FAA Rule Change Restores Student Pilot Birthday SolosThe AOPA says a federal rule change has restored the ability of student pilots to fly solo on their 14th or 16th birthday.
Laser Strikes A Dangerous Trend Pilots Say Happening Far Too OftenMultiple scares in the sky. Laser strikes on passenger jets flying out of New York. Hundreds of lives -- put at risk.
A Guide To CBS' 2015 Pilot Season OrdersThe 2015 pilot season has started, and CBS has already ordered plenty of new dramas and comedies
FBI Launching Nationwide Crackdown On Blinding Laser Light AttacksDanger in the skies. The FBI cracks down on people who shine laser pointers at planes, blinding pilots midair. The agency is offering $10,000 rewards nationwide for anyone who reports a laser attack.
Blinding Trouble: More Pilots Reporting Laser Incidents While FlyingNew data from aviation officials indicates more pilots are reporting seeing bright laser beams while flying.
Authorities Warn Of Penalties Against Laser Pointers Targeting Pilots Flying PlanesLaser pointers shined into the eyes of pilots in the air. The Feds are pushing for stiff new penalties against laser strikes. A WJZ investigation brought the problem to light here in Maryland.
Number Of Laser Pointer Incidents Heads Toward All-Time HighTough new laws to punish those who direct laser pointers at aircraft are failing to stop the dangerous practice.