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  • FAA allows first commercial drone flights over land

    FAA allows first commercial drone flights over land
    Marking a milestone for the drone industry, an unmanned aircraft is flying over land in commercial use for the first time with the Federal Aviation Administration's authorization. A small drone, the Puma AE, built by Monrovia firm AeroVironment Inc., is...
  • Four dead in two Central Florida plane crashes

    A plane crashed near Daytona International Airport on Monday night, killing two people, according to the Volusia County Sheriff's Office. The single engine plane crashed just east of the Daytona International Airport around 10 p.m. shortly after...
  • Deputies arrest man suspected of 'lasing' sheriff's helicopter

    Deputies arrest man suspected of 'lasing' sheriff's helicopter
    Seminole County deputies say a Longwood man pointed a laser light several times at a Sheriff's Office helicopter over the weekend — a dangerous act that can temporarily blind pilots. The Sheriff's Office said an agency helicopter was on patrol...
  • Pilot and passenger killed in plane crash near Paso Robles

    Pilot and passenger killed in plane crash near Paso Robles
    A small plane smashed into a field near Paso Robles Saturday killing the pilot and his passenger. Soon after the Piper Cub single-engine plane took off around 10 a.m., witnesses watched it veer to the right, spiral and then barrel into the ground,...
  • Virgin Galactic signs agreement with FAA, steps closer to spaceflight

    Virgin Galactic signs agreement with FAA, steps closer to spaceflight
    Virgin Galactic, British billionaire Richard Branson’s commercial space venture, announced an agreement with the Federal Aviation Administration that helps clear the path to send paying customers on a suborbital flight from a spaceport in New...
  • Risky jobs that pay big bucks

    Here's the thing about the dangerous jobs made famous by reality television shows such as "Deadliest Catch" and "Ax Men" -- the pay is generally lousy relative to the considerable (and literal) risk to life and limb. Fishermen and loggers can expect...
  • Lewis University Airport in Romeoville wins award from state

    Lewis University Airport in Romeoville wins award from state
    Romeoville's Lewis University Airport was named the 2014 Illinois Reliever Airport of the Year by the Illinois Department of Transportation's Division of Aeronautics last month. The airport received the distinction based on the facility's safety record,...
  • Feds see surge in lasers pointed at aircraft

    Feds see surge in lasers pointed at aircraft
    The laser pointer that provides endless entertainment to your cat may seem harmless, but federal authorities say the device is increasingly directed at aircraft — putting pilots and passengers in jeopardy. Known as "lasing," a pinhole-sized...
  • Pilot who crashed at Louisiana McDonald's had reported problem

    Pilot who crashed at Louisiana McDonald's had reported problem
    A 41-year-old pilot seriously injured Tuesday when he crashed his small plane in a McDonald’s parking lot in Louisiana had reported a problem with his fuel shortly before the accident, authorities said. Michael Ray Martin was piloting a single-...
  • FBI's $10,000 reward seeks to curb cases of laser flashing at aircraft

    FBI's $10,000 reward seeks to curb cases of laser flashing at aircraft
    Citing a massive increase in reports of illegal flashing of lasers toward aircraft, the FBI said Tuesday it would expand a program that offers a $10,000 reward for information leading to arrests in connection with the "dangerous and irresponsible"...
  • Reality gold rush! Broadcast networks get delayed viewing dollars.

    Reality gold rush! Broadcast networks get delayed viewing dollars.
    After the coffee. Before making my NBA championship pick. The Skinny: If I'm having dreams about net neutrality it may be time for a vacation or more therapy. I made the mistake of rewatching John Oliver's blistering and hilarious takedown of cable...