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  • Ivy Tech grad flying high over opportunities ahead

    Satya Sunkavalli has always wanted to fly. "Airplanes always fascinated me since I was younger and they still do," said the 27-year-old native of Andhra Pradesh, a province in India. "I used to watch the sky and look at the trails, and I just always...
  • O'Hare expansion among challenges for new aviation commissioner

     O'Hare expansion among challenges for new aviation commissioner
    In introducing Ginger Evans as Chicago's new aviation commissioner Sunday, Mayor Rahm Emanuel outlined his agenda for making Chicago more than an aviation hub, but a global gateway. "It's one thing to talk about O'Hare as the busiest airport," Emanuel...
  • Pilot escapes injury when ultralight plane crashes into bay

    A pilot escaped injury when the ultralight aircraft he was flying crashed in southern New Jersey. Authorities say the pilot was attempting to take-off when his Seawing amphibian aircraft went down around 3:40 p.m. Saturday in a bay near Beach Haven....
  • Those living under airport cloud seek closure

    Those living under airport cloud seek closure
    What residents love most about southern Will County are the quiet and the expansive horizons, skies filled with stunning sunrises and sunsets and a variety of wildlife amid forests and farmland as far as one can see. Yet even on the sunniest of days,...
  • Illinois State Police gets FAA approval to use drones

    Illinois State Police gets FAA approval to use drones
    Illinois State Police say they've received approval to use drones to photograph crash and crime scenes. But the agency is avoiding term "drones." The police agency announced Friday that the Federal Aviation Administration has authorized what it calls its...
  • Court: FAA can allow cellphones during takeoff and landing

    Federal aviation officials acted within their authority in allowing airline passengers to use cellphone and other electronics during takeoffs and landings, a federal appeals court ruled Friday. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia...
  • Small plane crashes into busy Atlanta interstate; 4 killed

    A small passenger airplane dropped from the sky, grazed the hood of a tractor-trailer and crashed into an Atlanta interstate Friday, killing all four people aboard and starting an intense fire on the busy highway. The Piper PA-32 took off from DeKalb...
  • Small plane crashes on Atlanta highway, killing 4

    Small plane crashes on Atlanta highway, killing 4
    A small passenger airplane crashed into an Atlanta interstate Friday, killing all four people aboard and starting an intense fire on the busy road, authorities said. The Piper PA-32 took off from DeKalb Peachtree Airport and apparently ran into...
  • Small plane crashes on busy Atlanta highway, 4 dead

    Small plane crashes on busy Atlanta highway, 4 dead
    A small passenger airplane dropped from the sky and grazed the hood of a tractor-trailer before it crashed into an Atlanta interstate Friday, killing all four people aboard and starting an intense fire on the busy road. The Piper PA-32 took off from...
  • Emanuel: FAA will expedite review of airport noise measuring

    Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel says the Federal Aviation Administration will expedite a review of how airport noise is measured. Emanuel said Thursday the study will benefit Chicago residents by allowing more people to qualify for the O'Hare Residential...
  • Lawyer: Man to plead guilty to setting radar facility fire

    A suburban Chicago contractor accused of setting fire to a radar facility and disrupting air traffic throughout the U.S. will plead guilty, his attorney said Thursday after the man appeared in court for arraignment. A plea agreement with prosecutors is...