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  • Family finances: New-tech ways to sell your home

    Family finances: New-tech ways to sell your home
    These days, home buyers want to scope out a property even before they visit it. Most use the Internet in their search; half use a mobile device to hunt on the go, says the latest survey of buyers by the National Association of Realtors. Look for these new...
  • Droning on: Orlando firms to launch new drone training classes

    Droning on: Orlando firms to launch new drone training classes
    Two companies in the Orlando area are teaming up to provide more safety classes for people who want to fly drones commercially, now that the Federal Aviation Administration has announced it proposed regulations. The classes will be focused on how...
  • FAA drone rule proposal: What they allow, who benefits, who doesn't

    FAA drone rule proposal: What they allow, who benefits, who doesn't
    The Federal Aviation Administration over the weekend¬†released proposed rules for small drones for commercial use. Some have said the move has the potential to dramatically change the nation's airspace for years to come.¬† “Technology is advancing...
  • Small plane slides off runway at Chicago's Midway Airport

    Authorities say a small, twin-engine plane slid off the runway at Chicago's Midway International Airport while landing. The Federal Aviation Administration says the Piper 31 aircraft's landing gear appeared to collapse on Monday afternoon. The Chicago...
  • Victims of Southwest Miami-Dade plane crash were with Venezuela company; probe begins

    MIAMI The twin-engine airplane that crashed Wednesday in Southwest Miami-Dade County, killing all four people aboard, belonged to the Venezuelan unit of Brink's security company, a company spokesman told the Miami Herald. Ed Cunningham said the plane...
  • Drone industry has mixed reaction to FAA's proposed rules

    Drone industry has mixed reaction to FAA's proposed rules
    Entrepreneurs in the fledgling drone industry breathed a sigh of relief Monday after federal regulators finally issued proposed rules for flying the small robotic flying machines — a plan not as tough on commercial users as many had feared. "It'...
  • Robotics-law expert Ryan Calo weighs in on drone regulations -- and 'drunk droning'

    Hard cases, said a long-ago Supreme Court justice, make bad law. The startling outliers shouldn't be the yardstick for crafting routine criminal law. When a tipsy off-duty employee of the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency lost control of his friend'...
  • Selfies likely factor in fatal Colorado plane crash, investigators say

    Selfies likely factor in fatal Colorado plane crash, investigators say
    A pilot taking selfies may have contributed to the deadly crash of a small plane in Colorado last year, federal investigators said. The pilot, Amritpal Singh, 29, and his passenger, Jatinder Singh, 31, were killed May 31 when the two-seat Cessna...
  • UTC's India Unit Gets FAA Approval For Selling Products Directly

    MUMBAI — UTC Aerospace Systems on Tuesday said that U.S. Federal Aviation Administration has approved a product developed and produced by the firm in India. "The approved product is the four-person life raft which is a compact lightweight device...
  • Popular hobby drones pose danger when drivers lose control

    Popular hobby drones pose danger when drivers lose control
    Robert Ross had his drone less than a month when it became a "flyaway." His pancake-size drone, a Christmas gift from his wife, caught an air current on the North Side last week and never looked back. "I was flying my drone at Jonquil Playlot Park,"...
  • For Chicago forecaster, stormy weather (or not) all in a day's work

    The memory of the February 2011 blizzard -- a monster dubbed "Snowpocalypse" that came complete with "thunder" snow -- remains fresh in meteorologist Mark Ratzer's mind. A senior weather forecaster at the National Weather Service's Chicago/Romeoville...