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  • EPA says it will set rules for airliner emissions

    EPA says it will set rules for airliner emissions
    The Obama administration proposed Wednesday to regulate aircraft emissions in much the same way as power plants, saying they are a threat to human health because they contain pollutants that help cause global warming. Using its authority under The Clean...
  • Orlando's first flight to Cuba departed today

    Orlando's first flight to Cuba departed today
    Orlando International Airport's first flight to Cuba has finally left the airport. A charter flight, operated by Miami-based World Atlantic Airlines, was scheduled to depart from the airport at 1 p.m. on a nonstop route to Havana. Carolyn Fennell,...
  • FAA chief promising Nevada meeting on drone aircraft testing

    The Federal Aviation Administration is planning a meeting in Nevada by the end of the year about expanding drone aircraft testing. FAA chief Michael Huerta made the promise Monday during a speech to an aviation symposium hosted by Democratic...
  • Bolingbrook paying $706,715 of $6.9 million Clow Airport upgrade

     Bolingbrook paying $706,715 of $6.9 million Clow Airport upgrade
    Bolingbrook's Clow Airport is in the process of getting a $6.9 million face lift. Since last month, the airport's single runway has been closed to construct a new, wider one that will lie parallel to the old one. "Part of the reason doing this was...
  • Space-training company awaits congressional decision

    KENNEDY SPACE CENTER — The future is up in the air for a small commercial space company here unless Congress gives it permission to resume private-astronaut training operations. Starfighters is one of the small space-technology spinoff companies...
  • Use of drone to record pets on balconies is unsafe and likely illegal

    Use of drone to record pets on balconies is unsafe and likely illegal
    Q. I live in a midrise condominium association. The use of balconies as a dog run is prohibited under the association's rules and regulations. To monitor violations that are occurring, the board president has hinted he would like to use a drone to...
  • Birds endangered by wind turbines

    When the Department of Energy released a report last month championing the construction of larger, more-powerful wind turbines, the wind industry unsurprisingly greeted the news with enthusiasm. With an extension of the "hub height" of turbines to 360...
  • Planes land - and leave behind 7,500 lbs. of rubber

    Planes land - and leave behind 7,500 lbs. of rubber
    Each day, hundreds of planes land on the two runways at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport – and leave behind rubber each time they land. So much rubber accumulates that if it's not removed, the runways would become slick in rain...
  • Engine trouble forces pilot to make emergency landing on highway near San Jose

    Engine trouble forced a small private plane with four people aboard to make an emergency landing Saturday night on a highway south of San Jose, authorities reported. No one was injured. According to the California Highway Patrol, the single-engine...
  • Apodaca: Drone parents swoop onto scene

    Last week I wrote in defense of helicopter parents. Perhaps I needn't have bothered, because if the running commentary in parenting magazines, blogs and other media devoted to subjects surrounding the raising of children is to be believed, helicoptering...
  • Passenger jets bump wings near terminal at Burbank airport

    Two passenger jets bumped wings Saturday while pulling away from a terminal in Southern California, federal officials said. There were no reported injuries after the mishap between two Southwest Airlines jets at Burbank Bob Hope Airport, Federal Aviation...