One step closer to integrating drones into the National Airspace System

NASA’s remotely-piloted Ikhana aircraft, based at the agency’s Armstrong Flight Research Center in Edwards, California, successfully flew its first mission in the National Airspace System without a safety chase aircraft on June 12, 2018. This historic flight moves the United States one step closer to normalizing unmanned aircraft operations in the airspace used by commercial […]

Researcher explores lost Tuskegee Airman’s aircraft

DAYTONA BEACH, Florida ­— Finding an aircraft wing, machine guns, cannon balls, shackles, a cock pit door and other artifacts from a crashed Tuskegee Airman’s aircraft in the cold waters of Lake Huron may not sound as glamorous as treasure hunting for gold or silver. But Erik Denson said the treasures he finds while diving […]