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  • Kissimmee-based cargo plane crashes, killing 1

    Kissimmee-based cargo plane crashes, killing 1
    Reuters — A Kissimmee-based cargo plane crashed off the Dutch Caribbean island of St. Maarten on Wednesday, killing at least one of two people on board, the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration confirmed on Thursday. The Skyway Enterprises twin-...
  • Aviation chief: O'Hare noise problems won't go away

    Aviation chief: O'Hare noise problems won't go away
    Aldermen pressing for a firm commitment from the city to reduce noise from jets at O'Hare International Airport were told Friday by the outgoing aviation commissioner that "airplanes do create noise." Regarding the record number of O'Hare noise...
  • 4 dead, 5 injured as small plane crashes into Kansas building

    A twin-engine plane crashed into a building shortly after takeoff from Mid-Continent Airport in Wichita, Kan., on Thursday, killing four people, injuring five and touching off what one official described as a horrific fire that partially collapsed the...
  • Fighter jet from Newport News-based company crashes in California, pilot killed

    Fighter jet from Newport News-based company crashes in California, pilot killed
    A fighter jet owned by a Newport News-based company that provides training for the Navy crashed in Ventura County, Calif., on Wednesday and the pilot was killed, according to officials and media reports. The Hawker Hunter MK-58 was approaching Naval...
  • This FedEx project debate wasn't much of one

    This FedEx project debate wasn't much of one
    In the same vein as the story of the tree falling in the woods comes the question: If they hold a public meeting and the public doesn't come, is it still a public meeting? One thing that's certain is that it doesn't make much of a sound. That's what a...
  • Small aircraft to take to Palm Springs' streets for Parade of Planes

    Small aircraft to take to Palm Springs' streets for Parade of Planes
    Small airplanes will taxi down Palm Spring's streets on Thursday in an annual Parade of Planes that begins a three-day aviation expo in the desert city. Pilots who attend Aviation Expo 2014 can drive their planes from the airport to the Palm Springs...
  • Beneath Nik Wallenda's Tightrope, Discovery and NBC News Face Balancing Act

    Nik Wallenda isn't the only person who will have to totter precariously on a tightrope this Sunday. As the daredevil attempts two different high-wire challenges over Chicago this weekend, his efforts will be televised by Discovery Channel. But the task...
  • Flying cars on the horizon

    Let's be honest: It's 2014, and the automotive industry has utterly disappointed a generation of science-fiction lovers and futurists. Where are our flying cars? Stepping into the void is Terrafugia, which bills itself as a "the flying car company."...
  • Confessions of O'Hare's record noise complainer

    Confessions of O'Hare's record noise complainer
    Dawne Morong is an unapologetic complainer, a chronicler of the havoc that jet noise wreaks on people's lives, a thorn in the city of Chicago's side. In suburban Wood Dale, no one comes close to expressing air traffic frustrations as frequently or as...
  • 3 dead, 2 injured in helicopter-plane crash in Frederick

    3 dead, 2 injured in helicopter-plane crash in Frederick
    Three people were killed and two others were injured in a crash between a plane and a helicopter at Frederick Municipal Airport Thursday, State Police said. State Police identified the three who died as Christopher D. Parsons, 29, of Westminster;...
  • No distress calls before Maryland airplane-helicopter collision

    No distress calls before Maryland airplane-helicopter collision
    A small airplane and helicopter made no distress calls before they collided near a Maryland airport killing all three aboard the helicopter and injuring the two men on the plane, federal investigators said on Friday. Investigators from the National...