Articles by Federal Aviation Administration
Moon Mail Service: Astrobotic Technology Inc. To Send Mementos To The Moon
December 16 2014 9:42 PM
With an aim to win a competition by Google, Astrobotic Technology Inc. hopes to provide a "moon mail" service that helps people send mementos to the moon.
MH370 Search Update: Massive Explosion Of Lithium Batteries May Have Caused The Crash Of Missing Malaysia Airlines Flight-Report
December 08 2014 4:48 PM
Missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 was carrying dangerous lithium batteries that is suggested to have caused its crash, according to the new test video by US government.
MH370 Search Update: Aviation Expert Reportedly Solves Mystery Of Missing Malaysia Airlines Jet
November 18 2014 6:12 PM
Ever since MH370 went missing, several books on the subject claim to provide an answer to the mystery. So does this new book as per its description. But the author disagrees.
5 Ways To Use Drones For Commercial Purposes
November 03 2014 1:05 PM
Welcome to the future; drones are becoming a common fixture.
Drone Makers Hate the Name “Drone” And Looking To Change It
October 10 2014 4:58 PM
Beyond the name, the functionally of drones makes it superb in various applications.
UFO Sighting Colorado: Police Investigate Reports Of Shiny UFO's Floating, Making Patterns In The Sky For Fifteen Minutes
October 07 2014 5:00 PM
Several UFO sighting reports were made in Breckenridge. The shiny objects were seen forming varied patterns.
Crashed Unresponsive US Plane Liken To MH370
September 08 2014 3:54 PM
Scenarios surrounding the crashed unresponsive U.S. plane were similar to the missing MH370.
Flying Over Warzones: FAA Issues New Restrictions, Airlines Divided Over Iraqi Airspace
August 04 2014 5:22 PM
The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration has issued new restrictions to American airlines, instructing them to fly over Iraqi airspace at altitudes higher than 30,000 feet, even as other global airlines such as British Airways maintained flying over the wartorn Middle East country remains safe.
9 Tips For Surviving a Plane Crash
July 28 2014 6:28 PM
reports of tragic aeroplane disasters have been all over the news lately, from the shooting down of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 over Ukraine to the crash of Air Algerie flight 5017 in northern Mali. Vivid images of the crash sights and all the media attention have us all thinking that plane crashes are catastrophic unsurvivable events. Fortunately, that isn’t always the case. A study conducted by the National Transportation Safety Board revealed that the chances of surviving a plane crash are...
Air Algerie AH5017 an Act of Terrorism, Timeline of Events Suggest
July 26 2014 3:02 PM
The crashed Air Algerie flight AH5017 could be an act of terrorism, timeline of events suggest
Air Canada Suspends Flights to Israel Again, John Kerry ‘Hints’ Ceasefire Possibilities
July 24 2014 4:01 PM
Air Canada suspended flights to Tel Aviv due to the on-going violence in the Middle-Eastern region. Earlier major American airlines like US Airlines and Delta Air Lines cancelled scheduled flights for the same reason.
U.S. Flights to Israel Now Lifted, Flights To and From Tel Aviv Resume – FAA
July 24 2014 3:49 PM
The U.S.' Federal Aviation Administration has lifted a ban that barred U.S. airlines from traveling to and from Ben Gurion International Airport. The new directive took effect as of 11:45 p.m. on Wednesday.
Major European & U.S. Airlines Cancel Flights to Israel after Rocket Attack on Tel Aviv Airport
July 23 2014 3:34 PM
Major U.S. airlines suspended their flights to Israel on Tuesday, July 22 after a rocket attack on the Ben Gurion International Airport in Tel Aviv.
FAA Shots Down Drone Use for Real Estate Industry
July 08 2014 2:41 PM
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is keeping the real estate industry on the ground, literally. The FAA filed for an appeal after a U.S. judge early this year, 2014, struck down its ban on commercial use of drones. The FAA warned real estate brokers they could face up to $10,000 in fine if they violate the ban.
2 Airplanes Nearly Collide Midair Over Houston's Bush Intercontinental Airport
July 07 2014 1:03 PM
Had it not for the quick attention and decision of air traffic controllers at Houston's Bush Intercontinental Airport, a midair collision of two commercial airplanes could have happened on Thursday, potentially claiming dozens of lives.
'Space Tourism, Now a Luxury' [Watch Video]
July 04 2014 10:33 AM
A Tucson-based start-up is planning to use a helium balloon to take passengers on a luxury space tour.
JetBlue in 'Hot Seat' After Flight Attendant Denies Toddler Potty Use, Urinates on Plane’s Seat, Airline Apologises
June 16 2014 4:05 PM
American low-cost airline JetBlue Airways is currently in hot seat after one of its flight attendants has denied a toddler's potty use while the flight sat on the tarmac.
Philippine Budget Carrier Eyes Flights to New Zealand
April 22 2014 12:01 PM
A month after air pact between New Zealand and the Philippines was signed in March, one of the latter's budget carriers has applied to mount flights to the Kiwi nation.
Justin Bieber Asks for ‘Forgiveness’, Gets Tattoo 40,000 Feet Closer to Heaven
March 24 2014 3:25 PM
Bieber got a tattoo high up in the air, as high as 40,000 feet.
Odd Turbulence Occurs in High-Capacity Australian Aircrafts
March 20 2014 2:51 PM
ATSB observed an unprecedented increase in turbulence affecting high-capacity Australian aircrafts