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  • Photographer dispatches drone to record region's life in a new way

    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-...
  • University of Maryland drone test site open for business

    University of Maryland drone test site open for business
    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...
  • Mom, children among 6 dead after jet crashes into Maryland home

    Mom, children among 6 dead after jet crashes into Maryland home
    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...
  • FAA outlines strategy to recover from air-traffic control outages

    FAA outlines strategy to recover from air-traffic control outages
    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...
  • FAA should curb its regulatory authority over commercial drone use

    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...
  • Azul Brazilian Airlines gets approval for Fort Lauderdale flights

    Azul Brazilian Airlines gets approval for Fort Lauderdale flights
    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...
  • New hangars, taxiways part of major changes at Leesburg International Airport

    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...
  • Allstate flies idea of drones to speed claims

    Allstate flies idea of drones to speed claims
    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...
  • Mythbuster: Thanksgiving Eve not busiest for air travel

    Mythbuster: Thanksgiving Eve not busiest for air travel
    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. At...
  • New O'Hare noise complaint hotline, website take off

     New O'Hare noise complaint hotline, website take off
    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...
  • Eastern Shore wind project should be scrapped

    Eastern Shore wind project should be scrapped
    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...