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Federal Aviation Administration
November 22, 2015
Utilities see potential in drones to inspect lines, towers
U.S. utilities see great potential in the use of remote-controlled drones to do the often-dangerous work of inspecting power ...
November 21, 2015
AP sources: Task force wants even smaller drones registered
An aviation industry task force is recommending that operators be required to register drones weighing as little as a half ...
November 18, 2015
Senator pushing medical exam bill to benefit pilots like him
Sen. Jim Inhofe, an 81-year-old avid pilot who had quadruple heart bypass surgery two years ago, is trying to loosen medical ...
November 16, 2015
FAA tells drone owners to skip registration firms
The government says requirements to register drones will be simple enough that owners don't need to pay a "drone ...
November 04, 2015
The Latest: FAA says San Diego standoff canceled 30 flights
The latest on an active shooter at a San Diego apartment complex (all times local): 4:45 p.m. Authorities have released more ...
October 30, 2015
Plane catches fire on runway; FAA says it had no past issues
The plane that caught fire as it prepared to take off from Fort Lauderdale to Venezuela had no previous incidents or issues, ...
October 28, 2015
Panel rejects ban on air shipments of fire-prone batteries
A U.N. aviation panel Wednesday rejected a ban on rechargeable battery shipments on passenger airliners despite evidence they ...
October 19, 2015
Close calls with drones spur federal registration of owners
Concerned about rising reports of close calls and safety risks involving drones, the government announced Monday it will ...
October 14, 2015
Union: Chronic shortage of air traffic controllers a crisis
A chronic shortage of controllers has reached a crisis that will lead to widespread flight delays if left unchecked, ...
October 08, 2015
Battery fires: FAA to back ban on passenger plane shipments
The risk of unstoppable fires is prompting U.S. officials to back a proposed international ban on rechargeable lithium ...
October 07, 2015
Government tests technology to find illegal drone operators
The Federal Aviation Administration has signed an agreement to test technology that could locate the operators of small ...
October 06, 2015
FAA proposes nearly $2 million fine against drone operator
The Federal Aviation Administration on Tuesday proposed a record $1.9 million fine against an aerial photography company for ...
September 29, 2015
Extreme sports star dies in California skydiving accident
A skier and BASE jumper who regularly appeared on an MTV show about extreme sports was killed after crashing into a tree ...
September 29, 2015
Congress votes to renew FAA authority for 6 months
Congress has temporarily renewed authorization for the Federal Aviation Administration while lawmakers consider whether to ...
September 28, 2015
House votes to renew FAA authority for 6 months
The House has passed a bill temporarily renewing authorization for the Federal Aviation Administration while lawmakers ...
September 15, 2015
Controllers reveal risk that could cause plane collisions
Five air traffic controllers have exposed a problem that is putting planes at risk of colliding or accidents due to wake ...
September 13, 2015
Schumer wants to keep drones way from airports, major events
Drone manufacturers would be forced to implement technology to keep the unmanned crafts away from airports and possibly ...
September 10, 2015
Vegas plane fire passengers escaped with lives _ and bags
Passengers on the British Airways jet whose engine caught fire just before takeoff in Las Vegas escaped with their lives — ...
September 09, 2015
British Airways plane catches fire on Las Vegas runway
An engine on a London-bound British Airways jet caught fire Tuesday while the plane was preparing to take off from Las Vegas, ...
September 01, 2015
Consumer panel: Airlines should disclose fees, seat size
Airlines should clearly disclose the cost of change and cancellation fees, as well as the size of the plane's seats, before ...