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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.

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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

Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) similar to the one pictured above are expected to become more commonplace in American skies over the next several years. (Photo credit: CBS)

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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Drift In Magnetic North Spurs Runway Updates At John Wayne Airport

John Wayne Airport is set to become the first airport in Southern California to re-number its runways in response to Earth’s changing magnetic field.

11/21/2013

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City Of Santa Monica Sues U.S., FAA For Control Of Airport Land

In a suit filed today against the U.S. government and the FAA, Santa Monica is asking a court to give it clear title.

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A twin-engine Cessna crashed into a hangar at Santa Monica Airport after landing. (credit: Valerie Vanderwest/UGC)

Deadly Crash Reported At Santa Monica Airport After Cessna Goes Off Runway

A twin-engine Cessna Citation went off the runway and crashed at Santa Monica Airport Sunday evening.

09/29/2013

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FAA: Boeing 777 Crashes On Landing In San Francisco

An Asiana Airlines Boeing 777 crashed at San Francisco International Airport just before noon Saturday, according to the Federal Aviation Administration.

07/06/2013

A large jet slammed into a hangar at Chino Airport Thursday night. (credit: CBS)

Private Jet Crashes Into Hangar At Chino Airport

A small jet plane crashed into a hangar at the Chino Airport just before 6:30 Thursday evening.

06/13/2013

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FAA To Hear From Helicopter Pilots, Residents On Noise Pollution

A Southland lawmaker will hold a public hearing Monday night to discuss a recent government report on helicopter noise across Los Angeles County.

06/10/2013

LOS ANGELES, CA - MARCH 22:  A plane passes the Whiteman Airport control tower as it takes off on March 22, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. The control tower at Whiteman Airport is scheduled to close starting April 7 under the Federal Aviation Administration's forced spending cuts. According to FAA 149 federal control towrs nationwide are expected to close within a four week period among them five control towers in Southern California, Whiteman Airport in the Pacoima section of Los Angeles, Fullerton Municipal Airport, Riverside Municipal Airport, Brown Field and Ramona Airports in San Diego County.  (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

FAA: Control Towers At Small Airports To Remain Open

Airport traffic control towers in Riverside will remain operational, after being targeted for closure because of federal budget cuts.

05/10/2013

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