| May 27, 2014
| 7:52 AM
Orders for long-lasting durable goods surprisingly rose in April, the third straight monthly increase and a sign that factories will be increasing production after a slow winter, the Commerce Department said Tuesday.
New orders were up 0.8% last month...
| Jul 13, 2014
| 12:04 PM
While many airline seats are getting smaller, some fliers will soon get more overhead bin space.
Alaska Airlines expects to be the first airline to take delivery next year of Boeing’s Next-Generation 737 and 737 MAX planes equipped with overhead...
| Jun 30, 2014
| 6:17 AM
A United Airlines jet with 101 people on board was forced to land when the plane's evacuation slide opened mid-flight, according to KAKE.
Officials are still trying to determine how and why the slide at the back of the cabin deployed. No one was hurt...
| Jun 16, 2014
| 1:20 PM
Keeping airliners safe on the new south runway at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport might seem a tall order, almost as tall as the runway itself.
Rising almost six stories above the ground, its east end culminates in a straight drop down....
| Sep 25, 2014
| 7:38 AM
Orders for computers, automobiles and other long-lasting durable goods last month posted their biggest drop since the federal government began collecting the data in 1992 as aircraft demand returned to normal levels after a surge in July.
New orders for...
| Sep 19, 2014
| 3:08 PM
America's manned space program, in suspended animation for three years, was stirring this week. That's promising for the program and the nation — particularly for Florida, the nation's space port.
But Congress must make sure it doesn't postpone...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 6:04 AM
Shortly after the crash of Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17 Thursday, one reported passenger's final Facebook post went viral -- and it might give you chills.
According to the Huffington Post, Dutch passenger Cor Pan reportedly posted a photo of the ...
| May 21, 2014
| 9:00 PM
International visitors are gold in Central Florida's tourism-driven economy. On average travelers from abroad stay longer and spend more than their U.S. counterparts. Their regional economic impact has been measured at $2 billion a year.
So it's no...
| Aug 17, 2014
| 7:26 PM
Downstream from the noisiest places in Chicago — the runways at O'Hare International Airport and the surrounding sky — scientists at a government laboratory are quietly working to understand at the most detailed level why jet engines are so...
| Jun 15, 2014
| 4:00 AM
With a convulsive rumble, followed by billowing flames and exhaust, a sleek 60-foot rocket emerged from its silo at California's Vandenberg Air Force Base.
It was a test of the backbone of the nation's missile defense system. If North Korea or Iran ever...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 5:00 AM
To the editor: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's statement last week about the Federal Aviation Administration's brief ban on U.S. flights to Israel — that "there's no reason whatsoever for the mistaken FAA decision to instruct American...