Researchers at the University of Colorado received some good news on Wednesday, the FAA gave them permission to fly drones over the portion of the nation known as “tornado alley.”
The Federal Aviation Administration bans the commercial use of drones but the high-flying devices are so popular with hobbyists, they are becoming a threat to airplanes.
The FAA has grounded more than 300 Enstrom helicopters nationwide until they can be inspected for possible cracks like the one that may have caused a crash last month that killed two people in Erie.
An incident this week in which a drone crashed on the lawn of the White House is an example of why unmanned aerial vehicles need to be regulated, according to some Colorado lawmakers.
The Kansas Highway Patrol says a pilot escaped injury when a freight plane crashed in northwest Kansas.
One person is dead after a small plane crashed in an Adams County farm field.
Teams were searching northern New Mexico and southwestern Colorado on Tuesday for a missing single-engine plane with two people aboard.
Two people aboard a helicopter-like aircraft were killed when it crashed into a river in western Colorado, but no one on the ground was injured, authorities said Sunday.
The Daily Sentinel in Grand Junction reports that authorities say at least two people were aboard a helicopter that crashed about 6:10 p.m. Saturday into the Colorado River near Loma.
The inventor of a plastic gadget that prevents airline seats from reclining fired back at critics Tuesday.