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  • Another airline start-up has eyes on South Florida

    Avatar Airlines doesn't have any aircraft yet, or sufficient operating capital to get approval from federal agencies to fly, but that's not stopping company executives from touting its plans as the next big thing for the flying public. Previously...
  • No serious injuries in Tavares seaplane crash

    No serious injuries in Tavares seaplane crash
    The pilot of a seaplane was not seriously injured last week after crashing the aircraft at Lake Idamere Park just outside of Tavares city limits. Lake County sheriff's dispatch received a call about 11 a.m. April 10 of a plane crash near Lake Idamere...
  • Tracking system nabbing drug dealers and law-abiding pilots

    Tracking system nabbing drug dealers and law-abiding pilots
    Ken Dobson, a retired police officer, said he received quite a welcome when he landed his single-engine Cessna in Detroit two days after leaving his home in Palm Desert. Five sheriff's cars surrounded the plane and deputies got out with guns drawn. Then...
  • It's only a drill

    It's only a drill
    John Wayne Airport practiced its response to a major emergency Friday. Half a dozen county agencies plus hospitals, Delta Air Lines, the American Red Cross and other emergency personnel took part in the drill from 9 a.m. to noon that simulated a crash...
  • Pilot killed when small plane crashes near Yosemite

    A pilot was killed Friday when his small, custom-built plane crashed in Central California at the foot of the Sierra. Federal Aviation Administration spokesman Allen Kenitzer said the single-engine, amateur-built Bowers Fly Baby 1A crashed just after 10...
  • Harmless drones get federal flak

    Harmless drones get federal flak
    In March 2012, volunteers spent four days looking for a 2-year-old boy who wandered away from his home outside Houston. They found him only after volunteers reviewing images captured by a drone-mounted aerial camera saw a flash of red in a pond that had...
  • Sunday guests: Ken Burns, Rand Paul, Tavis Smiley

    Sunday guests: Ken Burns, Rand Paul, Tavis Smiley
    The Sunday morning guest list: NBC's "Meet the Press" looks at the Boston Marathon bombings a year later at 9 a.m. on WESH-Channel 2. The guests are Sen. Ed Markey, D-Mass.; historian Doris Kearns Goodwin; Boston Globe photographer John Tlumacki; former...
  • Federal audit faults FAA for inadequate oversight of LAX revenue use

    Federal audit faults FAA for inadequate oversight of LAX revenue use
    Significant holes in record keeping at Los Angeles International Airport and inadequate oversight by the Federal Aviation Administration has made it difficult to ensure that millions of dollars in airport revenue are being spent properly for law...
  • Tavares seaplane crashes, none seriously injured

    Tavares seaplane crashes, none seriously injured
    The pilot of a seaplane has no serious injuries after crashing the aircraft at Lake Idamere Park just outside of Tavares city limits. Lake County sheriff's dispatch received a call about 11 a.m. Thursday of a plane crash near Lake Idamere off of State...
  • Boeing to shift 1,000 jobs from Washington to California

    SEATTLE Boeing will transfer another 1,000 engineering jobs from Washington state's Puget Sound area to Southern California by the end of next year, the company told employees Thursday. In the latest blow to the company's Washington engineering...
  • FBI: Man on flight from Chicago tried to open airplane door

    FBI: Man on flight from Chicago tried to open airplane door
    A California man who tried to open a rear aircraft door on a Southwest Airlines flight from Chicago to Sacramento was subdued by passengers and flight attendants before the flight was diverted to Nebraska, according to federal charges against him....
  • Faster Wi-Fi on flights leads to battle in the sky

    NEW YORK/HAMBURG (Reuters) - Wi-Fi in the sky is taking off, promising much better connections for travelers and a bonanza for the companies that sell the systems. With satellite-based Wi-Fi, Internet speeds on jetliners are getting lightning fast. And...