Federal Aviation Administration
The United States Coast Guard is still searching for two people missing from an air ambulance that crashed in the waters off of Fort Lauderdale on Tuesday evening after dropping off a patient from Costa Rica in Broward County and heading home to Cozumel, Mexico.
The mid-air mystery of a man who fell off a plane has been partially solved. The pilot and the man who fell off the plane were identified today.
According to the FAA, a pilot reported that a passenger fell out of a plane around eight miles southeast of Tamiami Airport, or roughly one mile off shore.
The inconvenience of turning off tablets, iPods, and e-readers will soon be a thing of the past on most flights after the Federal Aviation Administration announced many personal electronic devices are safe to leave on during takeoff and landing.
Government safety rules are changing to let airline passengers use most electronic devices from gate-to-gate. The change will let passengers read, work, play games, watch movies and listen to music.
A plane on its way to Miami International Airport from Costa Rica Thursday had to make an emergency landing after the pilot reported smoke on board.
One man was killed when a private plane crashed in the Everglades on Saturday. The Palm Beach Sheriff’s Office said the site where the plane went down, about 20 miles west of Boynton Beach, was only reachable by airboat.
Less than a week after the Federal Aviation Administration furloughed 10 percent of the nation’s air traffic controllers the agency has done an about face.
It’s day three of the federal cuts that are furloughing 10 percent of the nation’s air traffic controllers and delays are spreading out around the country.
The Federal Aviation Administration announced Friday that starting April 7, 149 federal contract air traffic control towers will close, including the tower at North Perry Airport in Hollywood.