That Pilot In The Cockpit May Someday Be A RobotFrom the outside, the plane that took off from a small airport on Monday looked unremarkable. But inside the cockpit, a robot with spindly metal tubes and rods for arms and legs and a claw hand, was doing the flying.
Pilots & Air Traffic Controllers Shifting To Text MessagesAirline pilots and air traffic controllers are on schedule to switch to text communications at most of the nation's busiest airports by the end of the year, a milestone that holds great potential, according to the FAA.
Solar-Plane Pilots Say Trip Was Also Test Of Human EnduranceThe two Swiss pilots taking turns to fly a solar-powered airplane around the world said Sunday the endeavor is not only a demonstration of the importance of renewable energy but also of the many challenges the human body can endure.
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.
A Guide To CBS' 2015 Pilot Season OrdersThe 2015 pilot season has started, and CBS has already ordered plenty of new dramas and comedies
Pilots Union Rejects American Eagle ContractUnion leaders have rejected a contract offer for pilots at American Eagle, raising fresh doubts about the fate of the carrier, which is the regional-flying wing of American Airlines.
AA Pilots Blast Texas AG For Anti-Merger LawsuitUnion pilots at Texas-based American Airlines say the state attorney general's opposition to American's proposed merger with US Airways doesn't make sense.
Organizers: The Fort Worth Alliance Air Show Will Go On!Federal budget cuts meant the Navy’s Blue Angels had to scrap their 2013 season, including the scheduled performance at the Fort Worth Alliance Air Show. But on Tuesday, Alliance Air Services President Tom Harris proclaimed, “We are here today to officially announce that the show will go on!”
2 Small Planes Collide, Land Safely Near College StationTwo single-engine planes landed safely after a mid-air collision that damaged the landing gear of one of the aircrafts and shattered the windshield of the other.
AA & US Airways Pilots Agree On Terms In Case Of MergerPilots won't lose work, will get to fly the same planes and will keep their seniority. They are among the key terms released Tuesday in a memorandum that the pilots unions of American Airlines and US Airways agreed to in case of a merger.
American Airlines Merger Could Be Weeks AwayAmerican Airlines' CEO Tom Horton says it will be "a matter of weeks" before a decision is made about a merger with U-S Airways.
AA Update - Merger PossibleThe American Airlines' pilots union approved a plan that could ultimately lead to a merger between American and US Airways inside bankruptcy.
Union: American, US Airways Execs Meet With PilotsTop leaders at American Airlines, US Airways, and their pilot unions are meeting to discuss a merger, one of the unions said. The Allied Pilots Association at American Airlines disclosed the meetings in a hotline message to members Wednesday.
High Court Won't Stop Union Vote At American AirlinesThe U.S. Supreme Court has cleared the way for a union-representation vote among passenger-service agents at American Airlines.
American Airlines To Start Recalling Furloughed PilotsAmerican Airlines is planning to put dozens of pilots back to work. Forty pilots are scheduled to come back the second week of January.