Federal Aviation Administration
With drones becoming popular gifts, the sky over the Bay Area may get much more crowded this Christmas. A new campaign has been launched to make sure the new aircraft are flown safely.
There have been at least 25 near collisions over the last six months, and more than 175 incidents of drones seen near airports or in restricted airspace.
Bay Area flights to and from the Chicago area are canceled and delayed Friday morning because of a fire at a Federal Aviation Administration
The government plans to announce Thursday that it is granting permits to seven movie and television production companies to use drones for filming, an important step toward greater use of the technology by commercial operators, said attorneys and a company official familiar with the decision.
The Federal Aviation Administration has banned U.S. air carriers from flying into Tel Aviv’s airport due to the ongoing conflict between Israel and Hamas.
Amazon is asking the Federal Aviation Administration permission to use drones as part of its plan to deliver packages to customers in 30 minutes or less.
A 63-year-old military veteran was killed in a plane crash near Livermore on Saturday afternoon, according to the Alameda County coroner’s bureau.
Several witnesses spotted the pilot jumping from the aircraft without a parachute after the plane caught on fire after taking off from Livermore airport on Saturday.
At least one person has died in an experimental plane that crashed and sparked a brush fire in a field in Alameda County near Livermore Saturday afternoon.
The recent revelation that a U.S. commercial jet nearly collided with a drone is adding urgency to the need for new FAA rules governing commercial drones. Meanwhile, universities are training their next generation of operators for journalistic practice.