FAA Investigating Clinton Man's Gun-Firing DroneAn 18-year-old Connecticut man may be in trouble with federal aviation officials after posting a video online that shows shots being fired from a drone that had been rigged with a handgun.
Tips On Packing Lightly For VacationFor the first-time traveler hoping to avoid baggage fees to the experienced globetrotter, the following 10 tips will help teach you how to pack more efficiently and maybe even more safely.
Drone Technology Ahead Of RegulationsThe FAA is developing new rules as the technology makes drones far more versatile, but for now operators can run afoul of regulations by using them for commercial purposes. A recent case in Hartford highlighted the situation.
Hartford Drone Use Highlights Questions For JournalistsAs police responded to a deadly Hartford car crash, they noticed an increasingly familiar sight: a remote-controlled aircraft, equipped with a video camera, hovering over the wreckage.
Federal Shutdown Concerns Aviation Safety SpecialistsAviation safety specialists are voicing their concerns about the impact of the partial federal government shutdown, despite a decision by the Federal Aviation Administration to recall some furloughed engineers, inspectors and safety staff.
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Confirmation That Airport Towers Will Remain OpenOfficial word comes from the Federal Department of Transportation this afternoon that six regional airport towers in Connecticut -- along with 143 others around the country -- will remain open, despite federal funds sequestration.
Report: Smaller Airport Towers Will Remain OpenTransportation Secretary Ray LaHood has assured lawmakers the Obama administration will prevent the closure of 149 small airport towers -- sox of them in Connecticut -- as a result of legislation passed by Congress, according to officials involved in negotiations on the bill.

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