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  • Drones as holiday gifts worries FAA

    Santa Claus may travel on a reindeer-powered sleigh, but he was expected to deliver a ton of high-flying drones to teenagers and other amateur aviators, which is making for an anxious yuletide season at the Federal Aviation Administration. The FAA and...
  • Right to shoot drones would be perfect NRA cause

    Right to shoot drones  would be perfect NRA cause
    The National Rifle Association lately has been having its way with the Florida Legislature — think Docs & Glocks, which forbade doctors from asking patients about gun ownership. And despite the furor over Stand Your Ground, no significant rollback...
  • Answers to chronic flight delays may be buried in the numbers

     Answers to chronic flight delays may be buried in the numbers
    Efforts to restore what's conspicuously absent in the airline industry — consistently reliable service — are getting a boost from the work of University of Michigan researchers who are looking closely at 73 million flights during the past...
  • Rebuilding Northeast rail line is a necessity

    Rebuilding Northeast rail line is a necessity
    We need to find the resources to rebuild the Northeast Corridor between Washington, D.C., New York City and Boston — not surprisingly given that key parts of it are a century old or more ("Amtrak CEO says B&P tunnel replacement study may be 'waste...
  • Congress likely to make key decisions on drones

    The Obama administration is on the verge of proposing long-awaited rules for commercial drone operations in U.S. skies, but key decisions on how much access to grant drones are likely to come from Congress next year. Federal Aviation Administration...
  • Pilots, passenger in Westminster plane crash identified

    Pilots, passenger in Westminster plane crash identified
    Maryland State Police on Sunday identified the pilots and passenger of two planes that crashed as they were landing at Carroll County Regional Airport in Westminster this weekend. No one was injured in the incident, just before 4 p.m. on Saturday,...
  • Pilot dead, student pilot critical after helicopter crash; both identified

    Pilot dead, student pilot critical after helicopter crash; both identified
    UPDATE: The Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office on Tuesday morning identified the victims and said an investigation by the NTSB and FAA is continuing. Luis Aviles, 34, of West Palm Beach, died, according to the Sheriff's Office. He was the pilot....
  • 'The motor just didn't start back up,' says survivor of fatal Lantana helicopter crash

    Two pilots were practicing an emergency procedure during a routine training flight when the helicopter they were in crashed north of the Lantana Airport, killing one and seriously injuring the other, according to the pilot who survived. Jonathan...
  • Hampton orders auction of Unitech equipment to recoup owed debt

    Hampton orders auction of Unitech equipment to recoup owed debt
    After Unitech Inc. in Hampton defaulted on a $275,000 loan from the Hampton Economic Development Authority, the city auctioned off the research and development firm's machinery and office equipment. The attempt to recoup a portion of the money during...
  • Recovery of AirAsia wreckage to focus on bodies, data recorders that could explain crash

    The divers who try to recover more bodies and debris from the AirAsia jet that plunged into the sea won't have to deal with extreme depths, but they will have to work carefully to preserve evidence from the Airbus A320 that dropped from the sky with 162...
  • FAA proposes $91,000 shipping fine against Amazon

    SEATTLE The Federal Aviation Administration proposed fining Amazon.com $91,000 on Wednesday for shipping an item in violation of hazardous materials regulations. The agency alleges that Amazon shipped an 8-ounce plastic container of GE Caulk Smoother...