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  • Shortage high-comfort seats delays widebody jet deliveries

    Aircraft seat suppliers are struggling to meet the demand for new high-end, lie-flat seats for business and first class in big widebody jets, and the supply chain squeeze has begun to slow Boeing jet deliveries. The shortage of premium seats and new...
  • American's Dreamliner delivery delayed

    American's Dreamliner delivery delayed
    Stop us if you've heard this one before: The Boeing Dreamliner is late again. This time, American Airlines will have to wait longer to get its first highly touted Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft, as delays will push its delivery into the new year,...
  • NTSB retraces final moments of flight that crashed into Gaithersburg house

    NTSB retraces final moments of flight that crashed into Gaithersburg house
    In the final seconds before it careened into the houses below, pilot Michael Rosenberg fought to control a pitching, rolling airplane that was losing the ability to fly. During the last 20 seconds of flight an automated verbal warning in the cockpit...
  • 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...