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  • LAPD seeks to limit civilian drone flights over police stations

    LAPD seeks to limit civilian drone flights over police stations
    Los Angeles police on Friday said they have asked the city attorney’s office and county prosecutors to explore whether they can legally prohibit civilians from flying drones with cameras over department-owned parking lots. The inquiry was...
  • FAA's well-founded caution on flights to Israel

    To the editor: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's statement last week about the Federal Aviation Administration's brief ban on U.S. flights to Israel — that "there's no reason whatsoever for the mistaken FAA decision to instruct American...
  • City to install more jet noise monitors in Chicago

    City to install more jet noise monitors in Chicago
    The Emanuel administration is willing to meet at least one demand of sleepless residents affected by changes in jet noise patterns at O'Hare International Airport by installing more noise monitors in Chicago and several suburbs, officials are expected...
  • Half of air traffic controller job offers go to people with no aviation experience

    Half of air traffic controller job offers go to people with no aviation experience
    More than half of the latest batch of air-traffic controller job offers nationwide went to people with no aviation experience as part of a program designed to expand hiring among the general public, the Federal Aviation Administration said Wednesday....
  • Skydiver never activates ripcord, falls to his death

    Skydiver never activates ripcord, falls to his death
    Without ever activating his ripcord, a skydiver was killed Wednesday when he jumped from a plane and fell to the Earth in eastern San Diego County, officials said. Authorities said that when they arrived about 10:21 a.m. at  Skydive San Diego in Jamul,...
  • Plane crashes in parking lot of San Diego Costco; 1 killed

    Plane crashes in parking lot of San Diego Costco; 1 killed
    An 80-year-old female passenger of a single-engine plane that crashed in a Costco parking lot in San Diego Wednesday has died, authorities confirmed.  The crash occurred around 5:30 p.m. in the 7000 block of Othello Avenue in Kearny Mesa, said Lee...
  • Parking lot plane crash: San Diego witnesses describe close call

    Parking lot plane crash: San Diego witnesses describe close call
    Witnesses on the ground described close calls and their shock when a small airplane crashed and burst into flames Wednesday in the parking lot of a Costco in San Diego. “It was pretty nuts. I was just minding my own business and then a plane falls...
  • Consumer groups, airline industry debate what's fair on fares

    Consumer groups, airline industry debate what's fair on fares
    Notice to anyone booking a flight: Airfares are in the spotlight this week in Washington, D.C., scrutinized over how they are presented in advertisements and on the Web as well as for a security fee hike that's baked into ticket prices. Consumer...
  • 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...
  • United hopes humor will hook you into watching new safety video

    United hopes humor will hook you into watching new safety video
    Chicago-based United Airlines is rolling out a new inflight safety video aimed at getting passengers’ attention back on course. Because the attention of airline passengers is often diverted to their smartphones, tablet computers and e-readers...
  • Palm Beach County man pays price for pointing laser at plane

    Michael Fischer was fooling around with a laser pointer in a friend's backyard late one night when he heard the roar of a plane overhead. Not thinking anything of it, he turned the $5 device upward. He aimed at the light coming from the aircraft and held...