Federal Aviation Administration
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.
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.
California pilots are being asked to make way for the space shuttle Endeavour’s farewell tour.
Van Nuys Airport was awarded an $18.4 million grant for reconstruction, officials announced Friday.
Two miles of sky over the Empire Polo Field will be restricted airspace during the Coachella music festival in Indio next month.
A San Fernando Valley Congressman is attempting to pass legislation that would reduce helicopter noise over residential neighborhoods in Los Angeles.
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.
Authorities say a woman took over the controls of a small airplane when her pilot-husband started having trouble breathing and speaking on a flight from California to Colorado.
The best solution to the problem of sleepy air traffic controllers is more sleeping on the job, scientists say.
Authorities say three people have been killed in the crash of a small plane that plowed into a hillside near the Barstow airport.
The Federal Aviation Administration Sunday said bad weather in Northern California delayed flights from the Southland an average of just over two hours.
A small plane has been reported overdue on a flight from Palm Springs to Chino.
A small plane crashed Sunday near the airport on California’s Santa Catalina Island, sparking a small fire and leaving the three people on board with burn injuries.