Co-pilot deliberately crashed plane into Alps, authorities say

...determine why he did it. The Airbus A320 was flying from Barcelona to Duesseldorf when it lost radio contact with air traffic controllers and began dropping from its cruising altitude of 38,000 feet. The prosecutor said Lubitz did not say a word as he set...

Police deploy Tasers to stop Augusta man after eluding for allegedly stealing Wii controllers

An Augusta man was tased twice and arrested Monday after attempting to steal two Nintendo Wii controllers from Wal-Mart.Approximately 5:01 p.m., deputies responded to 3209 Deans Bridge Road, where 35-year-old Dwayne Stanford...

Ross Fisher | The Masters

... Days before one of the biggest tournaments of the year, Ross Fisher knew how to take it slow. He did so with a game controller in hand, two childhood friends by his side and the Tiger Woods PGA Tour 12: The Masters video game on the screen. photos...

Game designers consider future of controller

...demise of the traditional controller. Despite revolutionizing...and used as a traditional controller, Nintendo of America President...franchise Guitar Hero , as controllers have taken the form of gizmos...turntables.But not every mutated controller has been a hit. Gamers didn't...

Business | Technology
Controllers ready spacecraft for Christmas landing on Mars

FRANKFURT, Germany -- Controllers of Europe's first Mars mission...and begin sending a signal to let controllers know it has safely touched down...it will be several hours before controllers get a chance to confirm its landing...

Life & style
Barrow helped air traffic controllers

Air traffic controllers in Augusta and the flying public owe...return the FAA and the air traffic controllers back to the bargaining table. While...impose a contract on our nation's controllers is a safe or smart way to address...

Ground controllers take over new robot arm

...With astronauts standing by like traffic cops, ground controllers nudged a 5-foot, experimental robot arm back and forth...11/2 -foot box and open a small, hinged door. Ground controllers skipped these tests and instead focused on simple movements...

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Ex-traffic controller's suggestions for Augusta's airports

...parallel runways, etc., at Bush Field. I was an air traffic controller, having spent my last two years at Bush Field before retiring...between 11 p.m. and 7 a.m. I was also an air traffic controller in San Juan, Puerto Rico, for 19 years. We had a single...

Opinion columns | Daniel Field
Better aircraft tracking method to be tested in wake of Malaysia plane's disappearance

...Flight 370.The trial will boost the frequency with which planes automatically report their position, allowing air traffic controllers to better track them, Houston said."This is not a silver bullet," he said. "But it is an important step in delivering...

Augusta lawmaker introduces 5 bills

...divorced parent unless a court order forbids it.HB 44 draws from Smith's professional background as a former air-traffic controller. It prohibits flying drones within 5 miles of an airport or higher than 500 feet.The lawmaker said he wants to protect...