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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.

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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.

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Pilot Has Trouble Breathing, Wife Takes Over Plane From San Bernardino

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.


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Should Air Traffic Controllers Be Getting MORE Sleep On The Job?

The best solution to the problem of sleepy air traffic controllers is more sleeping on the job, scientists say.


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3 Killed In Small Plane Crash Near Barstow Airport

Authorities say three people have been killed in the crash of a small plane that plowed into a hillside near the Barstow airport.


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Bad Weather Up North Delays Flights From Southland

The Federal Aviation Administration Sunday said bad weather in Northern California delayed flights from the Southland an average of just over two hours.



Small Plane Goes Missing Between Palm Springs, Chino

A small plane has been reported overdue on a flight from Palm Springs to Chino.


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3 Burned As Cessna Crashes Near Catalina Airport

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.