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  • Boynton opens its skies, looking to attract engineers

    An open-air policy for drones may help bolster Boynton Beach's fledgling image as a technological hot spot — a place that welcomes engineers and innovation. Which is the main reason city officials recently shot down a proposal to ban drone flights...
  • Getting Around: Old shingles get new life on O'Hare runway

    Getting Around: Old shingles get new life on O'Hare runway
    While a runway at O'Hare International Airport that opened last year is sometimes called the "cemetery airstrip'' because part of it sits on a former graveyard, the next runway set to debut in late 2015 could earn the nickname "Shingles,'' and not because...
  • Allen Township makes no decision on FedEx Ground mega hub

    No vote yet. The discussion continues. A little more than a week after receiving a recommendation from the Allen Township Planning Commission to conditionally approve a mammoth FedEx Ground facility on Willowbrook Road, Allen Township's Board of...
  • Asiana crash: NTSB report may help resolve legal claims, firm says

    Attorneys representing victims and relatives of those killed or injured when Asiana Flight 214 crashed in San Francisco last summer said a federal safety panel's conclusion Tuesday that pilot error was to blame could help resolve pending lawsuit claims....
  • Brew Works in competition with city to buy Queen City land

    Brew Works in competition with city to buy Queen City land
    Allentown is facing competition from the Brew Works for the Vultee hangar property at Queen City Airport. The Lehigh-Northampton Airport Authority on Tuesday said four parties other than the city are interested in buying the 8-acre parcel in south...
  • Asiana Crew Confused By Aircraft's Technology, NTSB Finds In July 6 Crash

    WASHINGTON — The deadly crash of Asiana Airlines Flight 214 at San Francisco International Airport resulted directly from the crew's confusion over the plane's technology, federal officials said Tuesday, adding that emergency officials responding to...
  • Seattle woman says drone seemed to be spying on her

    Seattle woman says drone seemed to be spying on her
    A Seattle woman claimed an unmanned drone seemed to be acting like a peeping Tom outside her window Sunday, and now police are wondering if the drone's pilots broke any laws.  The woman noticed an unmanned aerial drone floating outside her downtown...
  • NTSB criticizes Asiana crew, Boeing, emergency response in San Francisco crash

    WASHINGTON As Asiana Airlines Flight 214 descended to its doom in the final minutes of its approach to San Francisco International Airport, its crew had several chances to avert disaster. But a tragic combination of the pilots' poor judgment, their...
  • Asiana pilots failed to monitor airspeed and altitude, NTSB says

    Asiana pilots failed to monitor airspeed and altitude, NTSB says
    Asiana Airlines Flight 214 swooped over San Francisco Bay that summer day, its instruments indicating it was too high to start a safe landing. The pilots adjusted the altitude but inadvertently shut off the automatic throttle. That caused the Boeing 777...
  • As hobby drone use increases, so do concerns about privacy, security

    As hobby drone use increases, so do concerns about privacy, security
    Some Los Angeles Kings fans were celebrating the team's Stanley Cup win outside the Staples Center last week when they noticed a Phantom-model quadcopter drone buzzing above, surveying the scene. Angry at the intrusion, they knocked it down using a T-...
  • Government fees on airfares are least frustrating charge, survey says

    Here’s a surprise. Most air travelers wouldn’t mind paying more in fees – if it helps cut lines at airports. Airlines have vehemently opposed proposals to increase government fees on airline tickets, saying higher costs would...