| Dec 10, 2014
| 5:20 AM
SACRAMENTO, Calif. Tim Pantle has always enjoyed photography and for years has been quick to delve into the latest and greatest technology. So when drones became mainstream and affordable, he soon plunked down $1,200 and began flying and hovering his eye-...
| Dec 7, 2014
| 3:19 PM
The pickup truck speeds down the runway of the airfield here on the Eastern Shore, a small, unmanned aircraft in its payload. And then the aircraft takes flight, banking over the heads of the spectators.
After years of planning, the University of...
| Dec 9, 2014
| 5:27 AM
An executive jet crashed into a Maryland house on Monday, killing all three people aboard the plane and a mother and two children inside the house, a fire official said.
The pilot of the jet who died in the crash had previously crashed a plane...
| Nov 24, 2014
| 4:17 PM
Tighter security has been implemented to "detect and counter insider threats" against the nation's radar facilities that direct airplanes, following the arson attack two months ago by a worker at an air-traffic control center west of Chicago, the...
| Nov 19, 2014
| 6:09 PM
For more than half a century, the Federal Aviation Administration has piloted the development of sensible aviation regulation in the United States. Unfortunately, when Congress enacted legislation in 2012 directing the FAA to craft rules for small...
| Nov 21, 2014
| 10:03 AM
Low-cost Azul Brazilian Airlines has received federal approval to sell tickets for flights between Fort Lauderdale and the Sao Paulo/Campinas area of Brazil.
Approval by the U.S. Department of Transportation and the Federal Aviation Administration...
| Nov 19, 2014
| 5:27 AM
LEESBURG — From its beginnings as an Army airfield to advances that ushered in international-airport status, the city's airport is making yet more changes to become a leading transportation hub.
Leesburg International Airport's taxiways have...
| Dec 5, 2014
| 1:52 PM
Allstate Corp. has become the latest home and auto insurer expressing interest in using drones to assess damages after catastrophes.
The Northbrook-based company said it will join a consortium led by EagleView Technology, whose services include aerial...
| Nov 26, 2014
| 1:39 PM
Wednesday was not the busiest air travel day of the year, no matter how many times it's repeated on TV news.
In fact, the busiest travel day for flying this year in America will be Sunday, as Thanksgiving travelers return home after the holiday.
| Nov 17, 2014
| 2:36 PM
There are new ways for residents fed up with jet noise from O'Hare International Airport to file complaints.
Two state lawmakers representing the northwest suburbs, Sen. Dan Kotowski and Rep. Marty Moylan, on Monday announced a noise pollution...
| Dec 4, 2014
| 6:45 AM
As a life-long resident of Somerset County, I felt compelled to respond to commentator Andy Bowman's recent op-ed ("Politics, not safety concerns, hamper Eastern Shore wind project," Dec. 1).
After telling us for 30 years that industrial wind energy...