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  • FAA labors to rebound from radar facility closure following fire

    FAA labors to rebound from radar facility closure following fire
    Air travelers Sunday likely can expect further delays and cancellations at Chicago airports as the Federal Aviation Administration worked to return traffic to normal this weekend after a fire Friday at the agency's Aurora radar facility wreaked havoc on...
  • Federal charges: Suspect in FAA fire recently told he was being transferred to Hawaii

    Federal charges: Suspect in FAA fire recently told he was being transferred to Hawaii
    The Naperville man accused of setting fire to an FAA radar center Friday recently learned he was being transferred to Hawaii after eight years at the agency's Aurora facility, according to court records. Brian Howard, 36, remains hospitalized with self-...
  • Filmmakers Get Permission to Use Drones in the U.S.

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - The Federal Aviation Administration announced on Thursday that it will allow the restricted use of unmanned aircraft, or drones, on movie and TV locations. The agency's approval had been expected. It grants a waiver to six...
  • Man, 14-year-old boy die in New York state plane collision: police

    The pilot of a small plane and his 14-year-old passenger died on Saturday when their aircraft struck another plane and crashed during an event in upstate New York to introduce young people to aviation, officials said. A Cessna 172, single-engine plane,...
  • Officials: Plane crashes at Merritt Island Airport

    Officials: Plane crashes at Merritt Island Airport
    A small, yellow plane crashed at Merritt Island Airport this afternoon, according to Brevard County officials. The incident happened around 2 p.m. on the airport's runway when the pilot of the single-engine lost control while taking off, officials said....
  • Fire at FAA facility deals blow to air-traffic system, shuts down Chicago airports

    Fire at FAA facility deals blow to air-traffic system, shuts down Chicago airports
    Sabotage that authorities linked Friday to a “disgruntled’’ technician at a federal aviation facility in a western suburb dealt a stunning blow to the nation’s air-traffic system, shutting down Chicago’s two airports and...
  • BWI flights to and from Chicago still affected after fire at radar facility

    BWI flights to and from Chicago still affected after fire at radar facility
    Flights at BWI-Marshall International Airport to and from Chicago are still experiencing delays Saturday after a fire at a radar facility grounded hundreds of planes at O'Hare and Midway airports Friday. BWI advised passengers to check with their...
  • Dozens of BWI flights cancelled, delayed after fire grounds air traffic in Chicago

    Dozens of BWI flights cancelled, delayed after fire grounds air traffic in Chicago
    Dozens of flights have been cancelled or delayed at BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport Friday morning due to a grounding of air traffic in Chicago following a fire at a nearby radar facility. By nearly 9 p.m., there had been 38 flights cancelled and 142...
  • Busiest O'Hare is the latest thing in airports

    Busiest O'Hare is the latest thing in airports
    The growing clot of unhappy travelers not traveling at all through O'Hare International Airport on Friday recalled the multitude of End of Days thunderstorms and blizzards that too often afflict Chicago, the city of missed connections, itinerary butcher...
  • Man Charged In Connection With Fire That Grounded Flights

    Man Charged In Connection With Fire That Grounded Flights
    A Naperville man has been charged in federal court in connection with an arson fire at an FAA radar center that grounded nearly 2,000 flights in Chicago today, authorities said. Brian Howard, 36, remains hospitalized following the incident, in which...
  • FAA Center Fire Near Chicago Grounds Thousands Of Flights

    CHICAGO — Nearly 2,000 flights in Chicago were canceled Friday and air traffic across the U.S. was snarled after a fire that officials say was deliberately set at a Federal Aviation Administration radar center, allegedly by a disgruntled worker....