The pilot of a Lufthansa passenger jumbo jet reported a drone aircraft nearly collided with the airliner on Friday on its landing approach to Los Angeles International Airport, according to the Federal Aviation Administration.
Google might be working on two new styles of delivery drone, according to FAA filings. These two new UAVs could possibly be tested by the company's experimental division Google X.
Not only are there not enough inspectors, their service conditions seem to have been formulated by the DGCA in a hurry. So now, myriad issues have cropped up for inspectors who have already joined.
The DGCA also hinted that some pilots found wanting in proficiency checks have been issued notices and that she has begun re-certifying flying training schools and non-scheduled airlines as well.
Amazon.com has won approval from U.S. federal regulators to test a delivery drone outdoors, less than a month after the e-commerce powerhouse blasted regulators for being slow to approve commercial drone testing.
Amazon.com blasted federal regulators on Tuesday for being slow to approve commercial drone testing, saying the United States is falling behind other countries in the potentially lucrative area of unmanned aviation technology.
The US Federal Aviation Administration plans to unveil new steps soon to make it easier for companies to use drone aircraft for specific business operations
Amazon.com has won approval from US federal regulators to test a delivery drone outdoors, as the e-commerce company pursues its goal of sending packages to customers by air,
The decision to upgrade the country's aviation safety will be taken after the US regulator's team files its report, by mid-April.
Drones, or unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), are a hot ticket in Silicon Valley, but U.S. government dithering over regulations has given overseas companies a head-start in figuring out how best to exploit them.
Some highlights of rules proposed Sunday on routine flights by small, commercial drones and on privacy protections when the government uses drones to collect information
The Federal Aviation Administration is diverting some St. Louis-bound flights to other airports because of reports of gunshots fired into the sky in Ferguson following a grand jury's decision not to indict the white police officer who fatally shot a black 18-year-old.
Mobiles and books will be delivered within 90 minutes to three hours of an order being placed. The pilot project will be tested in Mumbai and Bangalore since that is where Amazon has its fulfillment centres.
The Federal Aviation Administration today banned all US civilian flights over Iraq, just hours after airstrikes against jihadists.
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.
John Kerry has told Benjamin Netanyahu that a temporary ban on US flights to Israel was mainly to ensure safety and security of American citizens.
Speaking to CNBC-TV18's Shereen Bhan on a range of subjects from increasing connectivity across the country to FDI in the aviation sector to aviation turbine fuel pricing, Raju said the 'feel-good factor' was missing from the aviation sector.