Trump Seeks To Privatize The Nation's Air Traffic Control System

US | Ted Goodman
A passenger aircraft takes off past the air traffic control tower. (REUTERS/Sergio Perez)

Part of an effort to modernize the ATC system

Harrison Ford Has An Incident With A Passenger Plane While Flying

Entertainment | Katie Jerkovich
Harrison Ford poses on the red carpet during the 67th edition of the Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, southern France,

Holy smokes

Congress Is Right To Keep Green Energy Riders Off The FAA Bill

Opinion | Christine Harbin

Americans deserve to have their elected officials give substantive consideration to the problems they face.

EXCLUSIVE: FAA Discrimination Lawsuit Names EEOC Chair

Washington Gadfly | Evan Gahr

‘It’s possible somebody at the White House is involved’

What The SpaceX Landing Says About Elon Musk--And Federal Regulators

Opinion | Joe Colangelo

In response to the likelihood of regulation and the costs it entails, Musk is practicing “permissionless innovation.”

Air Traffic Control: Ripe For Reform

Opinion | Chris Edwards

The Canadians are right — it’s time to privatize our air traffic control system.

The Department Of Transportation Wants To Revolutionize Our Cities -- Here's How To Do It Better

Opinion | Mark Lutter

Making our regulatory system opt out instead of mandatory would require a change in how we think about regulation.

It's Time To Ban Armed Drones On American Soil

Opinion | Rep. Michael Burgess
Camera drone flown by Brian Wilson flies near the scene where two buildings were destroyed in an explosion, in the East Harlem section in New York City

This is a constitutional issue, not a partisan one.

Buckle Up, Flight Delays Will Get Worse Before They Get Better

Opinion | J.P. Tristani

If Ronald Reagan were president today, in this emergency he would fire FAA bureaucrats.

Mining The Moon Is Not So Far-Fetched -- Maybe

Opinion | Brent Smith
A full moon over the Washington region on the night of moon walking astronaut Neil Armstrong's funeral

Should the FAA have authority over moon mining?

Consumers Have No Time For Flight Delays

Opinion | Zack Christenson
A Spirit Airlines airplane sits at a gate at the O'Hare Airport in Chicago, Illinois

Delays are at a 20-year high. The FAA should improve its hiring plans for air traffic controllers.

Sen. Cruz Wants Investigation Into FAA Ban On Israel Flights: 'Was This A Political Decision Driven By The White House?'

Video | Brendan Bordelon

Worried it was ‘designed to exert economic force to pressure Israel into giving into the demands from America’

FAA Tells Amazon 'No Drones!'

Tech | Kate Patrick
Amazone Drone Delivery.JPEG

Despite a judge’s ruling in favor of commercial drones, the FAA says they’re illegal

FAA drone roadmap says test sites will inform privacy dialogue

Tech | Josh Peterson

Privacy and civil liberties advocates are concerned over the use of drones for surveillance

Preparing for takeoff � no need to turn off your electronics

Opinion | Gary Shapiro

Under the rules now in place, passengers must power off all devices during takeoff and landing.

Legal group launches Domestic Drone Information Center

Politics | Josh Peterson
An American Predator drone flies near Kandahar Air Field, southern Afghanistan, in this file photo from 2010. AP Images.

National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers will aggregate drone news

Senate passes bill to end FAA furloughs

Politics | Alexis Levinson

Republicans have spent the week lambasting President Barack Obama and his administration

ACLU: Domestic drones create 'unavoidable privacy concerns'

Politics | Josh Peterson

The FAA is set to establish six UAS test sites around the country for the next five years

FAA strongly denies alleged smartphone airplane hack can work

Politics | Josh Peterson

‘The described technique cannot engage or control the aircraft’s autopilot system’