Mary Grady

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A Safe Landing For Two Eagles Balloon
January 31, 2015 TheTwo Eagles balloon pilots have landed safely in the ocean about four miles off the Baja coast near La Poza Grande, their...

Trans-Pacific Balloonists Exceed Distance Record (Updated)
January 29, 2015 The Two Eagles balloon crew that launched last week in Japan has now achieved one of its goals -- the flight on Thursday...

Report: Constellation Restoration Nearing Completion (corrected)
January 27, 2015 A Lockheed Super Star Constellation, one of only 44 ever built, is expected to roll out of a hangar in Auburn, Maine, sometime...

Balloonists Reach Pacific Midpoint
January 27, 2015 Troy Bradley and Leonid Tiukhtyaev have crossed the International Dateline as they continue their quest to cross the Pacific...

Podcast: FAA's Second Look at Sleep Apnea
January 27, 2015 Dr. Brent Blue, a senior FAA medical examiner, was one of the many who critiqued the FAA's proposed sleep-apnea policy for...

Drone Found On White House Lawn
January 26, 2015 A quadcopter about two feet in diameter was found on the lawn inside the White House fence on Monday morning, the Secret...

Two Airplanes Successfully Ditch In Pacific
January 26, 2015 Two airplanes, a Cirrus SR22 and a single-engine Cessna, ditched off the coast of Hawaii Monday morning, and all on board have...

CAFE Announces 2015 Symposium
January 26, 2015 The ninth annual CAFE Electric Aircraft Symposium will be held May 1 and 2 at the Flamingo Conference Center in Santa Rosa,...

Industry Welcomes Sleep Apnea Rule Change
January 26, 2015 The FAA's revised policy on sleep-apnea screening in pilot medical exams is much better than the original proposal, aviation...

Two Eagles Team Launches Pacific Flight (Updated)
January 24, 2015 Two balloonists lifted off from Saga, Japan, about 6:30 a.m. local time on Saturday in a quest to cross the Pacific and set...