Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos made a surprise announcement during a segment on 60 Minutes Sunday, saying the company is hoping to deploy drone delivery for items under 5 pounds within 4-5 years. Before the service, dubbed PrimeAir, can take off, however, Amazon first needs to secure FAA approval.
President tells reporters he can still do stuff. Except when he can’t.
The FAA has taken its time allowing the use of drones in filmmaking. Meanwhile, people are dying trying to get the perfect shot.
Costing the United States $30 million a day, furloughing 4,000 workers and eliminating 70,000 jobs, Republicans have essentially shut down the Federal Aviation Administration because they don’t want to make it easier for its employees to unionize. Not to mention handicapping critical safety and oversight for millions of American’s flying through the air in giant metal tubes propelled by explosive fluid.
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A group of strippers and their (we assume) mustachioed bosses are under attack from the FAA for blinding pilots with a ginormous spotlight — and sexiness, of course.
The FAA released all that bird strike data they’ve been keeping for the last thirty years, and it’s searchable. Did you know, for instance, that between 1990 and 2008 there were a total of 18 “domestic cat” bird-strikes?!
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