:00 AM
A Massachusetts Air National Guard F-15C fighter crashed in mountainous western Virginia on Wednesday and the fate of the pilot was unknown, officials said.
The fighter plane went down shortly after 9 a.m. EDT in the George Washington and Jefferson...
| Aug 28, 2014
| 6:14 PM
airplane was climbing in the direction of thunderstorms vaulting across northeast Indiana when an air traffic controller radioed the pilots to recommend a course change toward smoother air.
Normally such advice would be heeded, but the purpose of the...
| Aug 29, 2014
| 10:11 AM
The pilot of the Massachusetts Air National Guard F-15C fighter plane stationed in Westfield that crashed in Deerfield Valley, Va., on Tuesday was killed, military officials confirmed Thursday night.
The pilot was identified Friday as Lt. Col. Morris...
| Aug 30, 2014
| 5:00 AM
If all goes well, NASA may soon be renting privately owned spacecraft to fly its astronauts into space. The agency reportedly is just weeks away from announcing contracts with one or more commercial firms to build a new, reusable orbital vehicle capable...
| Aug 31, 2014
| 2:48 PM
They were just two men trying to sell Brazilian airplanes from Dania Beach.
Robert Terry was an independent entrepreneur who dared to represent Brazil's aircraft company, Embraer, in marketing its sole product at the time: the turboprop Bandeirante,...
| Aug 23, 2014
| 5:03 PM
President Obama has ordered a review of the distribution of military hardware to state and local police out of concern at how such equipment has been used during racial unrest in Ferguson, Missouri.
The president ordered the examination of federal...
| Aug 22, 2014
| 6:04 PM
On his 1965 album "That Was the Year That Was," then 37-year-old musical comedian Tom Lehrer joked, "It is a sobering thought, for example, that when Mozart was my age he'd been dead for two years."
Talking to 31-year-old Jared Isaacman, you can feel...
| Aug 25, 2014
| 3:16 PM
When federal databases containing sensitive information on U.S. intelligence or nuclear weapons come under cyberattack, the agencies call on major companies like Lockheed Martin, Verizon and Booz Allen Hamilton — as well as a two-year-old startup in...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 1:09 PM
Alex Pring was born without an arm, which takes a lot of the fun out of being a 6-year-old boy.
"I still try real hard to do things like other kids using what I've got," said the Groveland first-grader, who is missing his arm from just above the elbow....