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  • Can Dave Davis Help Hollywood's In-flight Entertainment Biz Soar at Global Eagle?

    Global Eagle, a provider of satellite-based in-flight entertainment systems for airlines, has tapped Dave Davis as CEO. A former veteran of the airline industry who was instrumental in the merger of Northwest and Delta airlines, Davis had served as chief...
  • Tandem sky divers hurt in fall at Perkasie school

    A sky-diving instructor from Hilltown Township and a Philadelphia man on his first jump were seriously hurt when they hit the ground at a Perkasie elementary school Tuesday, police said. Robert Mandic, a 41-year-old instructor working for Skydive...
  • FAA investigating Bucks skydiving accident

    Two people were seriously injured sky diving Tuesday morning in upper Bucks County. Perkasie police said officers were called to an open area near Guth Elementary School on Seventh Street in the borough at 11:06 a.m. on reports of a sky-diving accident....
  • Drone flies too close to NYPD chopper, police say; operators arrested

    Two New York men face felony charges after authorities said they flew a drone within 800 feet of a New York Police Department helicopter. The helicopter pilot spotted the small, unmanned aircraft near the George Washington Bridge early Monday, police...
  • Drone maker AeroVironment swings to $8.1-million profit in quarter

    Drone maker AeroVironment swings to $8.1-million profit in quarter
    Boosted by an increase in sales, Monrovia-based drone maker AeroVironment Inc. exceeded analyst estimates and reported $8.1 million in fiscal fourth-quarter profit, a turnaround from the same period a year earlier. The company posted net income...
  • Drone films 'unofficial' fireworks displays above San Francisco

    Drone films 'unofficial' fireworks displays above San Francisco
    A new YouTube video offers a drone's eye view of Fourth of July fireworks in San Francisco. Filmmaker Eddie Codel used a drone to film "unofficial" fireworks ignited by residents above the Mission District and Bernal Heights. His short film shows...
  • U.S. moves toward opening skies for commercial drones

    U.S. moves toward opening skies for commercial drones
    The U.S. air safety regulator is drafting rules to permit small drones to be used for commercial purposes, a step toward allowing remote-control planes and helicopters to be deployed for everything from TV news coverage to monitoring crops. Media...
  • Federal agencies investigate fatal Lake Elsinore plane crash

    Federal agencies investigate fatal Lake Elsinore plane crash
    The Federal Aviation Administration and the National Transportation Safety Board are investigating a plane crash near Lake Elsinore that killed three people and started a small brush fire. The plane appeared to have crashed into a hillside, said...
  • Three killed when plane crashes into cliff of Santa Ana Mountains

    Three killed when plane crashes into cliff of Santa Ana Mountains
    Federal Aviation Administration officials are investigating the crash of a small plane near Lake Elsinore on Sunday that killed three people and started a small brush fire. Firefighters were called to an area in the Santa Ana Mountains off Ortega...
  • LAX to spend $200 million to meet federal runway safety standards

    LAX to spend $200 million to meet federal runway safety standards
    In a project designed to bring Los Angeles International Airport into compliance with federal safety standards, officials will spend about $200 million to expand and refurbish runway-buffer zones. The plan calls for enhancing safety areas at the ends...
  • Mystery surrounds drone that flew above L.A. Kings victory party

    Mystery surrounds drone that flew above L.A. Kings victory party
    Federal law restricts pilots operating unmanned aerial vehicles for personal use from flying above certain altitudes and within specific distances to airports. But whoever launched a drone Friday night during the L.A. Kings victory celebration outside...