Aviation

Uber Unveils Personal Airplane Design and Plans Tests in 2020

The electric plane will be able to take off and land vertically, and Uber hopes to have a fleet of 50 ready for testing in Dallas and Dubai by 2020.

Tom Brant

You Can Now Get a College Minor in Drone Aviation

Dowling College School of Aviation's new drone aviation course prepares pilots to get a job piloting the vehicles.

How This Private-Aviation Training Agency Takes Service to New Heights

SkyAngels is out to make the skies a bit friendlier for flyers.

Private Aviation Company Wheels Up Raises $115M to Fuel App, Expansion

The company, founded by serial entrepreneur Kenny Dichter, is bringing a membership model to flying.

Ray Hennessey

Solar-Powered Plane Halts Its Around-the-World Journey Due to Battery Problems

The Solar Impulse 2 will continue its 12-leg journey in April of next year.

Game of Drones: As U.S. Dithers on Regulations, Rivals Get a Head Start

It's likely to be a year or more before the FAA's regulations are in place - good news for companies operating outside the U.S.

Reuters

Industry Lobbyists Take Aim at Proposed FAA Drone Rules

Businesses hoping to capitalize on the commercial potential of drones are preparing to push back against proposed regulations that would strictly limit how the aircraft can be used.

Reuters

Draft Rules on Commercial Drones Keep Some Limits on Use

The U.S. aviation regulator proposed rules for commercial drone flights that would lift some restrictions but would still bar other activities.

Reuters

FAA Grants More Exemptions for Commercial Use of Drones

The news comes as the industry eagerly awaits new agency rules on the remote-controlled aircraft.

Reuters

For Commercial Drones, the Biggest Questions Remain Unanswered

A legal victory by the FAA and new rumors about pending drone rules bring some clarity to the commercial drone industry, much of it unwelcome.

Clay Dillow