It takes months, or even years for pilots to learn to fly. Today, nearly 100 Boy Scouts learned some of the basics.
The Federal Aviation Administration says it has resolved a computer problem that caused widespread flight delays throughout much of the Northeastern U.S.
All United Continental flights in the U.S. are currently grounded due to computer problems.
Police are looking for whoever shined a laser into the cockpit of a UPS plane flying over western Pennsylvania, temporarily blinding the pilots.
Drones have quickly become increasingly common in many circumstances, but what about for insurance?
This video shot from News Chopper 2 shows an unidentified drone sweeping across the sky after coming within 10 feet of the chopper — twice — at an altitude at least double the allowable drone maximum of 400 hundred feet.
NewsChopper 2 had a close encounter with a drone while flying over a massive fire in Squirrel Hill.
Officials say a plane slid off the runway at the Butler County airport.
he days leading up to and after Thanksgiving are some of the busiest time of the year to fly. Some say a change in the way the FAA hires people for those jobs could affect passengers’ safety.
The government is getting near-daily reports – and sometimes two or three a day – of drones flying near airplanes and helicopters or close to airports without permission, federal and industry officials tell The Associated Press. It’s a sharp increase from just two years ago when such reports were still unusual.
Most people call them drones, but technically they’re unmanned aerial vehicles. Whatever their name, they’re in very high demand, especially for commercial video.
President Barack Obama is calling for international investigators to have “immediate and full access” to the site in eastern Ukraine where a passenger jet was shot down last week.
International monitors moved gingerly Saturday through fields reeking of the decomposing corpses that fell from a Malaysian airliner shot down over rebel-held eastern Ukraine, trying to secure the sprawling site in hopes that a credible investigation can be conducted.
At least one American was on board the Malaysia Airlines flight shot down over Ukraine Thursday.
Some students at a local school that trains air traffic controllers are getting bad news: rejections from the FAA because of a new way of hiring.