Federal Aviation Administration

Inglewood Gets $8M Grant To Soundproof 200 HomesCongresswoman Maxine Waters says an $8 million federal grant has been awarded to the city of Inglewood to soundproof about 200 buildings in the flight path at Los Angeles International Airport.
LAX Leads The Country In Close Calls Between Drones and AirplanesLos Angeles International Airport is the second busiest airport in the country. But it is second to none in close calls with drones.
FAA Gives Amazon 'Experimental Airworthiness Certificate' To Test DronesOn 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.
FAA's New Proposal On Commercial Drone Use Draws Mixed ReviewsThe 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.
$10M Grant Given To Soundproof Inglewood Homes From LAX NoiseThe 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.
Simi Valley Company First To Get FAA Approval For Commercial Drone Flights Over LandThe FAA has granted a Southern California company the first permission for commercial drone flights over land.
United Flight Diverts To LA With Engine ProblemA Federal Aviation Administration spokesman says a United Airlines flight from San Francisco to San Diego diverted to Los Angeles International Airport because of an engine issue.
LA-Honolulu Flight Returns After Trouble Report An American Airlines flight from Los Angeles International Airport to Honolulu has landed safely back at LA after reporting engine trouble.
Small Plane That Lost Wheel Lands Safely In El MonteA small plane that lost its nose wheel in flight has landed safely at a Southern California airport.
City Of Santa Monica, FAA At Odds Over AirportThe city of Santa Monica and the Federal Aviation Administration are still at odds over the Santa Monica Airport.
Wreckage Cleared After Small Plane Crash In Pacoima Parking LotThe Cessna single-engine 172 went down Sunday afternoon in the 10300 block of N. San Fernando Road, just across the street from Whiteman Airport.
City Of Santa Monica Sues U.S., FAA For Control Of Airport LandIn a suit filed today against the U.S. government and the FAA, Santa Monica is asking a court to give it clear title.