civil aviation

New technology enables plane to land itself

Last summer in Australia, a man taking flying lessons for the first time was forced to land a small aircraft when his instructor passed out at the controls. Everyone was okay, but it was a harrowing incident that might have been avoided had the airplane been able to land on its own.

Pete Buttigieg makes inroads with Obama's elite bundlers

Former Vice President Joe Biden drew dozens of Barack Obama's fundraisers to his presidential bid during the April-to-June fundraising quarter, but his rivals -- led by South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg -- also are capturing some of those elite bundlers, a CNN analysis of new 2020 campaign f

Family of 4 among 10 killed in Texas private plane crash

At least one of the crew members of a plane that crashed into an airplane hangar in Texas over the weekend and killed all 10 aboard spoke of an engine problem seconds before a cockpit voice recording ends, a federal official said Tuesday.

10 dead in private plane crash at airport north of Dallas

The Federal Aviation Administration will begin its own investigation of a deadly plane crash at an airport in Addison, Texas, after a private plane plowed into a hangar Sunday killing all 10 people aboard, the FAA said in a statement.