Posts filtered by tags: Federal Aviation Administration[x]


 

SpaceX may finally launch its newest Starship rocket prototype this afternoon. With any luck, it won't explode.

Left: SpaceX founder Elon Musk looks upward during a press briefing on March 2, 2019. Right: SpaceX's Starship serial No. 8 rocket-ship prototype launches from a pad in Boca Chica, Texas, on December 9, 2020. Dave Mosher/Insider; SpaceX SpaceX is preparing to launch the latest prototype of its Starship spacecraft — a system that could one day carry humans to Mars — on Monday. The new prototype, called serial No. 9 or SN9, is set to rocket tens of thousands of feet in the air, belly-flo...
Tags: Transportation, Space, Spacex, Elon Musk, Texas, Science, News, Trends, Earth, Spaceships, Rockets, Mars, Faa, Spaceflight, Rocket Launch, Federal Aviation Administration


FAA still investigating wheel that fell off small plane, landed in Chicago family's yard

The Federal Aviation Administration is still investigating a wheel that fell off a small plane and landed in a Chicago family's yard         [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, Chicago, Usa Today, Faa, Federal Aviation Administration


FAA employee from Beaumont charged with taking part in US Capitol riot

A Federal Aviation Administration employee and QAnon follower from California who had been on the FBI’s radar is facing federal charges after he confessed to taking part in the siege of the U.S. Capitol, according to court documents released Friday. Kevin Strong, 44, of Beaumont, surrendered to authorities on Friday and appeared in a federal court in Riverside, where a judge ordered him held on $50,000 bond, said Laura Eimiller, spokeswoman for the FBI in Los Angeles. It wasn’t immediately clear...
Tags: News, California, Washington, Los Angeles, Sport, Fbi, Soccer, Beverly Hills, Donald Trump, Faa, Federal Aviation Administration, Trump, San Bernardino, Beaumont, Capitol, Riverside


A regional airport is using CARES Act funds to create a COVID-19 checkpoint for passengers

Passengers are checked with a thermo scanner upon arrival at the Naples railway station on April 9, 2020. Marco Cantile/LightRocket/Getty Images Eastern Iowa Airport is implementing a COVID-19 screening for passengers using CARES Act funds.  Flyers must submit to a health questionnaire and a temperature check before proceeding to the gate.   Airport employees that work in the secure area will also go through the screening.  Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. The check-in p...
Tags: US, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Trends, Hawaii, Airport, Denver, United Airlines, Naples, Federal Aviation Administration, Charlotte, Cedar Rapids, Frontier Airlines, Mercy Medical Center, Cedar Rapids Iowa, Eastern Iowa Airport


San Bernardino QAnon follower claimed ‘World War 3’ coming before Capitol riot

By David Yaffe-Bellany, Bloomberg A QAnon adherent who was under investigation by the FBI sent messages last month saying that “World War 3” would occur on Jan. 6, court records show, the latest indication that federal agents knew about the potential for violence in the days leading to the storming of the U.S. Capitol. Kevin Strong, an employee of the Federal Aviation Administration in San Bernardino, was charged with violent entry and disorderly conduct for his role in the Capitol riot. But acc...
Tags: Crime, News, Washington, Sport, Fbi, Soccer, Faa, Federal Aviation Administration, San Bernardino, Capitol, Norfolk Virginia, Top Stories PE, Top Stories IVDB, Top Stories RDF, Top Stories Sun, Capitol Breach


SpaceX has pushed the launch of its newest Starship rocket prototype to next week. With any luck, it won't explode.

Left: SpaceX founder Elon Musk looks upward during a press briefing on March 2, 2019. Right: SpaceX's Starship serial No. 8 rocket-ship prototype launches from a pad in Boca Chica, Texas, on December 9, 2020. Dave Mosher/Insider; SpaceX SpaceX is preparing to launch the latest prototype of its Starship spacecraft — a system that could one day carry humans to Mars — as early as Monday. The new prototype, called serial No. 9 or SN9, is set to rocket tens of thousands of feet in the air, ...
Tags: Transportation, Space, Spacex, Elon Musk, Texas, Science, News, Trends, Earth, Spaceships, Rockets, Mars, Faa, Spaceflight, Rocket Launch, Federal Aviation Administration


SpaceX may have purchased 2 oil rigs off the coast of Texas that could be turned into 'floating' Starship launchpads

SpaceX/YouTube SpaceX appears to have acquired two oil rigs that it may transform into launch platforms for its forthcoming Starship rocket system, NASASpaceflight reported.  The floating "spaceports" would add to SpaceX's operations in Boca Chica, Texas, which are under a new environmental review. Launching rockets from the water should be less disruptive for nearby residents.  Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. You may know Deimos and Phobos as the names of Mars' moons....
Tags: Transportation, Space, Spacex, Elon Musk, Texas, News, California, Trends, Spaceships, Rockets, Mars, Baylor, Federal Aviation Administration, Musk, LLC, Boca Chica


SpaceX may launch and land its newest Starship rocket prototype this week. With any luck, it won't explode.

Left: SpaceX founder Elon Musk looks upward during a press briefing on March 2, 2019. Right: SpaceX's Starship serial No. 8 rocket-ship prototype launches from a pad in Boca Chica, Texas, on December 9, 2020. Dave Mosher/Insider; SpaceX SpaceX is preparing to launch the latest prototype of its Starship spacecraft — a system that could one day carry humans to Mars — as early as Thursday. The new prototype, called serial No. 9 or SN9, is set to rocket tens of thousands of feet in the air...
Tags: Transportation, Space, Spacex, Elon Musk, Texas, Science, News, Trends, Earth, Spaceships, Rockets, Mars, Faa, Spaceflight, Rocket Launch, Federal Aviation Administration


US regulator approves first-ever fully autonomous commercial drone flights

The Federal Aviation Administration has approved the first-ever fully-automated commercial drone flights. The US aviation regulator has permitted American Robotics to fly its Scout quadcopter beyond the line-of-sight of human operators. In approval documents recently posted on the FAA website,  the agency said the exemption only applies to rural areas, daylight visibility, and altitudes below 400 feet. The drones must also have a maximum takeoff weight of 20 pounds and operate solely for the pur...
Tags: Startups, US, Netflix, Faa, Federal Aviation Administration, Insider, Neural, American Robotics


Trump is planning to sneak away to Florida instead of attending the Biden inauguration, FAA data reveals

President Donald Trump boarding Air Force One. Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP President Donald Trump appears to be heading south to Mar-a-Lago in Palm Beach, Florida instead of attending Joe Biden's inauguration.  The Federal Aviation Administration issued temporary flight restrictions over the private club for January 20, indicating the president's arrival. One of Trump's final tweets confirmed suspicions that he wouldn't be at the Biden inauguration.  Visit Business Insider's homepage for m...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, Florida, Politics, Texas, News, Air Travel, Washington, White House, Planes, Nbc News, Trends, Georgia, Joe Biden, Flying, Gop


The FAA has given approval for commercial drones to fly over people. It means autonomous deliveries by companies like Amazon are one step closer to reality

The Department of Transportation building in Washington DC. ERIC BARADAT/AFP/Getty The Federal Aviation Administration on Friday finalized a rule allowing commercial drones to fly without an operator on site.  "Decades worth of promise and projection are finally coming to fruition," said Reese Mozer, CEO of American Robotics. The first commercial uses will be outside cities, with drones helping on industrial and agricultural jobs, said American Robotics.   Visit Business Insider's homepage...
Tags: Amazon, New York, US, Trends, Autonomous, Drones, Washington Dc, Aviation, Faa, Department Of Transportation, Federal Aviation Administration, Electronic Privacy Information Center Epic, Tech Insider, American Robotics, Reese Mozer, Mozer


Airlines are enacting security measures even stricter than post-9/11 on flights to Washington, DC as violent extremism threatens Biden's inauguration

An airplane flies near the Pentagon. Salwan Georges/The Washington Post Airlines are stepping up their security measures on flights to Washington, DC ahead of President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration. "These new security measures are more extensive and stringent compared to those implemented after 9/11," industry analyst Henry Harteveldt of Atmosphere Research Group told Insider.  Alaska Airlines is enacting the most stringent policies that restrict ticket sales on Washington flights and w...
Tags: Utah, Usa, New York, Maryland, Washington, Virginia, US, San Francisco, Trends, Joe Biden, Ronald Reagan, Alaska, Washington Dc, Mitt Romney, National, Dc


FAA Approves Fully Automated Commercial Drone Flights

A Massachusetts company has been granted approval to operate commercial drone flights without a person directing the machine and keeping it in sight. It's the first time that the Federal Aviation Administration has allowed fully automated commercial drone flights. ABC News reports: American Robotics Inc. touted the advantage of its machines as being able to operate continuously without "expensive human labor." The Marlborough, Massachusetts, company said Friday it has tested fully automated dron...
Tags: Massachusetts, Tech, Abc News, Faa, Federal Aviation Administration, Reese Mozer, American Robotics Inc, Marlborough Massachusetts company


FAA Authorizes First Commercial Smart Drone Flights

The Federal Aviation Administration greenlit American Robotics this week to become the first company to operate smart drones without needing on-site pilots or spotters, the company announced Friday.Read more...
Tags: Science, Faa, Federal Aviation Administration, American Robotics


SpaceX may launch and land its newest Starship rocket prototype on Monday. With any luck, it won't explode.

Left: SpaceX founder Elon Musk looks upward during a press briefing on March 2, 2019. Right: SpaceX's Starship serial No. 8 rocket-ship prototype launches from a pad in Boca Chica, Texas, on December 9, 2020. Dave Mosher/Insider; SpaceX SpaceX is preparing to launch the latest prototype of its Starship spacecraft — a system that could one day carry humans to Mars. The new prototype, called serial No. 9 or SN9, is set to rocket tens of thousands of feet in the air, belly-flop toward the...
Tags: Transportation, Space, Spacex, Elon Musk, Texas, Science, News, Trends, Earth, Spaceships, Rockets, Mars, Faa, Spaceflight, Rocket Launch, Federal Aviation Administration


Delta is banning guns in checked luggage on flights to Washington D.C. ahead of Biden's inauguration

A Delta Air Lines Airbus A330-900neo. Kenken_spotter/Shutterstock.com Kenken_spotter/Shutterstock.com Delta Air Lines is preventing passengers traveling to DC from checking firearms onto flights starting Saturday.  The measure, which will last through January 23, follows increased disturbances on airplanes since the deadly riot at the US Capitol.  Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Delta Air Lines is prohibiting passengers from checking firearms en-route to Washington D.C....
Tags: Transportation, News, Air Travel, Washington, Virginia, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Delta, Airbnb, Tsa, Biden, Faa, Cnbc, Federal Aviation Administration, Delta Air Lines


The FAA is cracking down on unruly passengers following the Capitol riots, threatening to take legal action against anyone violent or threatening

There will be no more warnings for belligerent passengers, the FAA said Wednesday. Mike Stone/Reuters The Federal Aviation Administration announced Wednesday that it will stop issuing warnings to unruly passengers.  President Trump's supporters acted belligerently on flights and in airports before and after the January 6 riots at the US Capitol.  Penalties include fines of up to $35,000 and imprisonment.  Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Federal officials tightened restr...
Tags: Utah, Usa, Congress, Washington, US, Trends, Washington Dc, Mitt Romney, Kansas, Seattle, Faa, South Carolina, Federal Aviation Administration, Alaska Airlines, American Airlines, Lindsey Graham


American Airlines tells pilots: take vaccine on your own time

The Federal Aviation Administration has said pilots and controllers must not fly or conduct safety-related duties for 48 hours after receiving a COVID-19 vaccine.
Tags: Finance, Article, Federal Aviation Administration, American Airlines, Reuters, FBN, Fbn/markets, Fox-business/lifestyle/travel, Fox-business/organization/american-airlines, Fox-business/topic/coronavirus, Bc2dc5b5-4f2a-5c1b-b078-8f7eadb88ba5


Federal Aviation Administration adopts stricter unruly flyer policy with no warnings for passengers

The FAA has adopted a stricter unruly flyer policy the week after a riot by supporters of President Donald Trump on Jan. 6 at the Capitol and incidents on multiple airlines.         [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, Usa Today, Donald Trump, Faa, Federal Aviation Administration, Capitol


Being a MAGA Asshole On a Plane Could Soon Net You a $35,000 Fine

Checked bags aren’t the only things that cost extra: Under a new policy announced by the Federal Aviation Administration on Wednesday, airplane passengers who act like giant assholes by threatening or assaulting crew members could soon be subject to $35,000 in fines or up to 20 years imprisonment.Read more...
Tags: Science, Masks, Delta, Airlines, Passengers, Federal Aviation Administration, Airplane Passengers, Crew Members


The Capitol riots caused chaos in the skies as airlines flew protesters home from a violent day in Washington, DC

Pilots chatting in front of an American Airlines plane. Mike Stone/Reuters Airlines have been flying protesters home from last week's "Stop the Steal" rally-turned-riot and some continued rallying while in the air. An American Airlines flight turned into an aerial rally as passengers began chanting "USA," prompting the pilot to threaten to land the plane. Alaska Airlines reported banning 14 passengers after "non-mask compliant," "rowdy," and "argumentative" behavior on a flight from Washin...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, Utah, Usa, News, Air Travel, Washington, Politico, Planes, US, Trends, Getty Images, Flying, Ronald Reagan, Alaska, Hawaii


The 20 safest airlines to fly in 2021, according to experts

An American Airlines Boeing 777-200 at Los Angeles International Airport. Markus Mainka/Shutterstock.com AirlineRatings just unveiled its list of the world's safest airlines for 2021, according to the site's experts, narrowing the top 20 from a list of 385. The US had a great showing with six of the 11 major American carriers making the top 20 cut while Asia performed poorly.  Carriers in Oceania and the Middle East also dominated the highest spots, continuing the trend from last year. Vis...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, Asia, Hong Kong, New York, London, News, Air Travel, Safety, Boston, Singapore, Planes, New York City, US, San Francisco, Trends


SpaceX has darkened its Starlink internet satellites with visors to avoid disrupting the night sky - but they can still ruin astronomers' data

The first batch of 60 high-speed Starlink internet satellites, each weighing about 500 pounds, flat-packed into a stack prior to their launch on May 23, 2019. SpaceX via Twitter SpaceX added sun visors to its Starlink internet satellites to prevent moving lights from marring views of the night sky. The result: the visors may have darkened the satellites to 31% of their former brightness, according to a new study. That makes them mostly invisible to the naked eye, but it probably doesn't ch...
Tags: Amazon, Astronomy, Spacex, Elon Musk, Science, News, Fcc, US, America, Trends, Earth, Harvard, Federal Communications Commission, Netherlands, United Nations, Smithsonian


The crash of a Boeing plane in Indonesia was unlikely the result of a design flaw: Expert

Indonesian soldiers are seen at Soekarno-Hatta International Airport after Sriwijaya Air plane lost contact after taking off, in Tangerang, near Jakarta, Indonesia, on January 9, 2021. Willy Kurniawan/Reuters A Boeing plane in Indonesia is believed to have crashed into the Java Sea on Saturday. The 26-year-old plan was a Boeing 737-500 and part of the "Classic" 737 series which finished production in 1999. While the cause of the crash is still under investigation, Richard Aboulafia, an avi...
Tags: News, Indonesia, Trends, Bloomberg, Bbc, Breaking News, Boeing, Federal Aviation Administration, Jakarta Indonesia, Soekarno Hatta International Airport, Tangerang, Java Sea, Richard Aboulafia, Teal Group, David Calhoun, Aboulafia


Boeing To Pay $2.5 Billion To Settle US Probe of 737 MAX Crashes

phalse phace shares a report from The Wall Street Journal: Boeing Co. will pay $2.5 billion to resolve a Justice Department investigation and admit employees misled aviation about safety issues linked to two deadly crashes of its 737 MAX jet, U.S. authorities said. Federal prosecutors had been investigating the role of two Boeing employees who interacted with the Federal Aviation Administration about the design of the 737 MAX and how much pilot training would be required for the new model. The s...
Tags: Tech, Boeing, Wall Street Journal, Justice Department, Federal Aviation Administration, Max, Boeing Co


Boeing agrees to pay $2.5 billion to settle charges it defrauded FAA on 737 Max

Boeing reached a $2.5 billion settlement with the Justice Department on Thursday to settle criminal charges that the company defrauded the Federal Aviation Administration when it first won approval for the flawed 737 Max jet.
Tags: Cnn, Faa, Boeing, Justice Department, Federal Aviation Administration


Boeing agrees to pay $2.5 billion to settle federal charges that it tried to defraud the FAA during its 737 Max scandal

A Boeing 737 Max 7. Andreas Zeitler/Shutterstock.com Boeing will pay a $2.5 billion fine to settle fraud conspiracy charges, federal prosecutors said Thursday.  Company employees were misleading or outright lied to safety regulators during the recertification process for the 737 Max jet, the Department of Justice said.  The 737 Max returned to the skies last month following two deadly crashes and a nearly two-year grounding. Shares of Boeing fell slightly in late trading after the settleme...
Tags: Transportation, News, Trends, Department Of Justice, Faa, Boeing, Doj, Federal Aviation Administration, Max, Ethiopian Airlines, Lion Air, Dennis Muilenburg, Graham Rapier, David Calhoun, Business News Desk, Andreas Zeitler Shutterstock


How airlines are responding to Wednesday's siege at the US Capitol as they're faced with the prospect of flying rioters home

The US Capitol Building seen from Washington, DC's Ronald Reagan National Airport. Douglas Litchfield/Shutterstock.com Airlines are preparing for the worst as protests in Washington, DC turned into riots on Wednesday, and some participants will now be boarding aircraft to fly home.  Some airlines are banning alcohol on their flights departing Washington and moving their flight crews out of downtown hotels. Protesters harassed and heckled Utah Senator Mitt Romney while on a Tuesday flig...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, Utah, Politics, News, Air Travel, Congress, Washington, US, Trends, Flying, Ronald Reagan, Washington Dc, Delta, Mitt Romney, Aviation


Trump to flee DC for Camp David this weekend after his supporters trashed the US Capitol in a riot

President Donald Trump boarding Marine One. Al Drago/Getty President Donald Trump is heading to Camp David this weekend while Washington, DC cleans up after the US Capitol riots. A White House official confirmed the weekend getaway to Insider on Thursday.  The Federal Aviation Administration implemented temporary flight restrictions over the Maryland retreat as a standard safety precaution.  Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. President Donald Trump is making the last weeke...
Tags: Maryland, Congress, White House, Israel, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Egypt, Taliban, Washington Dc, Biden, Donald Trump, US Navy, Delaware, Federal Aviation Administration, Trump


FAA issues rules for supersonic jet flight testing in the U.S.

The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has issued new final rules to help pave the way for the re-introduction of supersonic commercial flight. The U.S. airspace regulator’s rules provide guidance for companies looking to gain approval for flight testing of supersonic aircraft under development, which includes startups like Boom Supersonic, which has just completed its sub-scale supersonic demonstrator aircraft and hopes to begin flight testing it this year. Boom, which is in the proc...
Tags: TC, Transportation, Spacex, Tech, United States, Virgin Galactic, Transport, Aviation, Biden, Sound, Faa, Aerospace, Airline, Federal Aviation Administration, Elaine Chao, U S Transportation