Reports of the child of an air traffic controller interacting with planes from the JFK tower brings more scrutiny to New York's busy air corridor.
For the first time since records have been kept, the number of instances in which aircraft hit birds or other wildlife could top 10,000 for 2009. Increasingly, pilots worry about 'feathered bullets'.
The connection is whimsical. But flying is serious business, especially when passengers are aboard. And why did those Northwest pilots wander so far past Minneapolis?
The system allows real-time tracking of even small birds up to five miles away.
Peace talks, Sully’s landing, even the economy spawn a buzzy genre of games.
Cockpit death of a pilot prompts questions about qualifying medical exams.