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By Joan Lowy, Associated Press
WASHINGTON -- The federal government will require many drone aircraft to be registered, a move prompted by the growing number of reported close calls and incidents that pose safety risks, officials announced Monday.
A chronic shortage of controllers has reached a crisis that will lead to widespread flight delays if left unchecked, officials for the union that represents air traffic controllers said Tuesday.
WASHINGTON — Pilot reports of drone sightings so far this year are more than double last year, government regulators say, raising concern about the potential for a deadly collision.
Pilot reports of drone sightings so far this year are more than double last year, according to the Federal Aviation Administration, raising concern about the potential for a deadly collision.
WASHINGTON — Air traffic controllers' work schedules often lead to chronic fatigue, making them less alert and endangering the safety of the national air traffic system, according to a study the government has kept secret for nearly four years.
By PBS NewsHour
According to Lufthansa, the co-pilot who crashed a Germanwings flight into the French Alps had informed the company of severe depression in 2009. Judy Woodruff talks to Dr. Warren Silberman, a former FAA medical certification manager, and Dr. William Hurt…
By Triana Kalmanoff
The Federal Aviation Administration released a list of long-awaited proposed rules governing the usage of small commercial drones on Sunday.
By Andrew Mach
The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration suspended a program on Saturday that allows its safety inspectors to skip security checkpoints while on the job, following the arrest of an FAA agent earlier in the week who was caught allegedly carrying a…
By Joshua Barajas
Ten news organizations, including The New York Times and the Associated Press, formed a coalition with Virginia Tech to test unmanned aircraft systems, UAS, for news gathering, the media companies said in a joint statement Thursday.
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