Federal Aviation Administration

5 bodies found in plane wreckage in Kern County orchard

BAKERSFIELD — Rescuers pulled five bodies from the wreckage of a small…

 

Drones banned during Fleet Week; $10K penalty for violators

Due to the popularity of recreational drones, there will be a temporary…

 

In this Nov. 1, 2014 file photo, wreckage lies near the site where a Virgin Galactic space tourism rocket, SpaceShipTwo, exploded and crashed in Mojave, Calif.  (Ringo H.W. Chiu/AP 2014)

NTSB: Company should have prepared for human error

WASHINGTON — The developer of the commercial spacecraft that broke apart during…

 

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Drone on: US proposes rules for the era of drones

Drone on, the government says. Just not through the night sky. Or…

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SFO to close two runways this summer for safety improvements

San Francisco International Airport officials are gearing up for the upcoming four-month…

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Feds announce test sites for drone aircraft

The Federal Aviation Administration announced six states on Monday that will develop…

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Getty Images File PhotoThose traveling through SFO could experience delays due to furloughs.

Flight delays, including at SFO, could start with furloughs beginning today

San Francisco is among the airports that could experience flight delays as…

Getty Images File PhotoThose traveling through SFO could experience delays due to furloughs.

Randy Babbitt’s Groundhog Day

In the 1993 film “Groundhog Day,” actor Bill Murray plays a Pittsburgh…

FAA boss slips up about second sleeping scenario

When asked about the lone air traffic controller covering Washington’s National Airport…

Control-tower supervisor allegedly fell asleep on the job

The control-tower supervisor who failed to respond to two planes trying to…

FAA authorization includes… laser beam reform?

As the Senate takes up the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) authorization bill,…

Dim Bulb: Problems plague American Airlines

Dim Bulb: Problems plague American Airlines  American Airlines is under closer Federal…