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  • Super Bowl jet-setters get topflight travel treatment

    Super Bowl jet-setters get topflight travel treatment
    For some travelers visiting Arizona for the Super Bowl, the trip may be just as memorable as the game. Hundreds of luxury jets will arrive at the eight airports around metropolitan Phoenix by kickoff Sunday, adding to the thousands of flights expected...
  • 1 dies, 2 survive when plane crashes in central Wisconsin

     1 dies, 2 survive when plane crashes in central Wisconsin
    Weather appears to have been a factor in a single-engine plane crash in central Wisconsin that killed one person and injured two others Monday, the Clark County sheriff's office said. The victim was a passenger in a four-seat Cessna 182 that was...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • No Space Needle or Gateway Arch: What defines Orlando's skyline?

    No Space Needle or Gateway Arch: What defines Orlando's skyline?
    St. Louis has the Gateway Arch. Chicago has the Willis Tower and the Bean. Seattle has the Space Needle. And San Francisco has the Golden Gate Bridge. Why doesn't Orlando have a skyline that stands out? Members of a City Hall task force say Orlando...
  • Investigators: Airliners should be equipped with technologies so they can be found

    Responding to recent incidents in which airliners vanished, U.S. accident investigators recommended Thursday that all passenger planes making long flights over water carry improved technology that will allow them to be found more readily in the event of a...