Federal Aviation Administration

High-Altitude Drone Flight Prompts FAA Warning At AirportAn Alabama man said Wednesday that he is keeping his drone aircraft closer to the ground after a high-altitude flight prompted a warning to pilots at Birmingham's airport.
FAA: Traffic Controller Gave Delta Flight Crew Conflicting OrdersNo one on board Delta Airlines Flight 630 was hurt after a communications mixup at Hartsfield-Jackson.
NTSB: No Distress Call From Plane Before Crash Authorities investigating a deadly air crash say the small plane had descended from its cruising altitude before radar and radio contact was lost.
Official: Spirit Jet Had 'Uncontained' Engine FailureAn engine on an Atlanta-bound Spirit Airlines jet where passengers said they heard an explosion and saw flames sustained an especially serious type of failure, a National Transportation Safety Board official said.
2 Dead After UPS Cargo Plane Crashes, Explodes Near Birmingham AirportA large UPS cargo plane crashed early Wednesday near an airport in Birmingham, Ala.
Furloughs Could Cause Travel Delays At Atlanta