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  • O'Hare takes step to host huge Airbus A380

    O'Hare takes step to host huge Airbus A380
    The new runway that opened a year ago at O'Hare International Airport is both long and wide enough to handle the world's largest passenger airplane. But the behemoth Airbus A380 jetliner is not yet flying to Chicago, in part because there isn't a gate...
  • Real estate group wants FAA drone exemption

    Real estate group wants FAA drone exemption
    Look, up in the sky. It's a bird. It's a plane. No, it's a drone taking a picture of your house, your yard, your street. Aerial photos and videos of homes listed for sale are growing more commonplace as real estate agents, videographers and hobbyists...
  • Two survive small plane crash in Boca Raton

    Two survive small plane crash in Boca Raton
    Two people walked away Sunday afternoon after a single-engine plane crashed at a construction site and flipped over about three miles northwest of the Boca Raton Airport, according to federal officials. No injuries were reported when the Cessna 180...
  • Flight attendants challenge FAA on electronic devices

    Flight attendants challenge FAA on electronic devices
    Flight attendants battled federal aviation officials in court Friday to keep airline passengers from using electronic devices during takeoffs and landings. The Assn. of Flight Attendants asked a three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D....
  • Plane breaches restricted airspace during Obama's visit to L.A.

    Plane breaches restricted airspace during Obama's visit to L.A.
    The pilot of a small plane flew into restricted airspace over Los Angeles during a visit by President Obama, prompting an F-15 fighter jet to fly out to investigate, officials said. The Cessna 340 entered the restricted airspace over the San Fernando...
  • Is the French Revolution our new model?

    At the end of the 18th century, there were two great Western revolutions -- the American and the French. Americans opted for the freedom of the individual, and divinely endowed absolute rights and values. A quite different French version sought...
  • NASA Langley to use drone as fire-spotter over Great Dismal Swamp

    NASA Langley to use drone as fire-spotter over Great Dismal Swamp
    In August 2011, lightning struck the Great Dismal Swamp and ignited a mammoth blaze that burned for 108 days, scorched 6,500 acres and blew choking smoke into surrounding states. It was the biggest wildfire on record in Virginia history. And it...
  • FAA: Monday reopening of Aurora air traffic control center on schedule

    FAA: Monday reopening of Aurora air traffic control center on schedule
    Work to reopen a vital air traffic center in Aurora next Monday is proceeding on schedule, according to the Federal Aviation Administration. The plan calls for transferring air traffic services from other facilities in the Midwest to the Chicago...
  • State Farm considering use of drones

    State Farm considering use of drones
    Bloomington, Ill.-based State Farm, the nation's biggest home and auto insurer, said it's considering using drones. Last week, rival USAA sought permission from the Federal Aviation Administration to research the use of a drone that the insurer said...
  • Hanover Township, Lehigh County, frets over FedEx megahub

    Hanover Township, Lehigh County, frets over FedEx megahub
    Officials in Hanover Township, Lehigh County, have not yet been formally asked what they think of the FedEx Ground megahub proposed in neighboring Allen Township. But they want to be ready with an answer. Hanover Council members held a town hall meeting...
  • Delays at O'Hare, Midway after Indianapolis FAA outage

    Delays at O'Hare, Midway after Indianapolis FAA outage
    Airline delays surged during the Monday evening rush at both Chicago airports due to a telephone outage at an Indianapolis air-traffic control facility that is handling flights normally managed by the still-idled radar center in Aurora, according to the...