Mary Grady

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Researchers Find Expert Pilots See Differently
December 17, 2014 An experienced pilot will make a better decision about whether to attempt a marginal landing while showing only about half as...

Bob Hoover Accepts Wright Trophy
December 16, 2014 The 2014 Wright Brothers Memorial Trophy was awarded to airshow legend Robert L. Hoover during a ceremonial dinner in...

Drone Expo Draws Protesters
December 16, 2014 A speaker at a commercial drone conference in Los Angeles on Saturday was shouted down by a protest group blaming him for up...

Oldest Flying Jet Returns To U.S.
December 16, 2014 An F-86A Sabre built in 1948 is the world's oldest flying jet, and recently arrived back in the United States after several...

FAA: Cockpit Photos Are OK -- Maybe
December 15, 2014 A widely cited story posted on the blog Quartz on Friday raises the question whether airline pilots who post aerial photos...

GA Turtle Rescue Effort Continues
December 11, 2014 Rescuers who are trying to save the lives of endangered sea turtles stranded on Cape Cod beaches are hoping for more GA...

Southwest Adds A Passenger En Route
December 10, 2014 A passenger on a Southwest Airlines 737 gave birth in flight on Wednesday morning, shortly after takeoff from San Francisco. A...

Amazon Pressures FAA Over Drone Rules
December 9, 2014 Retail giant Amazon told the FAA this week that it would rather be testing its delivery drones in the U.S., but since the...

FAA Affirms Cargo Airlines Exempt From Safety Rule
December 9, 2014 Pilots in commercial cargo operations will not be subject to the same rest and duty-time rules that apply to pilots who work...

NTSB Describes Flight 'Excursions' In Phenom Crash
December 9, 2014 The flight data recorder from the Phenom that crashed in Maryland on Monday shows the airplane slowed to 88 knots on approach,...