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KNX Report: LAX Security Beefed Up After Nationwide Threat To Airports

For their part, LAX Police said they did not receive “a credible threat.”

04/24/2015

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FAA Gives Amazon ‘Experimental Airworthiness Certificate’ To Test Drones

On Thursday, the FAA issued an experimental airworthiness certificate to the company’s unmanned aircraft design, which will be used for research, development and crew training.

03/20/2015

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Investigation Continues Into Harrison Ford Plane Crash As Actor Recovers

The wreckage of Harrison Ford’s vintage plane was moved from a Venice golf course Thursday to a nearby hanger for a joint FAA and NTSB investigation into the crash of the single-engine aircraft.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/06/2015

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Pilot Suffers Minor Injuries After Small Plane Goes Down In Mentone

A pilot suffered minor injuries Tuesday after his plane went down in San Bernardino County.

03/03/2015

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FAA’s New Proposal On Commercial Drone Use Draws Mixed Reviews

The proposal arrives as companies such as Amazon continue to develop a drone delivery system and smaller businesses, in industries like filmmaking and real estate, hope to give their projects an aerial view.

02/16/2015

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FAA Reveals Proposals For New Regulations On Commercial Drone Use

The Federal Aviation Administration has revealed new proposals for regulations supporting the commercial use of small drones.

02/15/2015

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Near Miss At LAX May Spark Tighter Regulations On Drone Use

Some in the aviation community are calling for tighter laws and regulations after a potentially hazardous event was avoided at LAX involving a commercial flight and a drone.

02/10/2015

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Officials Investigate What Caused Small Plane To Make Emergency Landing In OC

Around 10:00 a.m. Saturday, officials were notified the plane started having mechanical trouble.

CBS Los Angeles–01/18/2015

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NTSB Points To Battery Defect In Boeing 787 Fire

A short circuit likely due to a manufacturing defect in a Boeing 787 airliner battery caused a fire last year that grounded the planes for more than three months, federal accident investigators said Monday.

12/01/2014

EDWARDS< CALIF - NASA Project Manager Mark Skoog, chief engineer of the Auto-GCAS project, shares a simulated display of the Ground Collision Avoidance System with attendees of the FlyNASA Social at Armstrong Flight Research Center at Edwards Air Force Base, California. (credit: Matt Kamlet)

NASA’s Innovative Ground Collision Avoidance System Could Save Hundreds Every Year

Most air travelers don’t know it, but NASA is with you when you fly.

11/21/2014

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Point Mugu Plane Crash Under Investigation By FAA, NTSB

The plane crash that killed a seasoned military pilot near Port Hueneme was under investigation Thursday by the NTSB and the FAA, officials said.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/30/2014

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Fire At FAA Facility In Chicago Delays, Cancels Several Local Flights

A fire at an FAA radar facility near Chicago Friday forced the cancellation or delay of several LA area flights.

09/26/2014

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Drone For Moviemaking Win FAA Approval

The FAA is expected to announce Thursday that it is granting permits to seven movie and television production companies to fly drones, an important step toward greater use of the technology by commercial operators.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/25/2014

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FAA To Create Public Complaint System For Helicopter Noise

For the first time ever, federal regulators are expected to respond directly to public complaints about helicopter noise throughout Los Angeles County.

09/22/2014

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$10M Grant Given To Soundproof Inglewood Homes From LAX Noise

The roar of planes coming in and out of Los Angeles International Airport may become more of a dull rumble for Inglewood residents now that the city has received federal money to soundproof homes.

09/11/2014

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