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  • Drones are the new buzz in ag business

    Expect to see drones flying over vineyards, orchards and fields soon. A Hayden, Idaho, company — the first in the nation with federal permission to use unmanned aircraft for commercial agriculture — is lining up farming clients in the Yakima...
  • Another winter storm hits East Coast; more cold temps coming

    The latest in a seemingly unending parade of snowstorms moved over the East Coast on Saturday, dropping a wintry mix as far south as northern Georgia and potentially causing more headaches for snow-weary New England. The National Weather Service said...
  • Frank DiBello: Pushing for a Florida spaceport for private liftoffs

    Frank DiBello: Pushing for a Florida spaceport for private liftoffs
    Frank DiBello is president of Space Florida, the state-chartered agency now seeking development of a spaceport in Florida. He also is chairman of the international Commercial Spaceflight Federation. DiBello, 72, recently spoke with Sentinel staff reporter...
  • Snowy Northeast to get brief, warm respite

    A brief respite from cold temperatures is here for the snowy Northeast, but that doesn't mean an end to its weather woes. Warming temperatures accompanying a winter storm turned precipitation in many areas from snow to sleet, making sidewalks and streets...
  • New Executive Airport control tower is high-tech

    New Executive Airport control tower is high-tech
    Bustling Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport has a new high-tech control tower that will make monitoring about 500 flights per day a lot safer. Standing 117 feet tall, the $16.4 million control tower is equipped with the latest radar, communications and...
  • Southwest planes allowed back in service after being grounded for lapsed inspections

    Southwest Airlines says it has grounded 128 planes after failing to inspect backup hydraulic systems used to control the rudder if the main system fails. The airline said Tuesday night that it had canceled 90 flights so far. The grounding covers about...
  • 128 Southwest planes lacking inspections are cleared to fly for 5 days

    More than 100 grounded Southwest Airlines planes were back in service Wednesday, after aviation officials approved a plan that would allow the company to keep flying the planes despite lapsed maintenance inspections of backup hydraulic systems....
  • FAA: Southwest for now can use planes that missed inspection

    Federal officials have agreed to let Southwest Airlines Co. keep flying planes that missed an inspection of a backup rudder system if the planes are checked in the next five days. Southwest grounded 128 planes — about one-fifth of its fleet —...
  • FAA: Southwest can use planes that missed inspection, for now

    Federal officials have agreed to let Southwest Airlines Co. keep flying planes that missed an inspection of a backup rudder system if the planes are checked in the next five days. Southwest grounded 128 planes — about one-fifth of its fleetĀ &...
  • United issues warning to pilots after cockpit errors

    United issues warning to pilots after cockpit errors
    United Airlines last month issued a stern and blunt bulletin to its pilots expressing concerns over safety. In the Jan. 9 bulletin, Chicago-based United reportedly called for stricter compliance with cockpit rules and procedures and cited several...
  • Airport Authority could end year with money in bank

    Airport Authority could end year with money in bank
    If all goes as planned, the long-struggling Lehigh-Northampton Airport Authority will have paid off its crushing court debt and have $5 million in the bank by the end of this year. That's the financial picture airport officials laid out Tuesday, but...