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  • Close call between two United planes in Houston prompts FAA review

    The FAA is investigating a close call between two United Airlines flights in Houston earlier this month and has put in place preventive measures in response to the incident, an official said Friday.  The incident occurred about 9:30 p.m. May 9 about two...
  • House nixes amendment allowing Bob Hope Airport to adopt airport curfew

    House nixes amendment allowing Bob Hope Airport to adopt airport curfew
    The U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday narrowly defeated an amendment to an appropriations act that would have allowed the Bob Hope Airport to adopt a mandatory curfew. The Transportation, Housing and Urban Development Appropriations Act failed...
  • 2 plane crashes minutes apart kill 4 in Florida

    2 plane crashes minutes apart kill 4 in Florida
    Test flights claimed the lives of four Florida residents in two separate plane crashes about 90 minutes apart. One plane crashed near Daytona International Airport on Monday night, killing two people, according to the Volusia County Sheriff's Office....
  • FAA allows first commercial drone flights over land

    FAA allows first commercial drone flights over land
    Marking a milestone for the drone industry, an unmanned aircraft is flying over land in commercial use for the first time with the Federal Aviation Administration's authorization. A small drone, the Puma AE, built by Monrovia firm AeroVironment Inc., is...
  • Pilot and passenger killed in plane crash near Paso Robles

    Pilot and passenger killed in plane crash near Paso Robles
    A small plane smashed into a field near Paso Robles Saturday killing the pilot and his passenger. Soon after the Piper Cub single-engine plane took off around 10 a.m., witnesses watched it veer to the right, spiral and then barrel into the ground,...
  • Virginia hot air balloon involved in fiery crash

    Virginia hot air balloon involved in fiery crash
    The Federal Aviation Administration said a hot air balloon struck a power line, caught fire and crashed to the ground Friday, leaving the three people inside the burning gondola unaccounted for on the eve of an inaugural balloon festival in Doswell, Va....
  • Risky jobs that pay big bucks

    Here's the thing about the dangerous jobs made famous by reality television shows such as "Deadliest Catch" and "Ax Men" -- the pay is generally lousy relative to the considerable (and literal) risk to life and limb. Fishermen and loggers can expect...
  • Feds see surge in lasers pointed at aircraft

    Feds see surge in lasers pointed at aircraft
    The laser pointer that provides endless entertainment to your cat may seem harmless, but federal authorities say the device is increasingly directed at aircraft — putting pilots and passengers in jeopardy. Known as "lasing," a pinhole-sized...
  • Pilot who crashed at Louisiana McDonald's had reported problem

    Pilot who crashed at Louisiana McDonald's had reported problem
    A 41-year-old pilot seriously injured Tuesday when he crashed his small plane in a McDonald’s parking lot in Louisiana had reported a problem with his fuel shortly before the accident, authorities said. Michael Ray Martin was piloting a single-...
  • FBI's $10,000 reward seeks to curb cases of laser flashing at aircraft

    FBI's $10,000 reward seeks to curb cases of laser flashing at aircraft
    Citing a massive increase in reports of illegal flashing of lasers toward aircraft, the FBI said Tuesday it would expand a program that offers a $10,000 reward for information leading to arrests in connection with the "dangerous and irresponsible"...
  • Reality gold rush! Broadcast networks get delayed viewing dollars.

    Reality gold rush! Broadcast networks get delayed viewing dollars.
    After the coffee. Before making my NBA championship pick. The Skinny: If I'm having dreams about net neutrality it may be time for a vacation or more therapy. I made the mistake of rewatching John Oliver's blistering and hilarious takedown of cable...