Federal Aviation Administration

Federal Aviation Administration Newswire (Page 2)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Federal Aviation Administration. (Page 2)

Results 21 - 40 of 12,430 in Federal Aviation Administration

  1. Drones a growing sky hazard, FAA reportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NWAonline

    In this photo from March, a man launches a private drone to fly over the scene of an apartment building explosion in the East Harlem section of New York. The Federal Aviation Administration is trying to impose order on the fast-growing use of the unmanned aircraft.

    Comment?

  2. Drones are almost crashing into planesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WPTV Local News

    ... during flight. That's up from just five in April, according to data released by the Federal Aviation Administration Wednesday. On a few occasions, pilots had to alter their course to avoid the drone. In most instances, however, the drones did not ...

    Comment?

  3. Close shaves between aircraft and drones on the upswingRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | CIO

    Near misses between drones and aircraft are on the increase, with pilots of airplanes sometimes having to take evasive action, according to data released by the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration to some news outlets. The disclosure by the FAA comes at a time when it is under pressure to allow drones, known in FAA jargon as unmanned aircraft systems, to be used for commercial purposes.

    Comment?

  4. FAA Rules Could Nix Drone DeliveriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NewsFactor

    The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration expects to issue proposed rules for the commercial operation of small drones by the end of this year. If enacted, such rules would likely prevent most drone-based delivery services being floated by large tech firms.

    Comment?

  5. Airlines give thanks. Average passengers? Not so much. Part 1Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Tripso.com

    Airlines have a lot for which to be thankful. I am certain that they are very thankful, however they are angling for more gifts from Congress, the airports, local communities, the Federal Aviation Administration and the Department of Transportation .

    Comment?

  6. Wisconsin runways see 20 close calls per yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

    ... with air traffic control and errant vehicles in the area, according to data from the Federal Aviation Administration. Disaster has been averted 272 times at 12 of the state's airports since October 2001, an average of about 20 times each year, a ...

    Comment?

  7. Now, anyone can buy a drone. Heaven help us.Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Times of India

    ... they fear, that will bolster a push by regulators to keep a tight leash on the machines. The Federal Aviation Administration has said that drones raise safety concerns, like running into people and planes. On Wednesday, the agency said it receives ...

    Comment?

  8. Near collisions of drones, airliners surging, FAA saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    Pilots around the United States have reported a surge in near-collisions and other dangerous encounters with small drones in the past six months, at a time when the Federal Aviation Administration is gradually opening the nation's skies to remotely controlled aircraft, according to FAA records. Since June 1, commercial airlines, private pilots and air-traffic controllers have alerted the FAA about at least 25 episodes in which small drones came within a few seconds or a few feet of crashing into much larger aircraft, the records show.

    Comment?

  9. Drones Are Beginning to Pose a Real Threat to Flight SafetyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Time

    ... a significant threat to flight safety in the United States, according to new data from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). The data, released Wednesday at the request of the Washington Post and various other news outlets, reveals 25 ...

    Comment?

  10. Watch out! Cases of drone near-misses are soaringRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | New York Daily News

    ... City airports and across the nation over the past year, the feds disclosed on Wednesday. The Federal Aviation Administration released data on reports by pilots, air traffic controllers and people on the ground describing 193 drone encounters since ...

    Comment?

  11. FAA admits missteps in flight path changesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | ABC15.com

    With the Federal Aviation Administration's recent flight path changes creating problems for residents, Mayor Greg Stanton is working with state officials to find solutions. In the past few months, there have been significant changes in FAA-approved flight paths for air traffic in and out of Sky Harbor.

    Comment?

  12. FAA: More drones flying too close for comfortRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NBC Action News

    The Federal Aviation Administration has logged nearly 200 potentially dangerous encounters between aircraft and unmanned drones over the last year, as the skies across the country grow more crowded with remote-controlled vehicles. A list of drone sightings by pilots going back to February counts 194 incidents.

    Comment?

  13. Live! E-visa list for 43 nations to be announced todayRead the original story

    Yesterday | Rediff.com

    ... and other dangerous encounters with small drones in the past six months at a time when the Federal Aviation Administration is gradually opening the nations skies to remotely controlled aircraft, according to FAA records. Since June 1, commercial ...

    Comment?

  14. Latest airliner touches down at KLIARead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Star Online

    ... which recently led to certification by the European Aviation Safety Agency and by the US Federal Aviation Administration after visiting Hong Kong, Singapore and Australia earlier this year during the route, proving certification exercise. The ...

    Comment?

  15. Why flight restrictions over Ferguson?Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Hill

    Shortly after a grand jury decided not to indict Officer Darren Wilson in the fatal shooting of 18-year-old Mike Brown, the Federal Aviation Administration issued a no-fly zone over Ferguson, Missouri banning all flights within 3,000 feet off the ground. The stated purpose of the flight restrictions is to "provide a safe environment for law enforcement activities."

    Comment?

  16. Expert pilots process multiple visual cues more efficiently, Stanford and VA scientists findRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Stanford

    ... be typical in most real-life flights. Once they reached 200 feet - the altitude at which the Federal Aviation Administration mandates you must be able to clearly see the runway in order to land - the program would display the runway, either clearly ...

    Comment?

  17. Drones flying too close to local airportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Click2Houston

    ... INTO COMMERCIAL AIR SPACE IS A GROWING SAFETY CONCERN. IN RELEASING THE DATA TODAY THE FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION ALSO SAID, QUOTE, THE FAA IS IN THE PROCESS OF EXECUTING A PLAN FOR SAFE AND STAGED INTEGRATION OF UNMANNED AIRCRAFT INTO THE ...

    Comment?

  18. East coast travelers face delaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | SFBay

    Poor weather on the East Coast is causing flight delays as travelers head home for the Thanksgiving holiday , a San Francisco International Airport spokesman said. Travelers flying to Newark, Boston, New York and Philadelphia can expect delays ranging from 73 minutes in Boston to more than 3 hours in Newark, according to the Federal Aviation Administration's website.

    Comment?

  19. FAA drone rules expected to disappoint; may require pilot license, trainingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Business Journal

    Rules governing the commercial use of drones, under development by the Federal Aviation Administration, are expected to be more restrictive than those the industry is seeking, according to a report from the Wall Street Journal.

    Comment?

  20. Emergency Landing In Crete TuesdayRead the original story

    Wednesday | KFOR-AM Lincoln

    ... ed the problem after trying to land in Kansas. It's unclear what caused the malfunction. The Federal Aviation Administration is investigating.

    Comment?