Pilots

The international arrivals terminal is viewed at John F. Kennedy Airport. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

FAA: Pilots Have Spotted Drones Twice This Week Near JFK

The Federal Aviation Administration on Wednesday was investigating multiple reports of drones buzzing around John F. Kennedy International Airport.

11/19/2014

A Malaysia Airlines plane.  (Credit: ADEK BERRY/AFP/Getty Images)

Suspicions Abound As Search For Missing Malaysian Airliner Continues

Authorities also examined a flight simulator confiscated from the home of one of the pilots and dug through the background of all 239 people on board, as well as the ground crew that serviced the plane.

03/16/2014

The Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield blimp. (Credit CBS 2)

Take In The View From Behind The Controls Of The Horizon Blimp

For the past 15 years the Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield blimp has become a community regular, CBS 2′s Alex Denis reported.

10/14/2013

Boeing 777 Crashes At San Francisco Airport

SFO Plane Crash May Prompt Passengers To Worry About Pilots’ Skills

People who fly have to worry about the threat of terrorism, mechanical malfunctions aboard planes, and even turbulence – but in the wake of the Asiana Flight 214 plane crash in San Francisco, some wonder if they might also have to worry about the capability of their pilots.

07/08/2013

LaGuardia airport is seen from a Delta jet - Queens, NY - Oct 24, 2010 - Photo: Evan Bindelglass / WCBS 880

Expert: Pilots Face Similar Challenges At New York Airports As At SFO

In the wake of the plane crash that left two Chinese students dead and dozens more injured, experts and pilots have pointed out that San Francisco International Airport can be a challenging place to land. So are the two New York City airports.

07/08/2013

FILE -- Pilots wait onboard their plane to get the go-ahead for the start of their flight (Photo credit: VOLKER HARTMANN/AFP/Getty Images)

Study Finds 1 In 5 Pilots Commute 750 Miles Or More For Work

If you think you have a long commute, just look at the distance some airline pilots have to travel for work.

07/07/2011

Atlantic City Pilots Complain About Laser Beams

Pilots have filed more than ten complaints this summer about laser beams directed at their aircraft as they’ve approached the Atlantic City International Airport.

08/18/2010