Mary Grady

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NASA Working The Drone Problem
September 2, 2014 Amazon, Google and plenty of others are eager to use drones; the FAA is facing a deadline to allow them into the airspace;...

FAA Extends Time For Hangar-Rule Comments
September 2, 2014 The FAA will allow the GA community an extra 30 days to comment on a proposed policy that spells out what is considered...

Armchair Flying -- Denali By Sonex
September 1, 2014 Since it's a holiday here in the U.S., here's a video with no news in it at all, but just some beauty shots of flying above...

Five Killed In Colorado Crash
September 1, 2014 All five people on board a Piper PA-46 Malibu died when it crashed on Sunday, shortly before noon, near the Erie Municipal...

Team Aims To Fly 300 MPH On Batteries
September 1, 2014 Electroflight, a team of British glider builders, recently announced it has teamed up with Williams Advanced Engineering to...

Podcast: RAF Targets Private Airstrips
August 29, 2014 The Recreational Aviation Foundation is making great progress in its effort to amend laws in all 50 states to make it easier...

Plane-Sharing -- Not Ready For Reality
August 27, 2014 Did the FAA over-reach in putting the brakes on plane-sharing apps -- or is it the right call?

Turbine Mallard Back In Play
August 27, 2014 Frakes Aviation, which acquired the Mallard amphibian from Grumman and modified it with turbine engines, is in search of a new...

Historic Fighter Plane Collection Sold
August 26, 2014 A collection of historic aircraft that flew in the 1969 movie "The Battle of Britain" and then sat in storage in a Texas...

Three Rescuers Killed In Helo Crash
August 26, 2014 A police helicopter crashed about 9 a.m. Sunday while trying to rescue an injured climber in the Picos de Europa mountain...