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  • Security officials face questions about gyrocopter stunt

    Members of Congress want security officials to explain how they determined that a small gyrocopter piloted by a Florida postal carrier didn't pose a threat to the nation's capital when it flew through miles of the nation's most restricted airspace....
  • Ohio colleges to host 'drone summit' in August

    Two Ohio colleges plan to launch a drone summit in August to talk about the future of unmanned aircraft in the state. Sinclair Community College and Ohio State University are hosting the Unmanned Aerial Systems Academic Summit featuring technology...
  • Planes often hit birds at Orlando International

    Planes often hit birds at Orlando International
    Airplanes hit birds and other animals more than 150 times a year at Orlando International Airport, and while most strikes result in no more damage than when bugs hit car windshields, more serious problems can occur. From November 2009 to October 2014,...
  • Under microscope for gyrocopter, Capitol Police stretched thin

    WASHINGTON Members of Congress agreed Doug Hughes is lucky to be alive after his dangerous stunt, based on what they learned about the April 15 gyrocopter landing during closed-door briefings from Capitol law enforcement. But big questions remain...
  • Ohio airport to continue $110 million improvement project

    A northeast Ohio airport will expand parking and make other improvements as part of its $110-million upgrade. The Akron Beacon Journal reports (http://bit.ly/1E9TzBc) that the president of the Akron-Canton Airport says construction will soon begin on...
  • MIT-bound Jackson Lubin trying to engineer state berth in pole vault

    MIT-bound Jackson Lubin trying to engineer state berth in pole vault
    First, Jackson Lubin looked at his feet. He wanted his steps to be in the right order and spaced perfectly when he took off down the runway. Next, Lubin turned his eyes to the right to see where the pole was situated by his side. He checked and double...
  • NTSB releases documents in fatal Alaska crash investigation

    An Alaska commuter airline routinely failed to follow its own risk assessment plan in the days leading up to a crash that killed four people outside the village of St. Mary's, according to documents released Thursday by the National Transportation...
  • Illness on flight diverted to New York 'a big mystery'

    An airline passenger said he had trouble breathing, and others felt ill, but the airline said Thursday that an inspection found no mechanical faults after the jet made an emergency landing in New York. And while federal safety officials had no...
  • Gary/Chicago International Airport runway expansion still on track

    Gary/Chicago International Airport runway expansion still on track
    The Gary/Chicago International Airport is putting some of the finishing touches on its runway expansion project as it remains on schedule for a June 25 opening. The $174.1 million runway project sought to add 1,900 feet to the existing 7,000-foot...
  • Four killed in plane crash near Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport

    Four killed in plane crash near Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport
    FORT LAUDERDALE — Four people were killed Sunday when a plane crashed and burst into flames in the woods north of Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport. The twin-engine Piper Navajo was flying into the airport when it crashed into a nature preserve...
  • Low wages for aerospace workers despite tax breaks for employers

    SUMNER, Wash. Corrine "Cookie" Peterson, a 72-year-old widow, arrives at AIM Aerospace's manufacturing plant in this city about 30 miles south of Seattle at 6:30 a.m. to assemble ventilation ducts for Boeing jets. Arthritis restricts her to a 40-hour...