Four die in small plane crash on US highway

 A small plane crashed on one of the busiest highways in Atlanta, killing four people, authorities said.

Amazon wins US regulators' approval to test-fly drone

Amazon.com Inc has won US federal regulators` approval to test a delivery drone, as the e-commerce giant pursues a vision of speeding packages to customers through the air amid public concern over the safety and privacy implications.

Indian-American appointed to key federal aviation post in US

An Indian American has been appointed to a key position in the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).

US proposes new rules regulating drone use

US aviation regulators unveiled sweeping new guidelines Sunday governing the use of small unmanned drones, proposing that the devices can only fly in daylight, must remain within users` sightlines and cannot fly near manned aircraft.

FAA reviews security after Chicago air traffic center fire

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announced Monday a nationwide security review, three days after a fire at a key Chicago air traffic facility led to ongoing travel chaos.

FAA bans US civilian flights over Iraq

The Federal Aviation Administration on Friday banned all US civilian flights over Iraq, just hours after air strikes ordered by Washington on Islamist fighters.

US FAA lifts ban on flights to Israel

America`s aviation authority has lifted a ban on US flights to Israel, which was imposed due to concern over the risk of planes being hit by Hamas rockets.

NASA develops new air traffic management software

US space agency NASA has developed a new air traffic control software that would enable better management of the spacing between planes.

Measures taken to resolve deficiencies: Civil Aviation Ministry

With the threat of a safety downgrade by US aviation regulator FAA looming large, Civil Aviation Ministry officials on Wednesday exuded confidence that such an eventuality was not likely to arise.

FAA to probe emergency landing of plane carrying George W Bush

US aviation authority will probe the emergency landing of a private jet carrying former President George W Bush, after the pilot reported smelling smoke in the cockpit.

Boeing’s 787 may resume flight in a week

Boeing’s 787 may return to the air again in about a week as it has started fixing batteries on some of its grounded Dreamliner fleet.

FAA certification in near future for ALH-Dhruv: Ajit Singh

Efforts will be made to get HAL`s Advance Light Helicopter (ALH-Dhruv) certified by US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) in the near future, Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh on Tuesday said.

UFO spotted in US after Russian meteor strike

After the recent meteor strike in Russia, two Grants Pass residents have revealed that they witnessed an unidentified flying object hovering over the Southern Oregon night sky.

Virgin Galactic set for rocket-powered test flights

Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo, a commercial six-passenger spacecraft is set to make its first rocket-powered suborbital test flight.

Bright light seen in skies likely a meteor: FAA

The Federal Aviation Administration says a bright, streaking light seen in the skies over parts of Oklahoma and Texas likely was a meteor.

Obama plane aborts landing, touches down safely: FAA

The official plane carrying US President aborted an initial landing on Wednesday due to poor weather before safely touching down in Connecticut,
federal aviation officials said.

Obama administration backs FAA despite uproar

FAA is probing embarrassing disclosures of controllers sleeping on the job.

Controller on phone during Hudson River crash: FAA

A personal phone call during last
week`s collision over New York`s Hudson River has led to two
air traffic controllers being removed from duty, although
officials said the conversation probably had no impact on the