| Nov 4, 2011
| 9:35 AM
The Federal Aviation Administration and the National Transportation Safety Board are investigating the cause of a fiery helicopter crash in Noblesville Thursday evening.
The helicopter crashed in the 11000 block of Hanbury Manor Boulevard near the...
| Sep 14, 2011
There is a line where government's encouraging private business turns into government's getting into private business, and Leesburg is standing at the line.
It's time to back away.
Sunday's column detailed half the plan to build a Florida Energy and...
| Nov 14, 2011
| 7:42 AM
For twelfth-straight year, the Indianapolis International Airport has passed its three-day annual Part 139 Airport Certification inspection by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) with no discrepancies.
The inspection is a comprehensive review...
| Nov 22, 2011
The Halloween weekend stranding of more than 1,000 airline passengers at Bradley International Airport in Hartford, Conn., brought the tarmac delay activists out in full force again, pushing for new laws that they claim would prevent lengthy ground...
| Dec 14, 2011
It's not your imagination. Congress seems to be paying closer attention to travelers' welfare.
A couple of weeks ago, I wrote about the International Travelers Bill of Rights, proposed bipartisan legislation that would require online travel agencies to...
| Jan 3, 2012
When Elisabeth Haas took her window seat on an American Airlines flight from Orlando to Dallas earlier this year, she discovered a problem -- a very big problem.
"A morbidly obese seatmate encroached into my personal space," she says. "He required a...
| May 3, 2012
With a dramatic trip to Kabul, President Obama announced the beginning of the end of the war in Afghanistan. But while wars in Iraq and Afghanistan are winding down, a third war is winding up: a war conducted entirely with drones.
It's a long-distance,...
| May 21, 2012
| 3:28 PM
An extra 200 feet is making a big difference at Greenwood's air strip.
"We are going to see the Greenwood Airport really take off in a new direction and it is exciting," said Greenwood Mayor Mark Myers.
After seeing a boost in private jet traffic during...
| May 30, 2012
For folks eagerly awaiting the autonomous vehicles promised in Hanna-Barbera's "The Jetsons," the New England Motor Press Association Technology Conference held at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology earlier this month delivered a stiff dose of...
| Feb 14, 2012
It took five years of debate and more than two dozen short-term extensions, but the legislation finally passed last week.
When I started writing this column in 2009, almost every trade group in Washington told me that the FAA bill was the single most...
| Jul 27, 2012
| 9:15 AM
A pilot was transported to the hospital Friday morning following a helicopter crash in Jefferson Co.
Authorities said the crop duster helicopter crashed into a soybean field about a half mile east of State Road 3 on State Road 256.
The aircraft was...