Hot-Air Balloonists Face A Day Of Reckoning -- And RegulationSparked by the worst ballooning tragedy in U.S. history -- a deadly fire and crash in Texas -- the FAA will meet with hot air balloon operators Friday to discuss "the risks facing the ballooning community."
AA Flight Evacuated Due To LeakAmerican Airlines 1822, an Airbus A320 aircraft, evacuated passengers via emergency slides at Palm Beach International Airport in Florida at 2:40 p.m. Thursday according to the Federal Aviation Administration.
Houses Passes Bill To Boost Airport Security, Reduce LinesThe House has passed an aviation bill aimed at boosting airport security, reducing screening lines and refunding fees to passengers whose luggage is lost or arrives late.
What Investigators Are Looking For After Deadly Helicopter CrashInvestigators are looking into the possibility of an in-flight break up because of the wreckage scattered in the area.
Southwest Airlines CEO Talks Cuba & Wait TimesFrom long security lines to delayed flights, the airline industry has seen its fair share of controversy in recent months. But the head of Southwest Airlines discussed his plans for the future, and his commitment to making travel easier.
Emergency Landing Leads Safety Concerns Near Small Plano AirportIt's a private airport that for 50 years, pilots have been able to taxi their planes directly from their houses to the runway.
Small Plane Crash-Lands In Plano Backyard, Pilot UnhurtA single-engine plane made an emergency hard landing in Plano late Sunday morning.
Bell Helicopter Responding To Noise ComplaintsBell Helicopter is planning to ask the Federal Aviation Administration to let pilots at its training academy fly at a higher altitude, after noise complaints from residents and cities in Tarrant County.
Small Plane Down In Parker CountyThe FAA says it appears there was one person on board.
FAA To Require Most Drones To Be Registered And MarkedOwners of many small drones and model airplanes will have to register them with the government.
FAA To Require Drone Registration, Says Operators Are "Aviators"Owners of many small drones and model airplanes will have to register them with the government.
Report Cites 241 Close Encounters Between Pilots, DronesThere have been at least 241 reports of close encounters between drones and manned aircraft, including nearly a dozen in North Texas, that meet the government's definition of a near midair collision.

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