Drones that collide with planes cause more damage than birds of the same size because of their solid parts such as motors and batteries. That's according to a study released by the Federal Aviation Administration on Tuesday. The report's...Show More Summary
Where are America’s drones flying? If you guessed techie or art hubs like San Francisco, Los Angeles or New York, you’re wrong. The Federal Aviation Administration made its drone registration database publicly available earlier this month — and the data mined from it is pretty surprising. Show More Summary
The Federal Aviation Administration has found no violations with an infamous Arkansas event that involves dropping live turkeys from a plane ? but that may be because no one ever thought they’d need a rule about that.
More than two months after Hurricane Maria, much of Puerto Rico still does not have cell service. Drones could fix that. The Federal Aviation Administration today announced that it had approved the use of AT&T’s Flying COW drones to help restore cellular service. Show More Summary
An upsetting story out of Washington state as pushover Navy administrators have been pressured into condemning the hero aviators who used airplane contrails to draw a hilarious penis on the canvas of the heavens: In a statement to KREM...Show More Summary
President Donald Trump is set to spend Thanksgiving in Palm Beach, Florida, continuing a family tradition he maintained before moving to the White House. A Federal Aviation Administration notice advises … Click to Continue »
An air traffic control working for the Federal Aviation Administration was arrested in Charlotte Friday for reportedly possessing a weapon of mass destruction. BREAKING: a man has been arrested for having a weapon of mass destruction...Show More Summary
(University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture) Researchers from the University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture (UTIA) have received a grant from the Federal Aviation Administration to begin a three-year project to perform a multitude of techno-market analyses of US biorefinery supply chains from feedstock to alternative jet fuels.
Airplanes zoom overhead, wispy-white contrails streaming behind them. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) handled 43,684 flights, on average, every day last year, and U.S. military and commercial flights together used over 20 billion gallons of jet fuel.
Passengers arriving on international flights into Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport on Thursday reported normalcy amid new security measures launched by the Trump administration for all of those coming into the country. (Oct. 26)
An Air Canada flight missed a crucial landing instruction — delivered multiple times — as it touched down at San Francisco International Airport on Sunday night. The incident triggered yet another Federal Aviation Administration investigation into the airline, months after the airline just missed...
The Federal Aviation Administration is investigating why an Air Canada plane ignored repeated orders by an air traffic controller at San Francisco International Airport to abort a landing over the … Click to Continue »
The US Federal Aviation Administration wants the world's airlines to stop letting passengers put large electronic devices like laptops in checked bags on international flights. The proposal, which will no doubt upset some frequent travellers, will be considered by the United Nations in the coming weeks. More »
The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has recently proposed that the laptop ban should expand to all international flights. This time, it won’t refer to the laptops, cameras and other devices in the carry-on, but in the checked luggage. Show More Summary
CNN received the Federal Aviation Administration’s first waiver allowing drone flights above crowds. The milestone approval opens the door for other unmanned aerial vehicle pilots to find new uses for their aircraft—from sporting […] The post CNN Receives First FAA Waiver to Fly Drones Over Crowds appeared first on Geek.com.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. government is urging the world airline community to ban large, personal electronic devices like laptops from checked luggage because of the potential for a catastrophic fire. The Federal Aviation Administration said in a paper filed recently with a U.N. Show More Summary
The US Federal Aviation Administration says the news network can make routine flights of unmanned aerial vehicles over people.
CNN will soon be the flying news network. The company announced Wednesday that it had received a waiver form the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to fly a drone over crowds of people. SEE ALSO: Police warn people on Facebook not...Show More Summary
Ex-PH2 sends us a link to the news about Richard Barnett, a 14-year US Navy veteran (an Aviation Electronics Technician) currently employed by the Federal Aviation Administration (Aviation Safety Inspector) who was using a music app to converse with young girls and solicit them for pictures of themselves in various stages of undress; When [the […]
Airport officials in Maine say radar outages were responsible for recent changes in flight patterns from the Portland International Jetport. Airport officials say Federal Aviation Administration surveillance radar at the … Click to Continue »