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  • Homes in flight path inundated with airplanes

    Homes in flight path inundated with airplanes
    Hundreds more airplanes are thundering over neighbors of the new south runway, and it could be just a hint of the uproar to come. Maintenance shutdowns of the north runway at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport this month are funneling all...
  • NTSB: Robinson helicopter crashes have killed 19, injured 41 in Florida since 2000

    NTSB: Robinson helicopter crashes have killed 19, injured 41 in Florida since 2000
    The cause behind Central Florida's deadliest helicopter crash two weeks ago likely awaits a yearlong investigation to figure out what went tragically wrong in the last minutes of the three victims' lives. Recreational pilot Bruce Teitelbaum became so...
  • American Airlines and US Airways take big step in merger

    The Federal Aviation Administration has awarded a single operating certificate for American Airlines and US Airways, a key step in completing the airline merger to create the world's largest carrier. A year and a half after announcing the merger, the...
  • Gyrocopter pilot 'should have been blown out of the air,' lawmaker says

    Gyrocopter pilot 'should have been blown out of the air,' lawmaker says
    A Florida postal carrier steered his small gyrocopter through protected Washington airspace for 30 miles to the U.S. Capitol, tracked by the nation's top security agencies, which feared harming tourists on the National Mall if they tried to shoot him...
  • Hampton veteran receives lifetime achievement award

    Ben Partin, a retired Air Force chief master sergeant with 35 years of service, received the 2015 Department of Defense Fire and Emergency Services Lifetime Achievement Award from the Military Firefighter Heritage Foundation earlier this month. He...
  • Assessor's office studying effect of airport noise on property values

    Assessor's office studying effect of airport noise on property values
    Your guests have gathered for a backyard barbecue, and the steaks are sizzling. Suddenly a jet roars overhead, interrupting the conversation. Shortly afterward, another noisy uninvited guest flies over. Not only can living under a busy flight path erode...
  • Jetliner makes emergency return to LAX after fuel spill at terminal

    A Honolulu-bound jetliner that leaked hundreds of gallons of fuel at a passenger terminal before takeoff returned to Los Angeles International AirportĀ on Monday afternoon after a fuel warning light activated in the cockpit, sources said. Hawaiian...
  • Gov. Terry McAuliffe: Aerospace key to diversifying state's economy

    Gov. Terry McAuliffe: Aerospace key to diversifying state's economy
    Virginia's aerospace industry holds tremendous potential in helping the state diversify and grow its economy, Gov. Terry McAuliffe said Friday night in Hampton. "We are turbocharged for the future, and aerospace is going to lead the way," McAuliffe told...
  • FAA Green Lights Drone Use For Connecticut Businesses

    FAA Green Lights Drone Use For Connecticut Businesses
    More drones will soon be humming overhead in Connecticut. They will lessen the need to climb ladders for roof inspections or rent helicopters for aerial views of real estate. They will assess storm damage more quickly and safely, and survey crops more...
  • American Airlines, US Airways get FAA approval to fly as one carrier

    American Airlines, the world's largest airline and the second-largest carrier at O'Hare International Airport, received its single operating certificate Wednesday from the FAA, an important behind-the-scenes milestone in its integration with US Airways....
  • New owner considers QA flight school a 'toy store for grown-ups'

    For Duco Pulle, nothing beats flying 6 inches above the water - not even the years he spent as a commercial pilot. So Pulle, who lives in Australia, came to Queen Anne's County to earn his private pilot seaplane rating. A manufacturer referred him to...