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Federal safety officials on Tueseday blamed the helicopter crash that killed Kobe Bryant and eight others on board last year on the pilot’s poor decision to fly into thick clouds, where he became disoriented and plunged the aircraft into a Southern California hillside.
In the year since the helicopter carrying Kobe Bryant crashed into a hillside on a foggy morning, killing all nine aboard, there’s been plenty of finger-pointing over the cause of the tragedy.
Pullman-Moscow Regional Airport has been awarded a $951,779 federal grant to help fund construction of a new terminal building, according to an announcement Thursday by the U.S. Department of Transportation.
BOISE – U.S. officials say the nose landing gear on some aircraft built in Idaho and flown all over the world could fail and cause the 10-seat aircraft to overturn on landings or takeoffs.
Several small area airports, from Wilbur to Bonners Ferry, will receive federal grants for upgrades, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation.
Federal safety investigators bypassed aviation regulators on Tuesday and urged leading helicopter manufacturers to install so-called black boxes that would help determine the cause of crashes such as the one that killed former NBA star Kobe Bryant.
Federal safety regulators are outlining planned changes in how they approve new passenger airplanes after two crashes involving a Boeing model.
Spokane County is considering suing a man who lives in the Painted Hills neighborhood, south of Spokane Valley, for having an active helipad in a residential neighborhood.
Southwest Airlines continues to fly airplanes with safety concerns while federal officials do a poor job overseeing the airline, a government watchdog said Tuesday.
Federal investigators say wreckage from the helicopter that crashed last month, killing Kobe Bryant, his daughter and seven others, did not show any evidence of engine failure
Boeing has found a new problem with changes it is making to software on the 737 Max 8, but the company says the issue will not further delay the grounded jet’s return to flight.
Boeing faces a growing checklist of items it could be forced to fix before federal safety officials let the grounded 737 Max airliner fly again.
All but the smallest civilian drones would have to broadcast radio tracking data to ensure greater safety and prevent terrorism under a sweeping proposal unveiled by U.S. regulators Thursday.
A new batch of messages between Boeing Co. employees on the development of the 737 Max paints a "very disturbing picture" of concerns about the plane, according to an aide to a House committee.
A city in Washington state has won a lawsuit against the Federal Aviation Administration aimed at forcing the redrawing of a flight path at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport.
After the first crash of a Boeing 737 Max last year, federal safety officials estimated that there could be 15 more fatal crashes of the Max over the next few decades if Boeing didn’t fix a critical automated flight-control system.
Safety regulators want to fine Boeing $3.9 million, saying that the company installed wing parts on 133 planes even though it knew the parts were faulty.
Federal safety regulators say they’ll keep full control over approving each new Boeing 737 Max built since the planes were grounded in March.
Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg faced tough questioning from senators Tuesday about two crashes of 737 Max jets and whether the company concealed information about a critical flight system from regulators.
FAA chief Steve Dickson on Friday demanded an explanation from Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg, including why the company delayed several months before telling FAA about the messages.