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Among the chores that officials envision drones performing: aerial photography and mapping, crop monitoring, and inspections of cell towers, bridges and other tall structures.
Suffolk officials are waiting on the FAA to move forward with a massive sewer project.
Sullenberger was scheduled to appear with Sen. Charles Schumer on Monday morning at Clarence Town Hall, not far from the site of the crash of Continental Connection Flight 3407 in the Buffalo suburb.
The Federal Aviation Administration is investigating after a small plane was forced to make an emergency landing on a New Jersey highway Thursday afternoon.
An employee of the Federal Aviation Administration was arrested at LaGuardia Airport this week after he flew from Atlanta to New York with a gun in a carry-on, authorities told CBS News Friday.
The FBI and Federal Aviation Administration are continuing to investigate reports of drones flying near commercial aircraft on approach to John F. Kennedy International Airport this week.
A helicopter had to make an emergency landing along the Hudson River Friday afternoon after colliding with a bird.
Air travel through Chicago and around the country was still impacted Monday, three days after the suicide attempt that sparked a fire at a Federal Aviation Administration air traffic control center in the western Chicago suburb of Aurora.
Bizarre Suicide Attempt By Disgruntled FAA Employee In Chicago Disrupts Flights At LaGuardia, Other Cities
Flights have begun taking off and landing again at Chicago’s two airports after a fire at a suburban air traffic control center forced hundreds of cancellations.
Three planes were struck by birds while approaching LaGuardia International Airport Wednesday morning, the Port Authority said.
Gary Messina was killed and his instructor critically injured during a tandem jump at Calverton’s Skydive Long Island on Wednesday.
Questions remain about the Federal Aviation Administration’s ban on flights to Israel earlier this week and whether it was based on safety or politics.
In a statement Wednesday, the FAA said it is “working closely with the Government of Israel” to review new information they have provided and to determine whether safety concerns have been resolved.
The Coast Guard said it received a report from another aircraft in the area of a small, white plane in the water about eight miles off Mattituck Inlet.
The planes lost something called “visual separation,” prompting air traffic controllers to order United Flight 1243 to change its flight pattern, telling the 737: “1243, go around. Traffic off to your left departing. Traffic to your right.”