News tagged with aviation

Obama sees need to move on drone rules now (Update)

President Barack Obama says the wayward quadcopter that crashed on the White House grounds—flown by an off-duty intelligence employee—shows that the U.S. must take steps to ensure commercial and consumer ...

Jan 27, 2015
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Drones at CES: Sky's the Limit

When you're searching for the hottest gadgets on the floor of this year's consumer electronics show, be sure to look up. For the first time ever, there's an International CES section dedicated to drones. ...

Jan 08, 2015
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AirAsia disappearance fuels calls for real-time tracking

After the baffling disappearance in March of Flight MH370, critics accused the aviation industry of "dithering" over equipping jets with real-time tracking systems. Now, with another passenger plane lost, the call for action ...

Dec 30, 2014
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Key decisions on drones likely from Congress

The Obama administration is on the verge of proposing long-awaited rules for commercial drone operations in U.S. skies, but key decisions on how much access to grant drones are likely to come from Congress ...

Dec 28, 2014
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