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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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Small Plane Makes Emergency Landing In Brea Landfill After Losing Power

The pilot of a small plane with engine problems made an emergency landing Monday at a landfill in the Brea area.

09/08/2014

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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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