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Federal Aviation Administration

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  • DP Buzz: Drones

    Editor's note: "DP Buzz" is an interactive feature of the Daily Press Opinion Page. We email weekly questions on issues and topics affecting Peninsula-area citizens. Each week, subscribers can choose whether to weigh in or not with a short answer. Here is...
  • Noise complaints about O'Hare skyrocket

    Noise complaints about O'Hare skyrocket
    Noise complaints about planes taking off or landing at O’Hare International Airport continue to soar, shattering former records in the wake of a shift in air traffic, figures show. The city received 27,956 complaints in July, according to...
  • Search underway for wreckage of plane that crashed near Jamaica

    Search underway for wreckage of plane that crashed near Jamaica
    Jamaican officials say search teams have located an oil slick where a small plane carrying a prominent New York real estate developer and his wife crashed into the ocean Friday afternoon. Search and rescue teams had not recovered the wreckage or any...
  • Alaska Airlines agrees to pay $500,000 over 2010 cockpit fire

    (Reuters) - Alaska Airlines has agreed to pay $500,000 in civil penalty claims after an electrical fire ignited in a Boeing 737-400 cockpit in 2010 while it was parked at a gate in Anchorage, the Justice Department said on Friday. The Federal Aviation...
  • Unresponsive plane crashes off Jamaican coast

    MIAMI A small, unresponsive private aircraft Friday overshot its expected destination of Naples Municipal Airport in Florida and was tracked by two U.S. F-15 fighters before it crashed off the coast of Jamaica nearly six hours after it took off from...
  • U.S. air controllers track plane with unresponsive pilot off Florida

    MIAMI (Reuters) - U.S. air traffic controllers tracked a plane with an unresponsive pilot off the Florida coast on Friday, apparently headed towards Cuba. The plane, which left from New York state and was headed to Florida, was flying at an altitude of...
  • Commentary: Drones can help control coyote population

    Paparazzi are utilizing aerial drones to invade the privacy of celebrities, and our state Legislature is considering legislation to address this matter. The Los Angeles Police Department has expressed an interest in possibly using aerial drones in police...
  • Blue Angels need a clear harbor to perform

    Blue Angels need a clear harbor to perform
    For six straight hours for four straight afternoons during one of the largest ship-hosting events in Baltimore history, all water traffic within a large rectangle in the middle of the harbor is being completely restricted by a cadre of law enforcement...
  • American Airlines scraps paper manuals for tablets to cut fuel costs

    American Airlines scraps paper manuals for tablets to cut fuel costs
    American Airlines has won regulatory approval to swap flight attendants' paper manuals for lighter Samsung tablets in a change that will save nearly $1 million a year, the company said on Wednesday. The move, which does not yet affect attendants at...
  • Attacks' Chicago impact [archives]

    As traffic on the World Wide Web came to a crawl the morning of Sept. 11, 2001, chicagotribune.com communicated with many of its readers via e-mail. This is the second of four Tribune Alerts that were sent that day to more than 19,800 readers -- and...
  • Airline crews may be more likely to get skin cancer

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Pilots and flight attendants may be at an increased risk of developing the most deadly form of skin cancer, suggests a new analysis. While the study cannot pinpoint why flight crews are at higher risk, the researchers...