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ENID, Okla. – Air Force officials Friday identified the two airmen killed in a crash landing of a trainer jet at Vance Air Force Base as student pilot Lt. Travis Wilkie, 23, and instructor Lt. Col. John “Matt” Kincade, 47.
BECKLEY, W. Va. – The helicopter carrying billionaire philanthropist Chris Cline, his daughter and five others slammed into the ocean off Cline’s private island in the Bahamas one minute after liftoff on July Fourth. All seven aboard died.
UVALDE, Tex. – A Sam Houston University student couple died in a helicopter crash in the hill country of south Texas early Sunday within hours of their wedding, authorities reported. The pilot of the craft also died.
ATLANTA (RNN) - Power has been fully restored to Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport after nearly a day with no electricity, the Associated Press reports, but even with the power restored, the massive outage will continue to affect Monday flights.
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) recently finalized its rules on the commercial use drones weighing up to 55 pounds, providing guidance to journalists who use drones in news gathering. The rules mark the FAA’s first attempt at a comprehensive plan to ensure the safe use of small drones by commercial operators without having to seek case-by-case approval.
Airplanes can already take off, cruise and land using onboard computers, but can they fly without the human touch? That's what the world's largest aircraft manufacturer will find out as Boeing begins testing autonomous flying technology in cockpit simulators this summer.
Small town aviation, farm and business interests fear the president’s plan to create the non-government body and likely finance it with user fees could benefit big city airports and commercial airlines, but create economic stress on remote communities.
The world’s first drone deliveries have begun trial runs in the United Kingdom and the U.S. Once primarily used by militaries, small quadcopter and octocopter drones are now so commonplace they are for sale at home improvement stores and toy stores. People are flying drones for fun, for entertainment and for commercial purposes as diverse as filmmaking and farming.