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The aerial training exercise will feature the use of C-130 military aircraft to prepare for the upcoming wildfire season. (Photo credit:  STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

C-130 Air Tankers Take Part In Aerial Firefighting Drills Near Channel Islands

Pilots and flight crews are conducting aerial training exercises in Ventura County in preparation for what officials fear could be a dangerous wildfire season.

04/09/2014

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Malaysia Airlines Loses Contact With Plane En Route To Beijing With 239 Aboard

A Malaysia Airlines flight carrying 239 people en route from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing is missing, the airline confirmed.

03/07/2014

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Calif. Analysts Doubt Highway Patrol Aircraft Need

The recommendation came Thursday from the nonpartisan Legislative Analyst’s Office, which in its review of Gov. Jerry Brown’s 2014-15 transportation budget proposal questioned the CHP’s need for a fleet that size.

03/06/2014

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FBI Highlights Risks Posed By Laser Strikes Targeting Aircraft

Local and federal law enforcement agencies Tuesday offered up to $10,000 in reward money for information on anyone who aims a laser pointer at the cockpits of incoming airliners.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/11/2014

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Small Plane Hits Building, Crashes In Used Car Lot In Pacoima

Authorities say a small plane crashed in a used car lot not far from Whiteman Airport in Pacoima.

12/29/2013

Two Super Scooper fire fighting planes are seen parked at Van Nuys airport. (credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

New Water-Dropping Aircraft Go Into Service In Preparation For 2013 Fire Season

The Los Angeles County Fire Department Monday unveiled several new aircraft resources that will aide in the upcoming fire season.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–08/26/2013

Two Super Scooper fire fighting planes are seen parked at Van Nuys airport. (credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

‘Super Scoopers’ Firefighting Aircraft Arrive From Canada

Two Bombardier 415 Super Scoopers and an Erickson S-64 Air-Crane Helitanker are on lease from Quebec to bolster Los Angeles County Fire Department’s efforts against wildfires.

08/15/2013

This small plane crash-landed on the Cal State Northridge soccer field Sunday afternoon. The pilot and passenger had minor to moderate injuries. (credit: CBS)

Couple Injured After Small Plane Crash-Lands On CSUN Soccer Field

A small aircraft reportedly attempting an emergency landing Sunday crashed in Northridge.

11/25/2012

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Woman Accused Of Pointing Laser At Police Patrol Car, Aircraft

A 32-year-old woman was arrested late Friday evening for allegedly aiming a laser at a police patrol vehicle and then a sheriff’s helicopter in the city of San Jacinto, authorities said.

11/03/2012

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FAA Tells Calif. Pilots To Make Way For Endeavour

California pilots are being asked to make way for the space shuttle Endeavour’s farewell tour.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/20/2012

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Cal Fire Debuts Plane-Mounted Infrared Camera To ‘See’ Through Smoke

Firefighters in Southern California now have an “eye in the sky” to help them battle wildfires.

09/19/2012

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Report Finds Bird Strike Caused Deadly Marine Helicopter Crash

An investigation has uncovered the cause of a deadly helicopter crash at Camp Pendleton last year.

05/17/2012

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Man Arrested In NoHo For Allegedly Pointing Laser At Aircrafts

A man was placed under arrest in North Hollywood Thursday after police say he pointed a laser at aircrafts.

03/30/2012

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Free Tours Of USS Abraham Lincoln To Resume Saturday

The U.S.S. Abraham Lincoln is the first aircraft carrier to be docked in the Port of Los Angeles in more than 20 years.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/29/2011

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Budget Cuts Force Cal Fire To Cancel Deal For DC-10 Supertanker

California is about to lose one of its most effective firefighting weapons to state budget cuts.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–07/07/2011

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