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American Robotics Scouts Out $1.1M to Bring A.I. to Farm Drones

AMERICAN ROBOTICS SCOUTS OUT $1.1M TO BRING A.I. TO FARM DRONES

Drones are opening up the skies to farmers who want better ways to monitor their crops. But even though flying a drone over a field...

DJI Will Severely Limit Your Drone if You Don't ‘Activate' it Online

DJI WILL SEVERELY LIMIT YOUR DRONE IF YOU DON'T ‘ACTIVATE' IT ONLINE

The good news: you no longer have to register your little DJI Phantom or Mavic with the FAA. The bad news: DJI still needs you to register...

 
 
 
Court ruling nullifies US requirement that hobbyists register drones

COURT RULING NULLIFIES US REQUIREMENT THAT HOBBYISTS REGISTER DRONES

Enlarge A federal appeals court on Friday struck down a regulation requiring the public to register drones. The US Circuit Court of...

You don't have to register personal drones with the FAA anymore

YOU DON'T HAVE TO REGISTER PERSONAL DRONES WITH THE FAA ANYMORE

In March, the FAA noted that over 100,000 hobby drone owners had registered their machines since the year began, bringing the total...

 
 
 
Drone users no longer have to register with the FAA, but that may change

DRONE USERS NO LONGER HAVE TO REGISTER WITH THE FAA, BUT THAT MAY CHANGE

A federal appeals court has upheld a lower court ruling that found the FAA's current drone registration efforts run afoul of current...

You no longer have to register your drone

YOU NO LONGER HAVE TO REGISTER YOUR DRONE

A federal appeals court has shot down a rule requiring hobbyists to register their drones. Appeals court judges in Washington, D.C....

 
 
 
The US government has banned laptops on certain international flights from the Middle East

THE US GOVERNMENT HAS BANNED LAPTOPS ON CERTAIN INTERNATIONAL FLIGHTS FROM THE MIDDLE EAST

On Tuesday, the Department of Homeland Security announced the introduction of an electronic device ban for passengers on non-stop flights...

Harrison Ford is involved in another aviation mishap. FAA is investigating taxiway landing over airliner

HARRISON FORD IS INVOLVED IN ANOTHER AVIATION MISHAP. FAA IS INVESTIGATING TAXIWAY LANDING OVER AIRLINER

Nearly two years ago, actor Harrison Ford was hospitalized for “moderate trauma” after he crashed a small, vintage plane on a Venice,...

 
 
 
Harrison Ford's Close Call with Passenger Plane Prompts FAA Investigation

HARRISON FORD'S CLOSE CALL WITH PASSENGER PLANE PROMPTS FAA INVESTIGATION

SANTA ANA, California - Actor Harrison Ford flew over the top of a commercial airplane while landing his private aircraft after being...

United Airlines grounds all flights due to computer outage

UNITED AIRLINES GROUNDS ALL FLIGHTS DUE TO COMPUTER OUTAGE

United Airlines has grounded all domestic flights due to a computer outage, the FAA says. The ground stop was issued Sunday night after...

 
 
 
Top 10 in Travel News: Week of January 19, 2017

TOP 10 IN TRAVEL NEWS: WEEK OF JANUARY 19, 2017

THE TOP 10 IN TRAVEL NEWS THIS WEEK: These Are the Best- and Worst-Performing Airlines in the World Your 2017 Guide to New Commercial...

Galaxy Note 7 airline warnings will finally stop

GALAXY NOTE 7 AIRLINE WARNINGS WILL FINALLY STOP

See full gallery on TechnoBuffalo Samsung's Galaxy Note 7 is a dangerous phone, we get it. Yet, every time we fly, airlines and airports...

 
 
 
The FAA has once again approved SpaceX for rocket launches

THE FAA HAS ONCE AGAIN APPROVED SPACEX FOR ROCKET LAUNCHES

SpaceX is finally, officially, ready to get back into the space launch game after losing one of its Falcon 9 rockets during a massive...

Alaska closes Virgin America buy to create 5th largest US airline

ALASKA CLOSES VIRGIN AMERICA BUY TO CREATE 5TH LARGEST US AIRLINE

Travel & Tourism News. Find out more at ETB News Alaska Air Group Alaska closes Virgin America buy to create 5th largest US airline...

 
 
 
Amazon begins Prime Air drone delivery trial in the UK

AMAZON BEGINS PRIME AIR DRONE DELIVERY TRIAL IN THE UK

Amazon has begun a commercial trial of its Prime Air autonomous drone delivery service, beginning with a single fulfilment centre in...

FAA Suspends Approval of Certain NavWorx ADS-B Units

FAA SUSPENDS APPROVAL OF CERTAIN NAVWORX ADS-B UNITS

The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Aviation Administration today issued an emergency order suspending the authorization...

 
 
 
FAA Offers Air Travel Safety Tips

FAA OFFERS AIR TRAVEL SAFETY TIPS

Federal Aviation Administration Administrator Michael Huerta is encouraging travelers to Fly Smart this holiday season. “I'm asking...

The Latest: FAA restricts flights in pipeline protest area

THE LATEST: FAA RESTRICTS FLIGHTS IN PIPELINE PROTEST AREA

CANNON BALL, N.D. - The Latest on the Dakota Access oil pipeline protest : 6:45 a.m. The Federal Aviation Administration is restricting...

 
 
 
Samsung rolling out airport exchange/refund program after FAA banned Note 7 from all US flights

SAMSUNG ROLLING OUT AIRPORT EXCHANGE/REFUND PROGRAM AFTER FAA BANNED NOTE 7 FROM ALL US FLIGHTS

With Samsung's Galaxy Note 7 now officially classified as ‘ forbidden hazardous material ‘ and too dangerous to be taken on board aircraft,...

Samsung used its own lab, not an independent CTIA one, to test Note 7 batteries prior to launch

SAMSUNG USED ITS OWN LAB, NOT AN INDEPENDENT CTIA ONE, TO TEST NOTE 7 BATTERIES PRIOR TO LAUNCH

As the FAA banned Note 7 devices from all U.S. flights - whether or not powered-on - it has emerged that Samsung used its own lab to...