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  • Blue Angel talks to students about his experiences

    Blue Angel talks to students about his experiences
    As school assemblies go, this one was a winner. Austin Machin listened to a Blue Angels pilot speak for an hour at the Dundalk and Sollers Point high schools Friday, walked out and said, "I am at a loss for words about how awesome that was." The 16-...
  • Drones may provide big lift to agriculture when FAA allows their use

    Drones may provide big lift to agriculture when FAA allows their use
    When Steve Morris began building unmanned aerial systems in the late 1990s, he envisioned flying them over fields and collecting data that would be useful to farmers. But after the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, drones became largely associated with...
  • New rules needed to govern drones

    New rules needed to govern drones
    Imagine a quiet Sunday afternoon at the beach interrupted by a hovering drone and camera. Sound far-fetched? Delray Beach Mayor Cary Glickstein is one of a growing number of local officials who don't think so. They wonder if laws are keeping pace with...
  • Dirty campaigns, FAA, and Holder: Letters

    Running a dirty campaign Watching TV advertising for Florida governor candidates, one cannot help but to reach the sad conclusion that Florida is facing a decision between the best of two evils. The negative advertising that is being implemented by...
  • Customs, new complex raised at airport meeting

    A meeting with the Via Verde Master Association has been set for Oct. 7 after 48 concerned emails sent to the city were passed along to the Boca Raton Airport Authority. The emails were about the possible U.S. Customs facility under consideration,...
  • Turbulent reaction to airport expansion plans

    Some Pembroke Pines residents and city commissioners are unhappy with North Perry Airport's planned upgrades, which include a runway expansion, updated hangars and a hotel. Airport officials presented their plans during the Aug. 18 City Commission...
  • New airport runway: A boon with a lot of booms

    New airport runway: A boon with a lot of booms
    When the new south runway opens on Sept. 18, it will virtually eliminate air traffic delays and provide enormous room for air traffic — and tourism dollars — to grow for decades into the future. It will also bring unprecedented noise....
  • Florida lawyer among dead in Bahamas plane crash

    ORLANDO Fla. (Reuters) - A small plane crash in the sea off the island of Grand Bahama on Monday killed Ormond Beach lawyer R. Michael Kennedy, who worked for a travel services company, according to a Florida newspaper. Kennedy's brother told the Daytona...
  • Noise complaints about O'Hare skyrocket

    Noise complaints about O'Hare skyrocket
    Noise complaints about planes taking off or landing at O’Hare International Airport continue to soar, shattering former records in the wake of a shift in air traffic, figures show. The city received 27,956 complaints in July, according to...
  • Search underway for wreckage of plane that crashed near Jamaica

    Search underway for wreckage of plane that crashed near Jamaica
    Jamaican officials say search teams have located an oil slick where a small plane carrying a prominent New York real estate developer and his wife crashed into the ocean Friday afternoon. Search and rescue teams had not recovered the wreckage or any...
  • 2 deaths confirmed in crash of unresponsive plane off Jamaica

    2 deaths confirmed in crash of unresponsive plane off Jamaica
    A small U.S. private plane with an unresponsive pilot crashed off the east coast of Jamaica on Friday after veering far off its course toward southwest Florida and triggering a U.S. security alert that prompted a fighter jet escort. A New York county...