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  • Live from Pompano Beach: Drones tested to prevent ocean drownings

    Drone or drown? Seems like an obvious choice and Pompano Beach Fire Rescue has been conducting a feasibility study to see if these daring young flying machines can shave precious seconds off rescue response times. "We're not looking to replace...
  • Sheriff: 2 dead in helicopter crash in northwest Oregon

    Authorities say two people aboard a helicopter are dead following a crash in northwest Oregon. The Yamhill County Sheriff's office says deputies responded to the crash shortly after 10 p.m. PDT Wednesday. Federal Aviation Administration spokesman Ian...
  • Skyscraper roller-coaster plan clears FAA

    The Federal Aviation Authority determined the proposed 700-foot Skyscraper roller-coaster structure, which includes a restaurant and observation deck, poses no hazard to air traffic. The decision will become final Monday because no one filed a petition...
  • Flying start for Towson's 4th of July parade

    Flying start for Towson's 4th of July parade
    Towson's Fourth of July Parade should get off to a rousing start this year. Four A-10 Warthogs of the Air National Guard will fly over Towson to kick off the parade on July 4 at 10:30 a.m. Then will come the marching bands, the community groups, the...
  • Dominion warns blackouts possible even in mild weather

     Dominion warns blackouts possible even in mild weather
    The Peninsula could see rolling blackouts even in mild weather if a controversial high voltage transmission line across the James River isn't in place by 2017, Dominion Virginia Power said in a new filing with the State Corporation Commission. Rolling...
  • Hoverbike could be a reality in three to five years, creators say

    Hoverbike could be a reality in three to five years, creators say
    Inside a lab in Belcamp, a small 3D printer bleeps, passing black plastic through a needle to slowly build the feet of a mannequin named Buster. Once assembled, Buster will ride a drone that's a one-third-scale model of a "Hoverbike" — essentially...
  • Crashes in Alaska brought safety steps for tourism flights

    A federal agency installed weather cameras and took other steps in Alaska in recent years to aid the safety of sightseeing planes like the one that crashed last week and killed all nine people aboard, officials said. The locations of the webcams...
  • Police ID plane crash victims as doctor, family, in aircraft that took off from Lancaster

    Police ID plane crash victims as doctor, family, in aircraft that took off from Lancaster
    PLAINVILLE, Mass. (AP) — The three people killed when their small plane crashed into a Massachusetts home over the weekend after leaving Lancaster have been tentatively identified as a Tennessee doctor, his wife and college-age daughter, authorities...
  • Police ID plane crash victims as Tennessee doctor, family

    The three people killed when their small plane crashed into a Massachusetts home over the weekend have been identified tentatively as a Tennessee doctor, his wife and college-age daughter, authorities said Monday. Plainville police Chief Jim Alfred...
  • Now comes the SpaceX rocket whodunit: A complex mystery

    A rocket's dead, blown to bits in public view. Now it's time for "Rocket Science CSI." After 18 straight successful launches, SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket broke apart Sunday morning minutes after soaring away from Cape Canaveral, Florida. Lost with the...
  • Drone store opens in York County

    Drone store opens in York County
    YORK — The Peninsula's first all-drone store is open for business. Xtreme Aeropix quietly opened at the end of March in a 1,100-square-foot space in the shopping center next to the Walmart at Victory Boulevard and Route 17 in York County. "We're...