Southwest Airlines planes were briefly grounded nationwide for what the airline called an intermittent technology issue.
Officials say a corporate jet may have experienced stability problems before the severe buffeting that caused the death of a Maryland woman.
Airline executives are pushing Congress and the White House to step up funding for the FAA after a technology failure briefly grounded flights around the country.
Thousands of flights across the U.S. were canceled or delayed after a government system that offers safety and other information to pilots broke down.
Howard County waited too long to challenge a federally approved change in the flight path of commercial airliners heading west out of Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport, and thus residents must endure the loud noise the jets make over the county’s historic district, a U.S. appeals court ruled Tuesday. County leaders had 60 days to […]
A new software problem has been found in the troubled Boeing 737 Max that could push the plane's nose down automatically, and fixing the flaw is almost certain to further delay the plane's return to flying after two deadly crashes.
Southwest Airlines plans to build its first aircraft maintenance facility in the northeast in Maryland.
Howard County wants flight patterns at Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport returned to where they were before the installation of an upgraded control system four years ago, according to a petition with the federal government.
FREDERICK — An advocacy group for civil aviation is spreading its wings to welcome drone pilots. The Frederick-based Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association said in a statement Tuesday it’s creating new membership options for what it calls “remote pilots” of unmanned aircraft. President Mark Boyer says drone pilots are looking for a trusted source to […]
WASHINGTON — Private pilots can’t offer flight-sharing services to the public using an Internet model similar to those developed by Uber and Lyft, a federal appeals court ruled Friday. The ruling upholds a decision earlier this year by the Federal Aviation Administration that said the service offered by Boston-based Flytenow violates flight regulations. The company’s […]
Pressures are mounting for everyone involved in the unmanned aircraft systems industry, as increasingly severe penalties and new registration requirements force recreational and commercial users of UAS to adapt to evolving laws and regulations. With a recent $1.9 million penalty levied for improper drone use, together with the FAA’s anticipated registration requirements, those who fly […]
The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration reviewed its rules and determined that AirPooler Inc. and Flytenow Inc., which connect pilots with passengers willing to split fuel costs and other expenses for travel, aren’t operating legally.