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  • It's only a drill

    It's only a drill
    John Wayne Airport practiced its response to a major emergency Friday. Half a dozen county agencies plus hospitals, Delta Air Lines, the American Red Cross and other emergency personnel took part in the drill from 9 a.m. to noon that simulated a crash...
  • Pilot killed when small plane crashes near Yosemite

    A pilot was killed Friday when his small, custom-built plane crashed in Central California at the foot of the Sierra. Federal Aviation Administration spokesman Allen Kenitzer said the single-engine, amateur-built Bowers Fly Baby 1A crashed just after 10...
  • Harmless drones get federal flak

    Harmless drones get federal flak
    In March 2012, volunteers spent four days looking for a 2-year-old boy who wandered away from his home outside Houston. They found him only after volunteers reviewing images captured by a drone-mounted aerial camera saw a flash of red in a pond that had...
  • Sunday guests: Ken Burns, Rand Paul, Tavis Smiley

    Sunday guests: Ken Burns, Rand Paul, Tavis Smiley
    The Sunday morning guest list: NBC's "Meet the Press" looks at the Boston Marathon bombings a year later at 9 a.m. on WESH-Channel 2. The guests are Sen. Ed Markey, D-Mass.; historian Doris Kearns Goodwin; Boston Globe photographer John Tlumacki; former...
  • Federal audit faults FAA for inadequate oversight of LAX revenue use

    Federal audit faults FAA for inadequate oversight of LAX revenue use
    Significant holes in record keeping at Los Angeles International Airport and inadequate oversight by the Federal Aviation Administration has made it difficult to ensure that millions of dollars in airport revenue are being spent properly for law...
  • Tavares seaplane crashes, none seriously injured

    Tavares seaplane crashes, none seriously injured
    The pilot of a seaplane has no serious injuries after crashing the aircraft at Lake Idamere Park just outside of Tavares city limits. Lake County sheriff's dispatch received a call about 11 a.m. Thursday of a plane crash near Lake Idamere off of State...
  • Political Landscape: Gatto has several bills approved; Schiff writes to FAA on helicopter noise

    It was a busy week for Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake), who had several bills approved by various committees, including one piece of legislation aimed at better training school employees to identify and report child abuse. AB 1432, passed by a 5-0...
  • Hairspray shipment leads to $77,000 proposed FAA fine

    Hairspray shipment leads to $77,000 proposed FAA fine
    They could end up being the most expensive cans of hairspray ever: $77,000, shipping not included. The Federal Aviation Administration said Tuesday it is proposing a $77,000 fine against Unilever BestFoods Inc., for attempting to ship by FedEx a pump...
  • Letters: What to do with Santa Monica's airport

    Letters: What to do with Santa Monica's airport
    Re "City moves to close airport," March 27 One wonders how long residents of Santa Monica will put up with a City Council that continues to waste time and money on fruitless attempts to close or cripple the city's small airport. These costly efforts...
  • Missing pilot: Search underway after Florida experimental aircraft vanishes

    Missing pilot: Search underway after Florida experimental aircraft vanishes
    A search is underway after a pilot vanished after leaving a Marion County airport last weekend, deputies announced today. Pilot Theodore Weiss, 74, departed Saturday from Dunnellon/Marion County Airport and never arrived at his destination in...
  • Warm and breezy today, chance of storms Tuesday

    Warm and breezy today, chance of storms Tuesday
    We should see plenty of sun and a breeze today. Tuesday, on the other hand, is expected to be potentially stormy, the result of a cold front. South Florida's Monday forecast calls for mostly sunny skies with highs in the mid 80s, lows in the low 70s and...