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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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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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United Flight Diverts To LA With Engine Problem

A 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.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/23/2014

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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.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/21/2014

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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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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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Wreckage Cleared After Small Plane Crash In Pacoima Parking Lot

The Cessna single-engine 172 went down Sunday afternoon in the 10300 block of N. San Fernando Road, just across the street from Whiteman Airport.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/30/2013

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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.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/31/2013

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Aviation Investigators Receive Training In Los Angeles

Many aviation investigators take part in the analysis and prevention of plane crashes. A large number of them use knowledge and skills taught through training here in Los Angeles.

03/05/2013

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FAA Grounds Boeing’s Dreamliner Jets Until Battery Fire Risk Addressed

The federal government grounded Boeing’s newest and most technologically advanced jetliner Wednesday, declaring that U.S. airlines cannot fly the 787 again until the risk of battery fires is addressed.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/16/2013

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FAA Tells Calif. Pilots To Make Way For Endeavour

California pilots are being asked to make way for the space shuttle Endeavour’s farewell tour.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/20/2012

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Van Nuys Airport Awarded Grant To Re-Do Main Runway

Van Nuys Airport was awarded an $18.4 million grant for reconstruction, officials announced Friday.

CBS Los Angeles–09/07/2012

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Coachella Airspace Will Be Restricted After 2008 Pro-Obama Confetti Drop

Two miles of sky over the Empire Polo Field will be restricted airspace during the Coachella music festival in Indio next month.

03/19/2012

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Valley Congressman Tries To Limit Helicopter Noise With Bill

A San Fernando Valley Congressman is attempting to pass legislation that would reduce helicopter noise over residential neighborhoods in Los Angeles.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–10/27/2011

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Some LAX Flights Allowed To Leave Life Rafts Behind

Rachel Abbott recently flew Southwest Airlines to San Francisco. Even though she took off from LAX over the Pacific, there were no life rafts on board, because the FAA does not require them.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/21/2011

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