The Truth Behind Trump's Commercial Aviation Tweet

Politics | Emily Larsen
A Southwest Airlines jet taxis on the runway at Washington National Airport in Washington, U.S., August 9, 2017. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

‘Zero deaths in 2017’

Some Hobbyists' Drones Are Interrupting Firefighting Efforts In Northern California, Says FAA

US | Eric Lieberman
Firefighters work to defend homes from an approaching wildfire in Sonoma, California, U.S. October 14, 2017. (REUTERS/Jim Urquhart

‘We have seen this problem become a trend’

'Peeping Tom': Governor Battles With Reporters For Trying To Barge Into His Home

US | Eric Lieberman
Drone equipped with camera spying on people in their home. [Shutterstock - Stanisic Vladimir]

‘We have 9 children ages 7-18’

Court Orders Airline Administration To Explain The 'Incredible Shrinking Airline Seat' Issue

US | Thomas Phippen
American Airlines plane on the runway (Photo: Shutterstock/ Art Konovalov)

The FAA’s ‘rationale also blinks reality’

Congressman May Give His Lobbyist Girlfriend's Employer Control Over Air Traffic's Billions

US | Andrew Follett
Laws against nepotism or favoritism of friends and relatives for jobs and advantages, 3D rendering (Shutterstock/David Carillet)

‘Shuster is giving parts of America’s air traffic control association to his girlfriend’

Officials Boot Parents Off Delta Flight, Threaten To Put Infants In Foster Care

US | Eric Lieberman

‘I paid for this seat. This is what’s ridiculous’

Wind Turbines Create Big Problems For Small Planes

Energy | Andrew Follett
Passenger wide body plane flies low over a field and wind electric generators. The aircraft is climbing against the background of a colorful sunset sky. (Shutterstock/Alexey Y. Petrov)

A ‘critical hazard’ to small planes

First Canadian Spaceport Will Be Built By 2022, US Already Has 9

Energy | Andrew Follett
BAIKONUR, KAZAKHSTAN - 11 December 2011 Launch of a Proton M rocket (Shutterstock/Nostalgia for Infinity)

US is already operating nine at least partially-commercial spaceports

Indiana Jones And The Series Of Aeronautical Mishaps

DC Trawler | Jim Treacher
Harrison Ford mocks Donald Trump in interview. (Photo: Junko Kimura/Getty Images)

The life raft thing doesn’t work IRL

Rain and Wind Ruin Elon Musk's Plans To Return To Space

Energy | Andrew Follett
SpaceX CEO Elon Musk speaks after unveiling the Dragon V2 spacecraft in Hawthorne, California May 29, 2014. Space Exploration Technologies announced April 27, 2016, it will send uncrewed Dragon spacecraft to Mars as early as 2018, a first step in company founder Elon Musk's goal to fly people to another planet. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni/File Photo

Musk’s space company hasn’t been to space in 5 months

The Burgeoning Air-Taxi Industry

Opinion | Eli Lehrer
The Gulfstream V, owned by celebrities such as Jim Carey, is among the most comfortable and luxurious private jets in the world. Powered by two BMW/Rolls-Royce BR710-48 engines, it is capable of flying anywhere in the world nonstop and seats at least 15 passengers.

On-demand flight makes a lot of sense for America.

Samsung Misled China By Saying Exploding Phones Were Safe

Business | Eric Lieberman
[Shutterstock - wk1003mike]

‘it’s better just to say: ‘I’m sorry. I love you’

You Can Bring An Exploding Phone On A Plane, But Not Too Much Shampoo

Tech | Eric Lieberman
Discarded items are placed on a table at a security checkpoint at Salt Lake City International Airport in Salt Lake City, Utah, August 13, 2006. [REUTERS/Richard Clement/RTR1GCQ3]

‘Safety and peace of mind are our top priority’

Once Just A Dream, Flying Burritos Are Here

Tech | Eric Lieberman
Left: This picture taken on September 28, 2015 shows a Geopost drone flying in Pourrieres, southeastern France, during a presentation of a prototype of a package delivery drone. [BORIS HORVAT/AFP/Getty Images] Right: Chipotle restaurant workers fill orders for customers on the day that the company announced it will only use non-GMO ingredients in its food on April 27, 2015 in Miami, Florida. [Joe Raedle/Getty Images]

It’s a bird…It’s a plane…It’s a Chipotle burrito!

Operating A Drone For Profit Is Illegal Unless You Satisfy Tons Of Govt Rules

Tech | Eric Lieberman
3D illustration of UAV drone with "No Drone Zone" graphic sign. Fictitious UAV, sign artwork, are unique designs. Depicting the restriction of drones. (

‘The big one though, delivery, is definitely getting left out in the cold with these rules.’

Regulations Force Amazon To Take New Technology To Europe

Business | Eric Lieberman
Autonomous drone delivering a package. [Shutterstock - Mopic]

Business opportunities lost

Obama Greenlights Commercial Drones, Expert Says Its Too Little Too Late

Energy | Andrew Follett
3D illustration of UAV drone with "No Drone Zone" graphic sign. Fictitious UAV, sign artwork, are unique designs. Depicting the restriction of drones. (

‘They’re holding back tens of thousands of jobs and billions in economic growth to make sure they don’t get blamed.’

Business Leaders Unsurprisingly Tepid About FAA's New 624-Page Drone Rulebook

Business | Eric Lieberman
An Australia Post drone is pictured during trials of delivering packages from the air in this handout picture taken in Melbourne, Australia, April 15, 2016. REUTERS/Australia Post/Handout via Reuters

Regulators seem to be flying by the seat of their pants