Topic: Aviation Week
The military has been working on cutting-edge stealth technology so drones can evade radar systems in a way that current UAVs cannot. Another development: an all-electric, fuel cell-powered UAV launched from a submerged submarine.
Airlines can be fined $27,500 per passenger for flights that sit on the tarmac for more than three hours. But critics say enforcement has been too soft. The JetBlue delay could be a test.
10/31/2011 06:24 pm
Air show officials are hoping that any public backlash following the tragic air crash at the Reno Air Races, in which 10 people were killed, does not extend to their industry's scripted entertainment.
09/19/2011 11:22 pm
Human Rights Watch discovered several weapons-storage sites in Libya where surface-to-air missiles are missing, raising concerns that the weapons could arm an Iraq-style insurgency.
09/07/2011 07:10 pm
Stealth helicopter rumors erupt as experts say the helicopter scuttled by SEALs during the attack on Osama bin Laden doesn't look like any known chopper in the US fleet.
05/05/2011 04:03 pm
F-35 jet: Defense Sec. Robert Gates, the Pentagon, the White House and Sen. John McCain all say development of a second F-35 jet engine is a waste of taxpayer dollars.
02/17/2011 11:25 pm
Critics say that full-body scanners are costly, invasive, and will slow airport security further. The Puffer and the Guardian are alternatives, though not yet fully developed.
12/31/2009 07:46 pm
Two weeks after the flight disappeared, investigators have pieced together many clues but still need the black boxes.
06/14/2009 01:00 am