On Jan. 4, 2010, when my boss saw my letter to the editor in the New York Times, we had a little chat. It was rare for the federal security director at Chicago O’Hare to sit down with her Transportation Security Administration officers
How one company’s business jet could usher in a new age of supersonic air travel.
The Lakemaid micro brewery started delivering beer to ice fishers using drones, at least until the FAA coldly shut their operation down. The FAA is currently reviewing their policies.
Agency giving critics a free security theater pass?
A Thomas Cook airliner flying holidaymakers home from Ibiza to Manchester passes "within feet" of a UFO
I received a call from a man named John on January 19 claiming to be from the TSA and had some questions for me. I asked him to call me back next day that I couldn't hear him well. He agreed and within an hour or two I download an app so I can record
Northeasterners scraped and shoveled Wednesday after a snowstorm grounded flights, shuttered schools and buried roads with a surprising amount of snow, leaving biting cold in its wake.
Along the leading edge of an advancing deep freeze, heavy snow caused major travel delays up and down the East Coast on Tuesday.
Professor Rahinah Ibrahim has become the first person to successfully remove their name from a government no-fly list.
The latest aviation concept from the mind of designer Oscar Viñals, the Sky Whale looks more like something thought up for the Transformers movie franchise than a legitimate aircraft. But all those curves and extra ducts are actually precisely positi
It could be the future of military rescue.
Now that recreational marijuana is legally on sale in Colorado, Spirit Airlines is trying to capitalize on what is likely to be a fast growing marijuana tourism industry. On their website is this ad clearly making reference to the Colorado marijuana
The French are well known for doing things their own way, so it makes sense that they would come up with a unique and dangerous looking type of engine for future aircraft.
With the Cessna Citation X set to receive FAA certification in early 2014 and knock the Gulfstream G650 off it's world's fastest civilian aircraft perch thanks to its maximum operating speed of Mach 0.935, Boston-based Spike Aerospace is looking to l
Several weeks ago I took my wife to NYC so she could see the place done up for Christmas. I would have rather gone to Colorado but when you're married these are the kinds of deals you make. We flew out of Raleigh,NC to NYC then out of La Guardia back
In airport recently, went thru security and "opted out." I'm pretty used to this process by now.
The Department of Homeland Security has announced an extension to the remaining states who have yet to implement the REAL ID.
According to Chief Judge Theodore McKee’s ruling, despite the fact that George clearly had the right to carry the flashcards, the TSA agents were “at the outer boundary” of justifiability in detaining him. In addition to everyday words and phrases li
In an effort to condition children to accept the police state, the TSA has released a cartoon depicting an family enduring a warrantless federal checkpoint at an airport. The video casts the the travelers and government agents as cute
Textron has announced that Cessna Aircraft Scorpion Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR)/Strike aircraft has conducted its maiden flight on Dec 12.
Even if no SR-71 was lost due to hostile actions during the entire Blackbird career, the Mach 3+ capable spyplane faced an adversary that could effectively intercept it: the MiG-31 Foxhound.
American air traffic controllers oversee more than 50 million plane operations each year. How will they adjust to a commercial space industry blasting off through the flight paths?
TSA agents in St. Louis, Missouri, disarmed Rooster Monkburn, a cowboy sock money, of his two-inch toy gun after a woman brought the stuffed monkey through security. Agents said that it posed a threat because it could be confused for a real gun, acco
An Emirates airlines 777 has to abort a landing as strong storms batter the UK
Sign says vehicles “will be searched by uniformed security”
Secretive Blue Origin Company Test Fires New Rocket Engine | Video
With hundreds of thousands of people now on the government’s terrorist watch lists, a closely watched trial begins. Stanford University Ph.D. student Rahinah Ibrahim is suing the US government after she was barred from flying from Malaysia back
Some people take their hobbies very seriously, and I'm pretty sure we can count Swiss RC aircraft enthusiast Peter Michel in that group.
Independent security researcher Evan Booth wondered if it was possible for terrorists to craft deadly weapons using only items for sale at the duty free shops and newsstands beyond the TSA checkpoints. The short answer?
In the wake of last Friday’s shootings at Los Angeles International Airport, some politicians and media commentators are feigning shock at the widespread hostility toward the Transportation Security Administration (TSA).