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  • FAA lectures Chicago man who flew drone over Lollapalooza

    FAA lectures Chicago man who flew drone over Lollapalooza
    A Chicago man who sent a camera-equipped drone over Lollapalooza this past weekend got a talking to from the Federal Aviation Administration but is not in any formal trouble over the matter. The FAA reviewed two videos showing aerial shots of the three-...
  • A different kind of driver's test

    A different kind of driver's test
    While most young people are obsessed with getting their driver's license, Dominic Puntoriero has fed a loftier ambition: flying a helicopter. After training for more than 65 hours over a four-year span, the San Juan Capistrano resident, formerly of...
  • Quinn asks for ideas on how to open third airport in Peotone

     Quinn asks for ideas on how to open third airport in Peotone
    SPRINGFIELD — Gov. Pat Quinn’s next move to open a potential third airport in the south suburbs is a call for private developers, air carriers and would-be tenants to gather for a forum next month with state transportation officials to...
  • 'Angel Airplane' has top-level containment for Ebola

    ATLANTA Two weeks ago, Dent M. Thompson, vice president of Phoenix Air, received an interesting phone call while he was on vacation in the mountains of North Carolina. One of the leading air ambulance companies in the world, Phoenix Air had developed...
  • LAPD want to crack down on civilian drones after police station incident

    LAPD want to crack down on civilian drones after police station incident
    Los Angeles police officials say they may have to set boundaries on hobbyist drone use because local ordinances are vague and federal regulators are unlikely to to put clear-cut rules in place anytime soon. “It’s just a quagmire … we&...
  • Md. commission rules Uber is 'common carrier,' will face regulations

    Md. commission rules Uber is 'common carrier,' will face regulations
    Ruling that the popular ride-sharing company Uber Technologies is subject to the same regulations imposed on other for-hire vehicle services in the state, state regulators at the same time ordered a revision of those rules to reflect the changing...
  • FAA's well-founded caution on flights to Israel

    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...
  • At Minnesota's Farmfest, drones and data fly onto the agenda

    MINNEAPOLIS Forget the weather and politics. As thousands of Minnesota farmers gather this week for the big trade show Farmfest, the real buzz is overhead. For a couple of years, small numbers of farmers and farm-equipment dealers have experimented...
  • Pilot, passenger walk from wreckage after Oceanside plane crash

    Pilot, passenger walk from wreckage after Oceanside plane crash
    A pilot and his passenger escaped serious injury Tuesday when their plane flipped over while landing in a field in Oceanside, authorities said. Neither of the people on board, passenger Daniel Harabagiu and pilot Lance Murray, were seriously  hurt...
  • Jason Derulo song 'Marry Me' at Musikfest gives way to proposal

    The marketing people at Coordinated Health hospital network were looking to make a splash with its sponsorship of R&B pop singer Jason Derulo's headlining concert at Bethlehem's Musikfest festival. And when they realized one of Derulo's biggest hits...
  • SpaceX picks South Texas site for commercial launch facility

    SpaceX has chosen a South Texas site to build its planned commercial rocket launch facility, Texas Gov. Rick Perry's office said Monday. Texas is offering $2.3 million in incentives to SpaceX from the Enterprise fund, the governor's office said. The...