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Federal Aviation Administration

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  • NTSB wants devices to prevent flight disappearances

    WASHINGTON The National Transportation Safety Board is recommending to the Federal Aviation Administration that it require aircraft on trans-oceanic routes be equipped with devices that will allow searchers to find them if they crash. The recommendations...
  • 2 killed after flight-school plane crashes in Lakeland

    2 killed after flight-school plane crashes in Lakeland
    A student pilot and his instructor died Thursday after a flight-school plane crashed into a storage warehouse in Lakeland. The victims were identified as instructor Terry Lee Butt, Sr., 62, of Winter Haven, and student pilot Gregory Todd Geng, 41, of...
  • Dundalk man pleads guilty to pointing laser at Balto. Co. police helicopter

    Dundalk man pleads guilty to pointing laser at Balto. Co. police helicopter
    A 24-year-old Dundalk man has pleaded guilty to a federal charge of pointing a green laser at a Baltimore County police helicopter as it hovered above Patapsco High School last year. James Robert Hensler faces up to five years in prison and a $250,000...
  • FAA investigating drone video of downtown Naperville

    FAA investigating drone video of downtown Naperville
    Following an inquiry from Naperville police Chief Bob Marshall, the Federal Aviation Administration confirmed the agency is investigating a video shot by the owner of an unmanned small aircraft as it flew over downtown at night. "I have spoken with...
  • O'Hare regains title of world's busiest airport

    O'Hare regains title of world's busiest airport
    O'Hare International Airport is again the world's busiest airport for passenger and cargo traffic, a designation it lost a decade ago, according to data from the Federal Aviation Administration. Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport wrested...
  • Drone industry leaders urge regulatory speed-up

    WASHINGTON Leaders of the unmanned aerial vehicle industry are out in force in Washington this week, hoping to convince members of Congress to take a hand in speeding up a regulatory process that's holding back U.S.-based commercial drone makers and...
  • It's a bird, it's a ... drone: Winter X Games to use drones to capture the action on snow

    If Lindsey Jacobellis, Nate Holland or those other snowboarders feel like something's following them at the Winter X Games, they'll be right. ESPN is adding camera-carrying drones to its coverage of the Winter X Games, using the cutting-edge technology...
  • ESPN To Use Drones With Cameras To Cover Winter X Games

    If Lindsey Jacobellis, Nate Holland or those other snowboarders feel like something's following them at the Winter X Games, they'll be right. ESPN is adding camera-carrying drones to its coverage of the Winter X Games, using the cutting-edge technology...
  • Small plane makes emergency landing at Great Park

    A small plane made an emergency landing in Irvine's Great Park on Saturday, the second time an aircraft has done so in the past two months. The plane, a single-engine Evektor Sportstar containing a flight instructor and a student, took off from John...
  • FAA employee arrested after flying with gun in carry-on

    FAA employee arrested after flying with gun in carry-on
    A Federal Aviation Administration employee is under investigation after flying from Atlanta to New York with a gun in his carry-on, authorities said Friday. The employee on Tuesday used a badge to gain access to a secure area of Hartsfield-Jackson...
  • Central Florida men killed in plane crash at Sebring Airport

    Central Florida men killed in plane crash at Sebring Airport
    Two people are dead in a plane crash in central Florida. The Highlands County Sheriff's Office reports that the aircraft went down around 11 a.m. Friday at the Sebring Airport. It was found near the airport runway. Officials identified the pilot as 56-...