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Pilot dies in small plane crash near North Carolina airport

Authorities say the pilot of a small plane was killed when the aircraft went down in a field near a North Carolina airport.

Drone operators challenge surveyors’ turf in mapping dispute

Here's another industry being disrupted by technology: Licensed surveyors are objecting to maps that combine drone images with property lines.

FAA grounds certain planes after engine failure over Denver

The order applies to airplanes equipped with certain Pratt & Whitney engines, which are used solely on Boeing 777s.

Georgia city seeks grant to start flights to North Carolina

Officials in a south Georgia city have applied for a federal grant that could be used to start flights to North Carolina.

FAA clears Boeing 737 Max to fly again

The nation’s air safety agency announced the move early Wednesday, saying it was done after a comprehensive and methodical 20-month review process.

CDC: ‘Strong recommendation’ but no rule for masks on planes

The CDC is strongly recommending that passengers on planes, trains and buses wear masks, but it's still stopping short of requiring face coverings to prevent spreading COVID-19.

Veterinarian, wife die in plane crash near Raleigh airport

Authorities say they've found wreckage during a search for a small plane that disappeared near a busy North Carolina airport.

North Carolina airport: Radar contact lost with small plane

Radar contact was lost with a small plane approaching the Raleigh-Durham International Airport in North Carolina Sunday evening, and airport operations were temporarily interrupted while fire and rescue units rushed to the nearby area, authorities said.

UPS gets government approval to become a drone airline

UPS says it has won government approval to run a drone airline, a first for a U.S. company, and it plans to expand deliveries on hospital campuses and eventually other industries.

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Carolina Beach boardwalk amusement rides have officially opened to the public

The amusement rides on the Carolina Beach boardwalk are officially up and running for the summer season.

Debris left behind from devastating fire at Paradise Cove Condominiums is being torn down

More than 2 months have passed and today the debris left behind is finally being torn down.

UNCW program hopes to connect Wilmington residents with international students

UNCW is looking to connect its international students with local residents, in an effort to add more comfort to the college experience.

World’s largest swim lesson helps keep kids afloat

As we dive into summer, are area children ready for fun in the sun? With the help of the Nir Family YMCA, they will be. The YMCA partnered with Waves of Wilmington swim team to offer kids across New Hanover County free swim lessons.