August 2006

Pre-2008 Archived Articles

Safety a Concern as Border Drones Catch On

Monday, August 7, 2006
Safety a concern as drones catch on
By Alan Levin
USA TODAY
Crashes of drone planes flying over the USA are worrying pilots and lawmakers who fear that a surge in interest by federal and local agencies to use the unmanned aircraft could lead to danger in the skies.

Pre-2008 Archived Articles

Safety a Concern as Border Drones Catch On

Monday, August 7, 2006
Safety a concern as drones catch on
By Alan Levin
USA TODAY
Crashes of drone planes flying over the USA are worrying pilots and lawmakers who fear that a surge in interest by federal and local agencies to use the unmanned aircraft could lead to danger in the skies.

Pre-2008 Archived Articles

ILS Failure at LAX

Air traffic into and out of Los Angeles was hampered Monday morning by the failure of the ILS on Runway 25-Right at approximately 0915 local time. The failue forced the reduction of runway operations at LAX and left passengers grumbling at the gate for at least 15-minutes, and required the FAA to modify procedures in order to get the flow of traffic to something approaching the norm of 58 aircraft per hour.