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FAA Lifts Ban On U.S. Flights To Israel

The Federal Aviation Administration has lifted its ban on U.S. flights to Israel, which it had imposed out of concern over the risk of planes being hit by Hamas rockets.

07/23/2014

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FAA: Flight Ban Extended For All US Flights To Tel Aviv

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Wednesday extended an existing flight ban for up to an additional 24 hours prohibiting all U.S. airlines from flying to Israel.

CBS Los Angeles–07/23/2014

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FAA: All US Airlines Flights To Tel Aviv Prohibited For 24 Hours Over Missile Fear

The Federal Aviation Administration Tuesday prohibited all U.S. airlines from flying to Israel for 24 hours after a rocket landed near Tel Aviv’s Ben Gurion Airport.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/22/2014

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Pilot Bound For LA Reports Eye Injury As Laser Strikes From Ground Increase

The captain of a US Airways flight approaching LA from Phoenix suffered an eye injury from a laser strike early Wednesday morning.

CBS Los Angeles–06/19/2014

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Simi Valley Company First To Get FAA Approval For Commercial Drone Flights Over Land

The FAA has granted a Southern California company the first permission for commercial drone flights over land.

06/13/2014

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U-2 Spy Plane Behind FAA Ground Stop At SoCal Airports

A U-2 spy plane may have been the cause of a 90-minute ground stop on all flights departing from three Southern California airports last week, according to reports.

05/05/2014

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Flights In And Out Of Southland Resume After 90-Minute FAA Computer Problem

A Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) computer glitch caused the grounding of flights in and out of the Southern California for about 90 minutes Wednesday afternoon.

CBS Los Angeles–04/30/2014

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Pilot, Passenger Survive Glider Crash In Wrightwood Area

The glider came down in a remote mountainous area, officials said.

03/15/2014

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Tips On Packing Lightly For Vacation

Use the following 10 tips to help you learn how to pack more efficiently and travel safely.

02/25/2014

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Effort To Ban Weaponization Of Drones Advances To Calif. Senate

The state of California is on the verge of enacting some of the strictest standards in the nation concerning the use of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), thanks in part to the efforts of two Southern California lawmakers.

01/30/2014

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Small Plane That Lost Wheel Lands Safely In El Monte

A small plane that lost its nose wheel in flight has landed safely at a Southern California airport.

01/29/2014

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FAA: Colby Fire Smoke Not Affecting Air Traffic

The huge smoke plume from a fire burning above foothill suburbs has spread across greater Los Angeles and out to sea, but the Federal Aviation Administration says it is not affecting air traffic.

01/16/2014

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City Of Santa Monica, FAA At Odds Over Airport

The city of Santa Monica and the Federal Aviation Administration are still at odds over the Santa Monica Airport.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/10/2014

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2 Rescued From Water After Small Plane Crashes In Ocean Near Catalina

A pilot and a passenger were rescued after a small plane crashed in the ocean near Catalina Island Saturday.

01/04/2014

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SoCal Left Off FAA List Of Drone Testing Sites

County officials from Southern California voiced disappointment after the FAA announced Monday the selection of nine states to host research sites for drone testing.

12/30/2013

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