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  • Ohio colleges to host 'drone summit' in August

    Two Ohio colleges plan to launch a drone summit in August to talk about the future of unmanned aircraft in the state. Sinclair Community College and Ohio State University are hosting the Unmanned Aerial Systems Academic Summit featuring technology...
  • Planes often hit birds at Orlando International

    Planes often hit birds at Orlando International
    Airplanes hit birds and other animals more than 150 times a year at Orlando International Airport, and while most strikes result in no more damage than when bugs hit car windshields, more serious problems can occur. From November 2009 to October 2014,...
  • Under microscope for gyrocopter, Capitol Police stretched thin

    WASHINGTON Members of Congress agreed Doug Hughes is lucky to be alive after his dangerous stunt, based on what they learned about the April 15 gyrocopter landing during closed-door briefings from Capitol law enforcement. But big questions remain...
  • Ohio airport to continue $110 million improvement project

    A northeast Ohio airport will expand parking and make other improvements as part of its $110-million upgrade. The Akron Beacon Journal reports (http://bit.ly/1E9TzBc) that the president of the Akron-Canton Airport says construction will soon begin on...
  • MIT-bound Jackson Lubin trying to engineer state berth in pole vault

    MIT-bound Jackson Lubin trying to engineer state berth in pole vault
    First, Jackson Lubin looked at his feet. He wanted his steps to be in the right order and spaced perfectly when he took off down the runway. Next, Lubin turned his eyes to the right to see where the pole was situated by his side. He checked and double...
  • Three SkyWest passengers lost consciousness, not just one, airline says

    Three SkyWest passengers lost consciousness, not just one, airline says
    Three passengers on a SkyWest Airlines flight lost consciousness before the plane made an emergency landing at Buffalo Niagara International Airport, the airline said Thursday. Initially, it had said just one passenger passed out. It is unclear why...
  • West Boca man who shined laser at chopper takes plea, gets 90 days

    West Boca man who shined laser at chopper takes plea, gets 90 days
    Annoyed after being awakened by a loud Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office helicopter, James McDonald grabbed a laser pointer, stepped outside his West Boca home and shined it at the cockpit. "It wasn't his intention to blind the pilot," said Bruce...
  • Passengers describe emergency landing: 'It felt like the plane was going to crash'

    Passengers describe emergency landing: 'It felt like the plane was going to crash'
    Larry Johnson was settling back as the plane left Chicago, his girlfriend beside him nursing their son. Suddenly a woman several rows in front of them passed out. Then another woman. Soon Johnson and his girlfriend said they were struggling to breathe....
  • SkyWest jet makes emergency landing in Buffalo; passenger passed out, airline says

    SkyWest jet makes emergency landing in Buffalo; passenger passed out, airline says
    A Connecticut-bound SkyWest Airlines flight was forced to make an emergency landing at Buffalo International Airport on Wednesday morning after a passenger lost consciousness, the airline said.  The plane may have also experienced a "pressurization...
  • Man who crashed plane in California had ties to Chicago area

    Man who crashed plane in California had ties to Chicago area
    A pilot who authorities said took his life by intentionally crashing his plane into a field in northern California Saturday formerly lived in the Chicago area before he moved to the West Coast to further his career, his former employer said. Zachary...
  • Bradley Bound Flight Makes Emergency Landing In Buffalo

    Bradley Bound Flight Makes Emergency Landing In Buffalo
    Authorities say a SkyWest Airlines flight from Chicago bound for Bradley International Airport in Windsor Locks made an emergency landing in Buffalo after at least one passenger lost consciousness. The Federal Aviation Administration said the flight...