Federal aviation administration

08.28.12
US Federal Aviation Administration to re-examine in-flight electronics use
08.28.12

US Federal Aviation Administration to re-examine in-flight electronics use

Chances are good that you'll still need to put your electronic devices away during takeoff and la...

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04.11.12
FAA to expand iPad usage, create app store
04.11.12

FAA to expand iPad usage, create app store

According to a report on aviation website AVweb, the Federal Aviation Administration plans to e...

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03.19.12
FAA to take 'fresh look' at gadget restrictions on flights
03.19.12

FAA to take 'fresh look' at gadget restrictions on flights

The only thing worse than the Terrible 10,000 Feet is the underlying sense that it's all so unneces...

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02.08.12
Congress passes bill giving the FAA $11 billion to get off radar, onto GPS
02.08.12

Congress passes bill giving the FAA $11 billion to get off radar, onto GPS

It took awhile, and the price tag is quite a bit steeper than previously thought (shocking, right?)...

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12.14.11
Reports: American Airlines wins FAA approval for in-cockpit iPads, will launch Friday
12.14.11

Reports: American Airlines wins FAA approval for in-cockpit iPads, will launch Friday

If you fly as an American Airlines premium passenger, you'll get to play with a Galaxy Tab. If...

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03.01.11
iPad gets approval from FAA to replace paper flight charts and maps
03.01.11

iPad gets approval from FAA to replace paper flight charts and maps

The Federal Aviation Administration is moving with the times, it would seem, as it has just granted...

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06.01.10
GPS-based air traffic control system to go live by 2020
06.01.10

GPS-based air traffic control system to go live by 2020

If you've ever watched an investigative journalism show that exposes things you didn't know you had...

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08.26.08
FAA computer glitches causing significant flight delays
08.26.08

FAA computer glitches causing significant flight delays

It's not clear what the exact problem is, but every major airport in the country is currently exper...

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