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  • Newcomers gain traction in race for NASA's new spacecraft deal

    Newcomers gain traction in race for NASA's new spacecraft deal
    An established aerospace giant and two newcomers are in the final stretch of a competition to build the next "taxi service" to the International Space Station, and experts say the upstarts are gaining traction. Boeing Co., SpaceX and Sierra Nevada Corp....
  • Virgin America, JetBlue top list of best airlines

    Virgin America, JetBlue top list of best airlines
    Virgin America is the best airline in the country, according to the latest Airline Quality Rating, released Monday.  The study of major airline performance in the U.S. is conducted jointly by Dr. Dean Headly, a professor at Wichita State University, and...
  • Asiana pilots' lack of communication puzzles crash investigators

    SAN FRANCISCO -- It was pilot Lee Hang-kook’s first time landing a Boeing 777 San Francisco International Airport. A key part of the airport’s automated landing system was not working, so he was forced to visually guide the massive jetliner...
  • Asiana crash: Aviation experts question decision-making in cockpit

    Asiana crash: Aviation experts question decision-making in cockpit
    The crash of an Asiana Airlines jetliner at San Francisco International Airport appears to be "an unfortunate textbook example" of questionable cockpit decision-making during what pilots call "short final" approach, one expert said. "Because of the high...
  • Asiana pilot knew plane was in trouble, crash investigators say

    Asiana pilot knew plane was in trouble, crash investigators say
    SAN FRANCISCO -- One of the pilots on Asiana Airlines Flight 214 told investigators that he knew the ill-fated flight was coming in too low into San Francisco International Airport and tried to correct the path. At a press conference Tuesday, the...
  • 2 flight attendants were ejected from Asiana plane during crash

    SAN FRANCISCO -- Two flight attendants were ejected from the rear section of Asiana Airlines Flight 214 when it crashed Saturday at San Francisco International Airport but survived, federal investigators said Tuesday. Deborah A.P. Hersman, chairwoman of...
  • Volunteers scrub away Wekiwa Springs algae scum

    Volunteers scrub away Wekiwa Springs algae scum
    With brooms, rakes, nets and bare hands, nearly 50 volunteers on Sunday scrubbed a scum of green algae off the floor of Wekiwa Springs, hoping to bring back its white sand and blue water. "What do you think, is it working?" said organizer Russell...
  • Lockheed brings color to helicopter

    Lockheed brings color to helicopter
    Using a bit of creative engineering, Lockheed Martin Corp.'s Orlando missiles unit has come up with a color surveillance system for the U.S. Army's Apache helicopter. The latest advance in the Apache's piloting and weapons system brings high-...
  • Virgin America tops ranking of overall airline quality

    Virgin America tops ranking of overall airline quality
    California-based Virgin America ranked highest among the nation's top 15 carriers in a study that looked at on-time performances, customer complaints and lost bag rates, among other factors. The study, known as the Airline Quality Rating report, also...
  • Virgin America ranks highest in airline quality report

     Virgin America ranks highest in airline quality report
    California-based Virgin America ranked highest among the nation's top 15 carriers in a study that looked at on-time performance, customer complaints and lost bag rates, among other factors. The study, known as the Airline Quality Rating report, also...
  • Casey flying with Eagles

    Casey flying with Eagles
    GLENDALE — Understandably, Chris Casey becomes flooded with fond memories when talking about his son Danny's baseball career. Chris has coached Danny through just about every level at which he has played the game — from Little League to...