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  • FAA gets more applications for drone use exemptions

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Federal Aviation Administration has received nearly a dozen new applications to allow commercial use of unmanned aircraft over the past week, and it plans to publish draft rules to allow broader use by the end of the year, the...
  • Air traffic meltdown puts FAA vulnerability in spotlight

    Air traffic meltdown puts FAA vulnerability in spotlight
    Demands for answers and promises of technology breakthroughs bounced across Washington on Monday as the nation's air traffic control system continued its gradual recovery from the fire at an Aurora radar facility that has grounded thousands of flights...
  • Aurora releases FAA fire 911 call

    Aurora releases FAA fire 911 call
    Aurora police have released a 911 call from Friday's fire at the FAA radar facility that wreaked havoc on thousands of flights. In the 32-second recording, a security officer can be heard requesting assistance. "We've got smoke in the building so we...
  • Storms may strain air traffic system still recovering from fire

    Storms may strain air traffic system still recovering from fire
    More headaches may be in store for airline passengers in Chicago later this week when thunderstorms are expected to roll through the Chicago area. The bad weather comes as both O’Hare International Airport and Midway Airport continue to rebound...
  • U.S. orders airlines to replace cockpit displays on 1,300 Boeing airplanes

    U.S. orders airlines to replace cockpit displays on 1,300 Boeing airplanes
    (Reuters) - The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration is requiring airlines to replace cockpit displays on more than 1,300 Boeing Co airplanes to avoid interference from Wi-Fi and cellular devices. Airlines will need to replace certain cockpit display...
  • Facebook post hints at a motive for fire at FAA radar center

    Facebook post hints at a motive for fire at FAA radar center
    Brian Howard has spent much of his adult life below the surface. After high school, he spent three years as a machinist mate on a nuclear submarine in the Pacific. For the past eight years, he has worked as a telecommunications specialist in the...
  • Drones: Spur technology, protect privacy: Editorial

    Drones: Spur technology, protect privacy: Editorial
    Imagine a quiet Sunday afternoon at the beach interrupted by a hovering drone armed with a camera. Sound far-fetched? In Florida, Delray Beach Mayor Cary Glickstein is one of a growing number of local officials who don't think so. They wonder if laws...
  • Boeing Dreamliner resumes flight to Poland after emergency landing

    Boeing Dreamliner resumes flight to Poland after emergency landing
    A Boeing Dreamliner traveling from Chicago to Poland resumed its flight Friday after making an emergency landing at Glasgow, Scotland, to check an alert from the fire protection system in the baggage hold. The plane, owned by Polish state airline LOT,...
  • The economic impact of air traffic sabotage

    The economic impact of air traffic sabotage
    The economic impact of a sabotaged radar center near Chicago that struck at the heart of the nation's air transportation grid will easily soar into tens of millions of dollars and perhaps hundreds of millions, experts say. The impact on some 44,000...
  • FBI: Contract worker set fire at FAA center, tried to kill himself

    FBI: Contract worker set fire at FAA center, tried to kill himself
    A communications contractor assigned to the Aurora FAA radar center set fire to the center, grounding more than 2,000 flights in Chicago today, as part of plan to “take out” the center and kill himself, according to a federal complaint against...
  • O'Hare on pace to take back 'world's busiest airport' title

    O'Hare on pace to take back 'world's busiest airport' title
    O’Hare International Airport is on pace to again be the world’s busiest airport, a designation it lost a decade ago, Chicago city officials said Wednesday. Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport wrestled the top honor away from O'...