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  • FAA May Approve Use of Drones for Filmmaking

    The Federal Aviation Administration is considering a proposal to allow production companies to use drones in film and TV production. Seven aerial photo and video production companies, with the blessing of the MPAA, have asked the FAA for an exemption...
  • FAA to consider allowing drones for movies

    FAA to consider allowing drones for movies
    The federal government may open the skies to Hollywood. The Federal Aviation Administration said Monday that it would consider a request by several companies to use drones for filming movies and TV shows. The agency said it was reviewing a request...
  • Wisconsin pilot killed during air show identified

    Wisconsin pilot killed during air show identified
    Wisconsin authorities released the name of the pilot killed Sunday during the Stevens Point  annual air show. William M. Cowden, 47, of Menomonie, was flying a 1993 Russian-built Yak-55M, a single-seat, single-engine plane that crashed in a wooded...
  • Customs officials revise practices for detaining private airplanes

    Customs officials revise practices for detaining private airplanes
    U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials said Friday they have tightened their practices for stopping and searching private aircraft in an effort to reduce law enforcement encounters with innocent pilots. Deputy Assistant Commissioner Eddie Young,...
  • People Express announces flights from Newport News to Newark, Boston, Pittsburgh starting June 30

    People Express announces flights from Newport News to Newark, Boston, Pittsburgh starting June 30
    People Express officially launched Friday and said it will offer daily round-trip flights from Newport News to Newark, Boston and Pittsburgh beginning on June 30. The company made the announcement at Concourse A at Newport News-Williamsburg...
  • Former NBA, NHL owner among 7 killed in plane crash

    Former NBA, NHL owner among 7 killed in plane crash
    Lewis Katz, the co-owner of the Philadelphia Inquirer newspaper, was among seven people killed when a private jet caught fire and crashed as it tried to take off near Boston, the newspaper said Sunday. Katz, 72, also co-owned Philadelphia's Daily News...
  • O'Hare noise a pain to changing cast of neighborhoods

     O'Hare noise a pain to changing cast of neighborhoods
    Most of us like to think of ourselves as good people — kind-hearted souls who mourn other people's misfortune, sympathetic types who would hate to see our neighbors suffer. But any notions I may have had about my own generosity of spirit have been...
  • Helicopter crashes on Hart-Miller Island in Essex

    Helicopter crashes on Hart-Miller Island in Essex
    Maryland State Police today released more details about Sunday's helicopter crash that left two people with minor injuries at Hart-Miller Island near Essex. The helicopter, a Brantley B-2B, experienced a mechanical problem Sunday afternoon, state...
  • Dispute with airline has musicians fiddling on the tarmac

    Dispute with airline has musicians fiddling on the tarmac
    A dispute over two violins on a US Airways flight ended with a musician fiddling away his time on the tarmac at Charlotte Douglas International Airport. The feud resulted in a YouTube video that already has more than 200,000 views. The musicians, Zach...
  • 29 U.S. House members demand FAA shed light on air-traffic controller hiring

    29 U.S. House members demand FAA shed light on air-traffic controller hiring
    Twenty-nine members of the U.S. House sent a letter to the head of the Federal Aviation Administration over the holiday weekend complaining about a “lack of transparency’’ in the agency’s new off-the-street hiring policy for air-...
  • Violinists' protest against US Airways becomes an online hit

    Violinists' protest against US Airways becomes an online hit
    Two violinists who said that their instruments were not allowed on a US Airways flight have taken their grievances to YouTube in a video showing them protesting on the airport tarmac. Their video, posted earlier this week, has since gone viral and has...