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  • Legality of real estate drone use still up in the air

    Legality of real estate drone use still up in the air
    Q: We have just started selling our house and our real estate agent wants to take aerial pictures using a drone. It sounds interesting but we don't want to get involved in anything that is not legal. Can you give us some guidance? A: For the time being,...
  • No-fly zones over Disney parks face new scrutiny

    No-fly zones over Disney parks face new scrutiny
    The "Happiest Place on Earth" has some of the strictest airspace in America. One day last month, an odd pair of security alerts appeared on the Federal Aviation Administration's website, reminding pilots that they are not allowed to fly into two areas...
  • 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...
  • Midway safety system will bring jets to grinding halt

    Midway safety system will bring jets to grinding halt
    Midway Airport is the first airport in the world to install a bed of lightweight glass rocks beyond the end of a runway that in an emergency crumbles to bring a landing jet traveling at 80 mph to a halt, according to aviation officials. The technology...
  • New satellite technology promises smoother, quieter descents into BWI airport

    New satellite technology promises smoother, quieter descents into BWI airport
    Fliers arriving in the Baltimore region this holiday season may notice smoother descents into BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport, while residents in Towson and other area suburbs might hear a bit less noise overhead. Thanks to new state-of-the-art...
  • Vacancy opens on airport board

    Vacancy opens on airport board
    The city of Burbank is looking to fill a vacancy on the Burbank-Glendale-Pasadena Airport Authority board after Susan Georgino tendered her resignation “effective immediately” on Wednesday. Georgino’s resignation comes as the city is...
  • Plane Crash Lands On Busway In West Hartford; Pilot Not Injured

    Plane Crash Lands On Busway In West Hartford; Pilot Not Injured
    WEST HARTFORD — A single engine Cessna headed to Brainard Airport in Hartford lost power over West Hartford Saturday afternoon and crash landed on the CTfastrak busway just north of New Britain Avenue. The only person aboard the aircraft was its...
  • Thanksgiving travel: 650 flights canceled so far on busiest day

    Thanksgiving travel: 650 flights canceled so far on busiest day
    If your Thanksgiving travels are taking you to the East Coast on Wednesday, be prepared for flight delays and cancellations as a powerful storm moves from North Carolina up to New England. A nor'easter dumping rain and snow in the Northeast is adding to...
  • Broward County planning new digs for pets at animal shelter

    Broward County planning new digs for pets at animal shelter
    Broward County's world-weary dog pound is destined for a long-awaited upgrade. For nearly 34 years, thousands of homeless cats and dogs have awaited their fate at a remote former military barracks on the grounds of the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood...
  • FAA studying military-style air-traffic backup system, Sen. Kirk says

     FAA studying military-style air-traffic backup system, Sen. Kirk says
    Fifteen key air traffic control facilities would take over airplane guidance during emergencies in which part or all of the primary control system is knocked offline, according to a $65 million proposal that Sen. Mark Kirk said Tuesday is under federal...
  • Amid Missouri unrest, FAA closes air space over Ferguson

    Amid Missouri unrest, FAA closes air space over Ferguson
    The airspace over Ferguson is a no-fly zone once again. The Federal Aviation Administration placed temporary flight restrictions over Ferguson late Monday after deeming it a hazardous area.  No media helicopters or commercial flights are allowed in...