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  • 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...
  • Lawyer says suspect in Aurora radar center fire a danger to himself

    Lawyer says suspect in Aurora radar center fire a danger to himself
    The man charged with setting a fire at the Aurora radar facility, wreaking havoc on the nation's air traffic system, was ordered detained today after his lawyer declined to fight for his release. Federal prosecutors argued that Brian Howard was a danger...
  • Filmmakers Get Permission to Use Drones in the U.S.

    The Federal Aviation Administration announced on Thursday that it will allow the restricted use of unmanned aircraft, or drones, on movie and TV locations. The agency's approval had been expected. It grants a waiver to six aerial photo and video...
  • Federal charges: Suspect in FAA fire recently told he was being transferred to Hawaii

    Federal charges: Suspect in FAA fire recently told he was being transferred to Hawaii
    The Naperville man accused of setting fire to an FAA radar center Friday recently learned he was being transferred to Hawaii after eight years at the agency's Aurora facility, according to court records. Brian Howard, 36, remains hospitalized with self-...
  • U.S. FAA says reviewing contingency plans, security polices after fire

    U.S. FAA says reviewing contingency plans, security polices after fire
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. aviation safety agency's top official said on Monday he ordered a review of all U.S. air traffic control contingency plans and security policies following a fire on Friday that crippled air travel over much of the U.S....
  • California governor vetoes drone warrant bill

    (Reuters) - California Governor Jerry Brown vetoed a bill that would have placed strict regulations on how law enforcement and other government agencies can use drones, his office said on Sunday. The measure, which passed the state's Senate and Assembly...
  • 5774 Year in review

    5774 Year in review
    September 2013: The United States and Russia reach a deal to rid Syria of its arsenal of chemical weapons, promoting Jewish groups to suspend their efforts lobbying for U.S. strikes against Damascus. Rabbi Philip Berg, founder of the Kabbalah Centre...
  • FAA hopes to restore full service at damaged facility by Oct. 13

    FAA hopes to restore full service at damaged facility by Oct. 13
    The number of flights in and out of Chicago airports was steadily rising Sunday after a fire at an Aurora radar facility wreaked havoc on the nation’s air-travel system, federal aviation officials said, but the time frame for normal operations...
  • FAA to examine security after Chicago-area fire; flight cancellations persist

    As Chicago airports canceled hundreds of flights and worked to return to normalcy on Monday, the head of the Federal Aviation Administration has ordered a review of security protocols and how the agency deals with delays such as those stemming from last...
  • FAA labors to rebound from radar facility closure following fire

    FAA labors to rebound from radar facility closure following fire
    Air travelers Sunday likely can expect further delays and cancellations at Chicago airports as the Federal Aviation Administration worked to return traffic to normal this weekend after a fire Friday at the agency's Aurora radar facility wreaked havoc on...
  • Police: Man, 14-year-old boy die in New York plane collision

    The pilot of a small plane and his 14-year-old passenger died on Saturday when their aircraft struck another plane and crashed during an event in upstate New York to introduce young people to aviation, officials said. A Cessna 172, single-engine plane,...