FAA & SFO Airport Dedicate New Airport Traffic Control Tower (Video)

FAA Administrator Michael Huerta joined local officials on Tuesday in dedicating the new, environmentally friendly airport traffic control tower at San Francisco International Airport (SFO). Rising up in a graceful flare, the...

Airlines Report Tarmac Delays Up from August 2015

Airlines reported 15 tarmac delays of more than three hours on domestic flights and five tarmac delays of more than four hours on international flights in August, according to the U.S....

New Reqs for Passport & Visa Photos as of Nov. 1, 2016 (Video)

Beginning November 1, 2016, applicants for U.S. passports and visas must remove their glasses for their application photos. This change will help eliminate glares and shadows that can lead to delays in...

Drone Aviation Wins DOD Contract for WATT ETAP (See in Action)

Drone Aviation, has been awarded a contract to supply its WATT electric tethered drones to a U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) customer. The contract, valued at approximately $400,000, includes WATT electric tethered drones...

Airbus to feature CHP AStar Helicopter at IACP (See in Action)

Airbus Helicopters, the North American sales leader in law enforcement helicopters for more than a decade, will exhibit a California Highway Patrol H125 AStar at the 2016 International Association of Chiefs...

L-3 to Acquire Assets of Implant Sciences (Learn More)

L-3 Communications has entered into an asset purchase agreement to acquire the explosives trace detection (ETD) business of Implant Sciences for $117.5 million in cash, plus the assumption of specified liabilities. L-3...

United to Give 5M Miles to Customers who Support Hurricane Relief

United Airlines is partnering with leading disaster relief organizations, including the American Red Cross, Americares, Airlink and OperationUSA to help support families and individuals affected by Hurricane Matthew. Starting today, the airline will provide...

FAA: Do NOT FLY Near Hurricane Response Efforts

Along with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), the Academy of Model Aeronautics (AMA) is urging all drone and model aircraft hobbyists to stay clear of Hurricane Matthew recovery efforts in areas...

Drone Aviation Granted Patent for Electric Tethered Drone Products

Drone Aviation, a manufacturer of tethered drones and lighter-than-air aerostats, has been awarded a patent (US Patent 9,446,858) by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office for its Electric Tethered Aerial Platform...

From Under the Sea to Up in the Air: First UUA Launch from UUV

Lockheed Martin recently demonstrated the versatility and adaptability that its unmanned systems bring to complex missions. Successfully launching Vector Hawk, a small, unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), on command from the Marlin MK2 autonomous...