Drone danger in the sky?
Apr09

Drone danger in the sky?

Government concerned about drones creating safety risk. America’s buzzing air space is bracing itself for a new invasion of thousands of drones. Although they are expected to be used for peaceful purposes. Federal officials search for operator of drone that crashed into St. Louis skyscraper. AOPA renews call for timely regulations on small unmanned aerial systems. “Last shot of my HD Camcorder before it fell couple hundred...

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FAA Proposes Rules to Regulate Drone Use
Apr01

FAA Proposes Rules to Regulate Drone Use

The FAA is proposing a number of rules to deal with the growing interest from businesses looking to use drones.

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What the Germanwings Captain was up against
Mar27

What the Germanwings Captain was up against

Gary Tuchman gets on board a plane for an up close look at just how difficult it would be for a pilot to reenter a locked cockpit.

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Harrison Ford Injured in Plane Crash
Mar06

Harrison Ford Injured in Plane Crash

Reports indicate that actor Harrison Ford was injured when his small vintage airplane crashed into a California golf course.

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United Airlines sends warning memo to pilots about safety
Feb27

United Airlines sends warning memo to pilots about safety

United Airlines officials recently sent a “brutally honest” safety bulletin to pilots following four incidents involving flight crew errors that were classified as “major safety events and near-misses.”◂ The ABC Action News app brings you the latest trusted news and...

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NZ skydivers bail over Lake Taupo before plane crash
Jan09

NZ skydivers bail over Lake Taupo before plane crash

All 13 people on board a small plane, including the pilot, parachuted to safety before the aircraft crashed into a lake on New Zealand’s North Island. The aircraft was taking them on a tandem skydive excursion over Lake Taupo when it suffered engine problems, said the authorities. None of those on board were seriously injured. A spokesman for the Civil Aviation Authority, Mike Richards, said it was a miracle no-one was killed....

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Travel safety tips for children flying alone over the holiday
Dec21

Travel safety tips for children flying alone over the holiday

Lt. Kelli Bailiff with the Wyandotte County Sheriff’s Office says parents need to be organized if they have children flying alone over the holidays. Subscribe to KMBC on YouTube now for more: http://bit.ly/1fXGVrh Get more Kansas City news:...

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Alaska Public Safety Helicopter Accident NTSB Animation
Nov07

Alaska Public Safety Helicopter Accident NTSB Animation

Credit: NTSB Docket: ANC13GA036 http://1.usa.gov/1uH3F7iThis three-dimensional (3-D) animated reconstruction shows the March 30, 2013 accident involving a Eurocopter AS350 B3, N911AA, registered and operated by the State of Alaska, Department of Public Safety (DPS), which impacted terrain while maneuvering near Talkeetna, Alaska. The animation depicts the final 3 minutes of the 7-minute accident flight. The animation begins at...

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