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  • 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...
  • Persistent delays raise questions about O'Hare promises

    Persistent delays raise questions about O'Hare promises
    Jetliners roared down O'Hare International Airport's newest runway as Chicago officials cheerfully touted the latest piece of a decade-long overhaul as a tipping point that could cut flight delays in half and dramatically improve the reputation for...
  • Wreckage of missing glider and Illinois pilot's body found in New Mexico

    The wreckage of a glider reported missing has been found near Santa Fe, N.M., along with the body of the pilot, who was from Illinois. New Mexico State Police say the glider left Moriarty Municipal Airport on Wednesday and was later reported missing....
  • Chicago's new plane-tracking website lacks noise data

    Chicago's new plane-tracking website lacks noise data
    Jet noise readings are being intentionally omitted from a new city website that displays low-level planes arriving and departing at Chicago's airports, city officials said Friday. The officials said the noise information is being excluded because the...
  • Plane Makes Emergency Landing At Bradley Due To Smoke In Cockpit

    Plane Makes Emergency Landing At Bradley Due To Smoke In Cockpit
    WINDSOR LOCKS — A plane made an emergency landing at Bradley International Airport Friday afternoon after smoke was reported in the cockpit, according to the Federal Aviation Administration. Jim Peters, an FAA spokesman, said the plane, a DH-8...
  • Wandering Eye: The Harbor gets an F, The FBI's prolific use of surveillance in cities, and more

    Wandering Eye: The Harbor gets an F, The FBI's prolific use of surveillance in cities, and more
    The AP has an interesting story about the FBI's prolific use of surveillance aircraft in cities across the country. "After The Washington Post revealed flights by two planes circling over Baltimore in early May, the AP began analyzing detailed flight data...
  • O'Hare suburbs offer road map to reducing jet noise impacts

     O'Hare suburbs offer road map to reducing jet noise impacts
    Chicago could make substantial progress toward alleviating jet noise in communities around O'Hare International Airport by not building more runways, spreading flights more evenly across existing runways and installing more aircraft gates to expedite...
  • Naperville pupils get lesson in hot air ballooning

     Naperville pupils get lesson in hot air ballooning
    A balloon enthusiast, Patrick Hall said he enjoys photographing hot air balloons and has volunteered for year at Lisle's Eyes to the Skies Festival each year. When the Naperville man was offered the opportunity to mix his passion with a job, Hall said...
  • Waukegan National Airport lands tower service award

    Waukegan National Airport lands tower service award
    Two years after budget wrangling in Washington, D.C. nearly forced Waukegan National Airport to close its control tower and rely on a regional system out of Elgin, airport officials announced last week that Waukegan National has earned the 2015 Willie F....
  • FBI behind mysterious surveillance aircraft over US cities

    FBI behind mysterious surveillance aircraft over US cities
    Scores of low-flying planes circling American cities are part of a civilian air force operated by the FBI and obscured behind fictitious companies, The Associated Press has learned. The AP traced at least 50 aircraft back to the FBI, and identified...
  • Airport safety officials introduce latest addition to fleet of rescue vehicles

    Airport safety officials introduce latest addition to fleet of rescue vehicles
    They call it “Crash 4.” It’s the new yellow-green Rosenbauer Panther 4x4 that Bob Hope Airport fire officials recently brought into their fleet of aircraft rescue-and-firefighting vehicles. With a price tag of more than $645,000 —...