Laser Strikes Targeting Aircraft Over Oakland Prompt CrackdownAuthorities are scanning the skies for the suspects behind several laser strikes targeting aircraft in the Oakland area in recent days.
FAA Approves Routine Commercial Use Of DronesThe FAA approved routine commercial use of small drones Tuesday. The new rules could go into effect by mid-August.
California Bill Would Let Firefighters Destroy Drones Interfering With Public SafetyAnyone caught flying a drone over a fire or emergency scene could have it destroyed under a proposed bill.
Hobby Drone Prevents Firefighting Aircraft From Flying Over California WildfireA hobbyist flying a drone prevented firefighting aircraft from fighting a wildfire in Southern California Wednesday, a Cal Fire officer tweeted.
Stanford Student Works On Drones Delivering Humanitarian Aid To War Zones, Disaster Areas In war zones, it's often too dangerous to send supplies by ground or conventional aircraft. A Stanford student has come up with a solution that could be used to aid people who are hungry or in need of medical attention.
NASA's Electric Aircraft Could Revolutionize Your Work CommutePlanes could soon be ditching the jet fuel for electricity.
Pilot Killed After Crashing Lightweight Craft Near Petaluma AirportA pilot was killed when his ultra-light aircraft crashed near the Petaluma Municipal Airport.
KCBS Traffic Pilot Hit By Laser Above San Ramon Makes Unplanned LandingA KCBS traffic plane made an unexpected landing after a pilot was hit in the eye with a laser Thursday morning.
Drone Covered In Meth Crashes Into Supermarket Parking Lot Near Mexico-California BorderA drone overloaded with methamphetamine crashed into a supermarket parking lot in Tijuana, just feet from the California border.
NASA Testing One of Several Futuristic Hybrid AircraftGet a glimpse of NASA's new futuristic and environmentally conscious project...
FAA Expected To Require Pilot License To Operate A Drone Under Strict New RegulationsThe official rules for commercial drones are expected to be released by the end of the year, but according to one report, the FAA is expected to announce they will require operators to have a pilot license along with other restrictions.
NTSB Ruling Rattles America's Fledgling Drone IndustryWhile the FAA is still considering how to regulate the commercial use of drones, NTSB is calling them aircraft, which could set a precedent...