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The Chicago fire

6 hours agoLifestyle / Travel : Gulliver

POLICE now believe that a Friday morning fire at a Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) facility in Aurora, Illinois was intentionally started by a contract employee who later attempted suicide. The blaze started in the basement ofShow More Summary

FAA Reviewing Security After Chicago Air Traffic Snarl

WASHINGTON — The Federal Aviation Administration is reviewing security practices and how it deals with unexpected incidents throughout its air traffic control facilities following last week's fire at a Chicago-area air traffic facility,...Show More Summary

FAA to examine security after Chicago-area fire; flight cancellations persist

As Chicago airports canceled hundreds of flights and worked to return to normalcy on Monday, the head of the Federal Aviation Administration has ordered a review of security protocols and how the agency deals with delays such as those stemming from last week’s fire at an air traffic...

FAA to review security protocols after Chicago air traffic control fire

Hundreds of flights were cancelled over the weekend as aftershocks from Thursday’s air traffic control fire rippled across the country. Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images WASHINGTON — The head of the Federal Aviation Administration says...Show More Summary

FAA wants to restore Chicago air traffic site by mid-October

yesterdayNews : The Newsroom

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Federal Aviation Administration said on Sunday that it has set a target of October 13 to restore to service a Chicago-area air traffic control site that was set ablaze by a field technician, as delays and cancellations continued at Chicago airports. Show More Summary

FAA wants to restore Chicago air traffic site by mid-October

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Federal Aviation Administration said on Sunday that it has set a target of October 13 to restore to service a Chicago-area air traffic control site that was set ablaze by a field technician, as delays and cancellations continued at Chicago airports. Show More Summary

Chicago Airports Still Delaying Flights Due To Fire, Suicide Attempt

Flights going through Chicago’s O’Hare and Midway Airports are still suffering from a fire and attempted suicide yesterday. USA Today is reporting a Federal Aviation Administration clean-up crew is still finishing cleaning up water-damaged equipment at an Illinois air traffic control enter shut down after a fire and attempted suicide there Friday. Show More Summary

Suburban Chicago Man Charged With Setting Fire At FAA Facility

Brian Howard, of suburban Chicago Naperville, was charged with one count of destruction of aircraft or aircraft facilities following the fire he allegedly set at a Federal Aviation Administration center. New details have emerged which portray, sadly, a despondent, suicidal mindset. [ more › ]

The Robopocalypse has Come for the Videographer/Photographer

The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration is taking its first major step toward opening up the skies for commercial drone use, allowing six TV and movie production companies to use drones to shoot video.Commercial flight of drones has...Show More Summary

Movie Camera Drones Get FAA Go-Ahead

The Federal Aviation Administration has given permission to six TV movie production firms to use drones for filming. It’s an exemption to a general US ban on commercial use of drones and could pave the way for other uses. The exemptions mean the production companies won’t have to follow the same extensive set of rules […]

Flights! Camera! Action! FAA Gives Hollywood Permission To Fly Drones

It's official: Drones are coming to Hollywood. It's official: The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has given Hollywood the green light to use drone aircraft (properly known as unmanned autonomous vehicles, or UAVs) in the United States. Show More Summary

Drone Flights Now Authorized Over U.S. Soil

In a major decision made today by the Federal Aviation Administration, drones will now be free to fly over U.S. soil as long as they have authorization. No, they’re not the kind of drones that carry missiles and bombs, but rather, they carry cameras. Show More Summary

FAA's Fancy New $5 Billion Air Traffic Control System Forgot About Drones

4 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Designers of the Federal Aviation Administration's futuristic, new air traffic control system did a whoops. Despite explicit instructions from Congress to take drones into account, they failed to include them in the plans for the $5 billion NextGen system. And it's definitely too late to start over. Read more...

FAA Allows Six Film Companies to Use Drones

The Federal Aviation Administration is allowing six film companies to use drones during production. “Today’s announcement is a significant milestone in broadening commercial UAS use while ensuring we maintain our world-class safety record in all forms of flight,” said Secretary Anthony Foxx. Show More Summary

Flights at Chicago's main airports grounded due to fire: FAA

(Reuters) - All flights into and out of Chicago's O'Hare and Midway international airports were grounded early on Friday due to a fire at an air traffic control facility, the Federal Aviation Administration said. Employees at the facility in Aurora, Illinois, were evacuated and a fire department was on the scene, the FAA said. Show More Summary

Drone Exemptions for Hollywood Pave the Way for Widespread Use

The decision by the Federal Aviation Administration has implications for industries like agriculture, energy and online retailing.

Approvals for movies, T.V. could set stage for Realtor drone flights

Six Hollywood production companies have a green light from the Federal Aviation Administration to fly camera-equipped drones on movie and television sets, paving the way for other interim drone approvals and providing some insight into what formal regulations that are...

Drones Get OK from Feds to Shoot Movies in US Airspace

The federal government has taken a step toward opening US skies to commercial use of drones, allowing several movie production companies to use flying bots on their shoots. On Thursday, the Federal Aviation Administration announced that...Show More Summary

The FAA is letting Hollywood use drones — and more exemptions are on the way.

4 days agoTechnology : Post Tech

The Federal Aviation Administration has taken a big step forward on drones: It's now allowing some filmmakers to operate robotic flying cameras on commercial movie and TV sets. Thursday's decision marks the first time the agency has granted a commercial entity an exemption from the rules that prohibit drones from flying in U.S. airspace without a special […]

Six Hollywood Companies Granted Private Drone Fleets by FAA

The next sweeping vista seen in a Hollywood blockbuster movie may have been filmed by a robot. The Federal Aviation Administration granted waivers today to six film and television production companies to use their own unmanned aircraft over existing federal restrictions. The firms will need...

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