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Texas Search Group Says It Will Resume Drone Use

A Texas-based group involved in searches for missing persons around the nation said it will resume using drones in its work after a federal appeals court ruled on Friday that a warning the group received to stop using them didn’t have any legal consequences.

07/18/2014

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Texas Search Group Sues FAA Over Drone Use

A Texas-based group involved in searches for missing persons around the nation has filed a lawsuit asking a federal court to set aside an order prohibiting the nonprofit organization from employing drones in its work.

04/21/2014

A navigational radar on Indonesia's National Search and Rescue boat shows details during a search for the missing Malaysian Airlines flight MH370. (Source: Chaideer Mahyuddin/AFP/Getty Images)

Experts: Missing Malaysia Jet Could Lead To Increased Security Screening

It’s a mystery still baffling investigators nine days later: Where is Malaysia Air flight 370? Authorities are now focusing on the pilot and co-pilot. Experts say the issue of the missing plane could lead to more scrutiny of flight crews.

CBS 11–03/17/2014

An unmanned surveillance drone.  (credit: BEN STANSALL/AFP/Getty Images)

Texas Drone Research Center Conducting Tests

The next big thing in American aviation sounds and looks like an oversized leaf blower with wings and a tail, has duct tape keeping some of its pieces in place and must be carried to a catapult that sends it into flight.

01/15/2014

An unmanned surveillance drone.  (credit: BEN STANSALL/AFP/Getty Images)

Feds Name Texas Among Test Sites For Drone Aircraft

The Federal Aviation Administration announced six states on Monday that will develop test sites for drones, a critical next step for the march of the unmanned aircraft into U.S. skies.

12/30/2013

An Asiana Airlines Boeing 777 is seen on the runway at San Francisco International Airport after crash landing on July 6, 2013. There were no immediate reports of casualties and one apparent survivor tweeted a picture of passengers fleeing the plane. Video footage showed the jet, Flight 214 from Seoul, on its belly surrounded by firefighters. AFP PHOTO/JOSH EDELSON (credit: Josh Edelson/AFP/Getty Images)

Two Dead, 181 Hurt In San Francisco Plane Crash

A federal aviation official says an Asiana Airlines flight has crashed while landing at San Francisco airport. It was not immediately known whether there were any injuries.

07/06/2013

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FAA Moving Toward Allowing More Cellphone Use

The government is moving toward easing restrictions on cellphone use during takeoff and landing.

06/21/2013

A Cessna plane that clipped an SUV at Northwest Regional Airport (Lonnie Haschell/Texas Department of Public Safety)

SE Texas Plane Down; 3 Injured

Three men were injured after the small twin engine plane there were riding in crashed shortly after taking off from a Southeast Texas airport.

06/15/2013

(credit: JACK GUEZ/AFP/Getty Images)

Congress Approves Bill To End Airport Delays

Congress has easily approved legislation ending furloughs of air traffic controllers that have delayed hundreds of flights daily.

04/26/2013

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Sequester, Furloughs & DFW Airport Flight Delays

Delayed passengers at DFW Airport couldn’t blame Tuesday’s weather for their problems. Most of the flight delays were due to sequestration budget cuts, and air traffic controller furloughs.

CBSDFW.COM–04/23/2013

Passengers wait at a TSA airport security checkpoint. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Pack Your Patience If Sequester Takes Flight Next Month

You could call it sequestration frustration. If the across the board spending cuts take effect March 1, the Obama administration warns you may want to pack your patience the next time you fly.

02/22/2013

Credit: DFW International Airport

Texas Airports Could Be Hit By Shutdown

Federal officials say air traffic control centers at 25 smaller Texas airports could close or see hours reduced if automatic federal spending cuts take effect next week.

02/22/2013

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