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  • Disney seeks drone-related air show patents

    ORLANDO Fla. (Reuters) - Walt Disney Co has filed for three drone-related patents that it says could lead to an era of aerial movie screens and larger-than-life puppets flying through the sky. The company's Disney Enterprises Inc subsidiary suggests its...
  • Customs, new complex raised at airport meeting

    A meeting with the Via Verde Master Association has been set for Oct. 7 after 48 concerned emails sent to the city were passed along to the Boca Raton Airport Authority. The emails were about the possible U.S. Customs facility under consideration,...
  • Time to build Peotone Airport or walk away

     Time to build Peotone Airport or walk away
    State leaders are talking again about that little town 44 miles south of Chicago. Peotone. Followed by "airport." Peotone has been the designated site for a new regional airport for more than 20 years. On paper. Not a single spade of dirt has turned....
  • Dirty campaigns, FAA, and Holder: Letters

    Running a dirty campaign Watching TV advertising for Florida governor candidates, one cannot help but to reach the sad conclusion that Florida is facing a decision between the best of two evils. The negative advertising that is being implemented by...
  • More police departments considering the use of drones

    More police departments considering the use of drones
    Law enforcement agencies in the Baltimore area and across the country are researching drones, intrigued by their potential for high-risk tactical raids and gathering intelligence. But uncertainty over federal regulations, concern about privacy issues and...
  • Palmer man soars with jet team at Lehigh Valley Airshow

    On his 1965 album "That Was the Year That Was," then 37-year-old musical comedian Tom Lehrer joked, "It is a sobering thought, for example, that when Mozart was my age he'd been dead for two years." Talking to 31-year-old Jared Isaacman, you can feel...
  • New airport runway: A boon with a lot of booms

    New airport runway: A boon with a lot of booms
    When the new south runway opens on Sept. 18, it will virtually eliminate air traffic delays and provide enormous room for air traffic — and tourism dollars — to grow for decades into the future. It will also bring unprecedented noise....
  • Drones banned over Appalachian Trail, other National Park Service lands

    Drones banned over Appalachian Trail, other National Park Service lands
    If you find the idea of unmanned drones buzzing around in the skies above you just a bit unsettling, well, the National Park Service is with you on that. The Appalachian National Scenic Trail has put hikers and hobbyists on notice that drones will not...
  • Drone surprises jetliner pilot at LAX; owner sought in investigation

    A drone spotted earlier this month by a Canadian jetliner pilot near Los Angeles International Airport has become the subject of an investigation. On Aug. 4, Los Angeles police said, the personal drone was spotted by the jetliner pilot as the remote-...
  • Drone flying near LAX sparks alarm from jet pilot

    Police officials say the sighting of a personal drone in restricted Los Angles International Airport air space and another over City Hall support the need to clarify civilian drone use laws. In the first incident on Aug. 4, police said a personal...
  • Drone manufacturer grows amid uncertain market

    Drone manufacturer grows amid uncertain market
    Donald Scott is a former Navy pilot and an amateur filmmaker. Those two passions meet in his job as chief executive of a company that makes drones. DSLRPros in Oakland Park started by selling filmmaking equipment, but Scott says 80 percent of DSLRPros'...