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  • Drone dread: Delray to discuss rules for popular pilotless craft

    Drone dread: Delray to discuss rules for popular pilotless craft
    Delray Beach Mayor Cary Glickstein has a nightmare about drones. He sees them buzzing unchecked above the seaside city, creating all kinds of safety and, more importantly, privacy issues. Drones, also known as quadcopters, are the latest must-have gadget...
  • Drone manufacturer grows amid uncertain market

    Drone manufacturer grows amid uncertain market
    Donald Scott is a former Navy pilot and an amateur filmmaker. Those two passions meet in his job as chief executive of a company that makes drones. DSLRPros in Oakland Park started by selling filmmaking equipment, but Scott says 80 percent of DSLRPros'...
  • Medical transport plane crashes in New Mexico, killing four

    Four people were killed Wednesday night when a Phoenix-bound medical transport plane went down in a fiery crash shortly after takeoff in southern New Mexico, police said. The twin-engine propeller plane was found burning near the Dona Ana County...
  • New airplane radar offers bigger picture on bad weather

     New airplane radar offers bigger picture on bad weather
    airplane was climbing in the direction of thunderstorms vaulting across northeast Indiana when an air traffic controller radioed the pilots to recommend a course change toward smoother air. Normally such advice would be heeded, but the purpose of the...
  • Is it morning TV news if nobody laughs?

    WRITER'S NOTE: This column was written after a summer spent traveling the country and watching random morning news shows. The writer vows never to do that again. "Rise and shine. This is The Morning News Zoo. I'm Barry O'Brien." "And I'm co-anchor...
  • Florida lawyer among dead in Bahamas plane crash

    ORLANDO Fla. (Reuters) - A small plane crash in the sea off the island of Grand Bahama on Monday killed Ormond Beach lawyer R. Michael Kennedy, who worked for a travel services company, according to a Florida newspaper. Kennedy's brother told the Daytona...
  • U.S. bars all American airlines from flying over Syria

    (Reuters) - The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration has barred all American airlines from flying over Syria, saying the ongoing conflict poses a "serious potential threat." The FAA had previously warned American carriers to avoid flying over Syria....
  • Ferguson protests: Tear gas fired after attacks on police, officer says

    Police came under "heavy gunfire" and 31 people were arrested, authorities said on Tuesday, in racial unrest in Ferguson, Missouri sparked by the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager by a white policeman 10 days ago. "Not a single bullet was fired...
  • EEUU prohíbe que sus aerolíneas vuelen sobre Siria

    (Reuters) - La Administración Federal de Aviación de Estados Unidos prohibió que todas las aerolíneas estadounidenses vuelen sobre Siria y dijo que el conflicto armado que atraviesa el país representa una "grave amenaza potencial". La Administración...
  • Argonne helping quieter jet engines take off

    Argonne helping quieter jet engines take off
    Downstream from the noisiest places in Chicago — the runways at O'Hare International Airport and the surrounding sky — scientists at a government laboratory are quietly working to understand at the most detailed level why jet engines are so...
  • A refund from Aeroflot over terrorism fears? Expect a 'nyet'

    A refund from Aeroflot over terrorism fears? Expect a 'nyet'
    Question: My round-trip flight to Italy in December is booked on Aeroflot with 15-hour layovers, coming and going, in the Moscow airport. After the Malaysian flight was downed, I did some research to see what my options might be. Will Aeroflot give me a...