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  • Amazon says FAA drone approval already obsolete

    The approval federal aviation officials gave Amazon.com last week to test a specific drone design outdoors is already outdated, the company's top policy executive said Tuesday in written testimony to a Senate subcommittee. Paul Misener, Amazon's vice...
  • Bill would impose privacy restrictions on Nevada drones

    A Nevada Assembly member is attempting to create a regulatory framework for drones that would protect people's privacy in the state. Democratic Assemblyman Elliot Anderson is sponsoring a bill that would limit how police can use drones in...
  • FAA streamlines rules to speed up permits to fly drones

    Federal aviation officials, battered by complaints that bureaucratic hurdles are preventing industry from realizing the economic benefits of drones, announced Tuesday they are streamlining rules to expedite permits to fly small, commercial unmanned...
  • Radio calls detail moments before and after Sunday's helicopter crash

    Radio calls detail moments before and after Sunday's helicopter crash
    Everything appeared to be going smoothly for pilot Bruce Teitelbaum when his Robinson R44 II helicopter was approved for takeoff from Orlando Executive Airport at 2:10 p.m. Sunday. Radio transmissions to and from Teitelbaum's chopper detail the moments...
  • Airspace expansion over northern Plains gets final approval

    A proposal to establish an enormous bomber training area over the northern Plains that advocates say will improve military training and save money got final approval Tuesday despite concerns about loud, low-flying aircraft disrupting civilian flights...
  • Training exercise at Bob Hope Airport tests emergency crew preparedness

    Training exercise at Bob Hope Airport tests emergency crew preparedness
    A pyrotechnic explosion sent a pillar of dirt into the air at the “B6” property near Bob Hope Airport’s remote parking Lot A on Tuesday morning, kicking off a full-scale emergency response training exercise at the airfield. The event,...
  • Ted Cruz biography: the CQ profile

    WASHINGTON Ted Cruz has launched his presidential campaign after just 27 months in the Senate, though it has been a tenure marked by hard-line conservative policies, one of the longest speeches in Senate history and an effort to undermine President Barack...
  • Crew pulls plane from icy lake on Minnesota-Wisconsin border

    Authorities say a single-engine plane was pulled from North Lake after it went through the ice near Welch. The Goodhue County Sheriff's Office says the pilot was able to escape after the nose of the plane went underwater late Friday afternoon. The...
  • Federal agencies investigate after at least 1 killed in College Park area helicopter crash

    Federal agencies investigate after at least 1 killed in College Park area helicopter crash
    Just as Peter Ronca was walking into his home near his College Park neighborhood Sunday afternoon, he could hear the roar of a helicopter as it plunged closer to his neighbor's house. Ronca said he could hear as the helicopter plowed through trees...
  • Five things for Monday, March 23, 2015

    Five things for Monday, March 23, 2015
    Here are your stories for Monday in Central Florida: helicopter crash kills three; Senator from Texas declares run for presidency; coffee and shopping all-in-one; and Lake Eola as Orlando's center. 1. Police have confirmed that three people died when...
  • Officials: 3 died in weekend helicopter crash in Orlando

    Three people who died when a helicopter crashed into an unoccupied guest home near downtown Orlando have been identified as a central Florida businessman, his wife and their friend. Orlando police officials on Monday identified the deceased as pilot...