Boeing 787 Dreamliner Fire Investigation Blames Pretty Much Everybody

The Wall Street Journal reports that on Monday the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) officially released its report on the mysterious battery fires that grounded Boeing's 787 Dreamliner fleet last year. And while they didn't identify what caused the actual short circuit, the NTSB puts the blame on a series… » 12/02/14 8:41am 12/02/14 8:41am

New Ruling Means Commercial Drones Are Finally Legal… Sort Of

An Earth-shaking piece of news hit the drone community on Thursday night. A National Transportation Safety Board judge dismissed a fine that the Federal Aviation Administration had levied against the pilot of a commercial drone. The FAA has no legal authority over small aircraft, the judge said. » 3/07/14 12:20pm 3/07/14 12:20pm

Overhauled Boeing 787 Dreamliner Officially Cleared for Take Off by the…

Nearly four months after grounding the Dreamliner because its battery exploded into flames on the tarmac in Boston, the FAA has cleared the maligned Boeing 787 for commercial flights. The plane will be permitted to fly up to 180 minutes from its point of departure—the same clearance it had before. » 4/19/13 3:05pm 4/19/13 3:05pm

Death Toll Rises to 26 in LA Train Crash: Engineer May Have Been Text…

The NTSB is currently investigating whether or not text messaging » 9/15/08 7:00pm 9/15/08 7:00pm may have played a part in the tragic head-on Metrolink train collision last Friday in LA that has claimed 26 lives. So far, they have confirmed that the engineer, who was among those killed, failed to stop at the final red signal. However, two teens…