Undaunted after losing out on a federal drone-testing contract, proponents of the unmanned-aircraft industry in Southern Arizona are launching a private drone-testing site in Sierra Vista.
PHOENIX — Arizona's bid to become a test site for unmanned drones was rejected Monday as federal officials picked six other proposals.
PHOENIX — Two small planes collided and then crashed in the desert north of Phoenix on Friday, killing three people and injuring two, authorities said.
WASHINGTON - The Federal Aviation Administration will keep open for now the 149 control towers at small airports - including Ryan Airfield in the Tucson area - that were slated to close as the result of governmentwide automatic spending cuts imposed by Congress, the Transportation Department…
WASHINGTON — Under growing pressure, the Obama administration signaled Wednesday it might accept legislation eliminating Federal Aviation Administration furloughs blamed for lengthy delays affecting airline passengers, while leaving the rest of $85 billion in across-the-board spending cuts i…
NEW YORK — It was a tough start to the week for many air travelers. Flight delays piled up all along the East Coast Monday as thousands of air traffic controllers were forced to take an unpaid day off because of federal budget cuts.
WASHINGTON - The closure of control towers at Tucson's Ryan Airfield and 148 other small airports, due to begin this weekend because of governmentwide spending cuts, are being delayed until mid-June, federal regulators announced Friday.
The closure of control towers at Tucson’s Ryan Airfield and 148 other small airports, due to begin this weekend because of government-wide spending cuts, are being delayed until June 15, federal regulators announced today.
Tucson's Ryan Airfield and three other small Arizona airports remain on a list of small airports that face closure of their contractor-operated air-traffic control towers April 7, as part of automatic federal budget cuts expected to start kicking in next week.
Tucson’s Ryan Airfield and three other Arizona airports remain on a list of small airports that face closure of their contractor-operated air-traffic control towers April 7 as part of automatic federal budget cuts expected to start kicking in next week.
Tucson's Ryan Airfield faces closure of its contract air-traffic control tower in early April - unless it can make a good case to keep it open.
The Ryan Airfield control tower is on a U.S. list of 200 contract control-towers that could be closed if the federal government needs to reduce its expenditures under sequestration.
The possible closure of the air-traffic control tower at Tucson's Ryan Airfield under federal sequestration cuts would compromise safety at the small airport, local aviation officials say.
The federal government grounded Boeing's newest and most technologically advanced jetliner Wednesday, declaring that the 787 cannot fly again until the risk of battery fires is addressed.
Tucson's main airport plans to make a cool statement about solar energy. Over the next couple of years, Tucson International Airport plans to install a solar-powered canopy over the entire main terminal parking lot, with the help of federal and state grants.
The Federal Aviation Administration has awarded a $19.5 million grant to the Tucson Airport Authority to fund the first phase of design and reconstruction of the main terminal apron at Tucson International Airport.