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  • Can Dave Davis Help Hollywood's In-flight Entertainment Biz Soar at Global Eagle?

    Global Eagle, a provider of satellite-based in-flight entertainment systems for airlines, has tapped Dave Davis as CEO. A former veteran of the airline industry who was instrumental in the merger of Northwest and Delta airlines, Davis had served as chief...
  • FAA investigating Bucks skydiving accident

    Two people were seriously injured sky diving Tuesday morning in upper Bucks County. Perkasie police said officers were called to an open area near Guth Elementary School on Seventh Street in the borough at 11:06 a.m. on reports of a sky-diving accident....
  • Regulatory vacuum exposed after 'peeping drone' incident

    SEATTLE Joe Vaughn took his camera-equipped drone and went to town, hovering it near a topless Lisa Pleiss. Pleiss was alarmed. The police were called. And now Vaughn is worried not only about a $10,000 fine but also the future of his business. He's...
  • Tandem sky divers hurt in fall at Perkasie school

    A sky-diving instructor from Hilltown Township and a Philadelphia man on his first jump were seriously hurt when they hit the ground at a Perkasie elementary school Tuesday, police said. Robert Mandic, a 41-year-old instructor working for Skydive...
  • Park Ridge backs referendum on airport noise

    Park Ridge backs referendum on airport noise
    Park Ridge Aldermen on Monday overwhelmingly endorsed an ordinance that, if it received final approval, will place an advisory question on the Nov. 4 general election ballot asking residents about noise levels at O'Hare airport. The question asks...
  • Drone flies too close to NYPD chopper, police say; operators arrested

    Two New York men face felony charges after authorities said they flew a drone within 800 feet of a New York Police Department helicopter. The helicopter pilot spotted the small, unmanned aircraft near the George Washington Bridge early Monday, police...
  • Drone maker AeroVironment swings to $8.1-million profit in quarter

    Drone maker AeroVironment swings to $8.1-million profit in quarter
    Boosted by an increase in sales, Monrovia-based drone maker AeroVironment Inc. exceeded analyst estimates and reported $8.1 million in fiscal fourth-quarter profit, a turnaround from the same period a year earlier. The company posted net income...
  • Drone films 'unofficial' fireworks displays above San Francisco

    Drone films 'unofficial' fireworks displays above San Francisco
    A new YouTube video offers a drone's eye view of Fourth of July fireworks in San Francisco. Filmmaker Eddie Codel used a droneĀ to film "unofficial" fireworks ignited by residents above the Mission District and Bernal Heights. His short film shows...
  • U.S. moves toward opening skies for commercial drones

    U.S. moves toward opening skies for commercial drones
    The U.S. air safety regulator is drafting rules to permit small drones to be used for commercial purposes, a step toward allowing remote-control planes and helicopters to be deployed for everything from TV news coverage to monitoring crops. Media...
  • Federal agencies investigate fatal Lake Elsinore plane crash

    Federal agencies investigate fatal Lake Elsinore plane crash
    The Federal Aviation Administration and the National Transportation Safety Board are investigatingĀ a plane crash near Lake Elsinore that killed three people and started a small brush fire. The plane appeared to have crashed into a hillside, said...
  • A standing-only section on planes could mean lower fares, study says

    Would you buy a bargain-priced airline ticket, but the catch was you had to stand for the entire flight? A new university study says the idea of standing-only sections on planes is no joke. An airline that removes seats can fit about 20% more...