FAA unveils drone registration rules, deadline, possible fine

Dec 15, 2015

FAA unveils drone registration rules, deadline, possible fine

That drone under the Christmas tree? If you are a U.S. resident, you will need to register it by Feb. 19 or face a possible fine. Rules released Monday by the Federal Aviation Administration require registration of small unmanned aircraft weighing more than 250 ...

Aug 27, 2015

FAA starts probe after Allegiant jet aborts out-of-control takeoff

U.S. air-safety investigators are looking into a mechanical failure that caused the nose of an Allegiant Airlines jet to rise off the ground prematurely before takeoff, defying the crew’s attempts to push it down. Pilots abruptly halted their roll on the runway at 138 ...

Midair collision of two small planes claims three near San Diego

Aug 17, 2015

Midair collision of two small planes claims three near San Diego

Two small planes collided in midair Sunday near an airport in southern San Diego County, killing three people, authorities said. The collision occurred around 11 a.m. in a remote area about 2 miles (3 km) northeast of Brown Field Municipal Airport, according to Federal ...