Commercial use of drones has to be approved on a case-by-case basis, with just 1,000 companies nationwide getting the go ahead from the FAA. But hobbyists with $1,000 craft ready to go out of the box can fly as long as they follow some basic rules. The problem, aviation officials and researchers say, is they often don't know what those rules are.
Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport says a computer outage is limiting flight arrivals and departures there as well as Washington's Reagan National Airport and Dulles International Airport.
The Carroll County Board of Commissioner will be meeting at 10 a.m. Thursday, July 9 to discuss the possible use of solar panels, the county's annual letter to the state regarding transportation priorities and to award a bid to a company for the design and planning of projects at the Carroll County Regional Airport.
Four A-10 Warthogs of the Air National Guard will fly over Towson to kick off the parade on July 4 at 10:30 a.m. Then will come the marching bands, the community groups, the grand marshals and representatives of Towson University as the featured community, according to Nancy Hafford, executive director of the Towson Chamber of Commerce.
Borrowing a pizza delivery motto, online retail giant Amazon told Congress Wednesday it is developing the technology to use drones to deliver packages in 30 minutes or less, a broad expansion of unmanned flight that is raising concerns about safety, security and privacy.
After what felt like a long wait, operators of the commercial unmanned aircraft say the Federal Aviation Administration's proposed rules are a good compromise that will eliminate uncertainty while ending some practices like flying at night.
Few concerns were raised earlier this week at a review for a giant solar farm planned for Perryman making its way through the Harford County permitting process, but the fire and emergency services officials said more information and public education are needed about potential safety hazards.
The pickup truck speeds down the runway of the airfield here on the Eastern Shore, a small, unmanned aircraft in its payload. And then the aircraft takes flight, banking over the heads of the spectators.
The 59th Carroll County Board of Commissioners has come and is nearly gone. During their four-year term, they dubbed themselves as the "Fighting 59th" citing their duty and desire to protect the residents of Carroll County, especially their rights as stated in both the state and federal constitutions.
Fliers arriving to the Baltimore region this holiday season may notice smoother descents into BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport, while residents in Towson and other area suburbs might hear a bit less noise overhead.
Almost as soon as the Antares rocket — loaded with cargo bound for the International Space Station — exploded in midair above the launchpad at NASA's Wallops Flight Facility, analysts and space observers began speculating on the implications of the failed launch. They focused not only on Orbital Sciences Corp., the contractor responsible for the launch, but also on Wallops — specifically whether the failure would throw into question Orbital's $1.9 billion contract to launch
Christopher David Parsons, the 29-year-old from Westminster, who was one of three killed Thursday when a plane collided with a helicopter near the Frederick Municipal Airport, was a helicopter instructor and a former Marine.
Sitting as the board of appeals, the Harford County Council Tuesday night approved zoning special exception and a variance that will permit a major expansion of the Harford County Airport near Churchville.
For six straight hours for four straight afternoons during one of the largest ship-hosting events in Baltimore history, all water traffic within a long rectangle of space smack in the middle of the Inner Harbor is being completely restricted by a cadre of law enforcement agencies.
Departments across the country are increasingly exploring uses for the technology, including Baltimore County police, where officials have discussed with a local company to view a drone, though they say they are still in the exploratory stages.
The popular ride-sharing company Uber Technologies is a "common carrier" and is subject to the same regulations imposed on other passenger-for-hire services in the state, the Maryland Public Service Commission ruled Wednesday.