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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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Passengers Say Bathroom Breakdown Caused Virgin Australia Flight To Turn Back

Some passengers on-board a transpacific flight from Los Angeles International Airport to Sydney say they endured a bathroom breakdown this weekend.

11/04/2014

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LAX Flight Grounded After Passenger Discovers ‘Al Quida’ Wi-Fi Hotspot

A cross-Atlantic flight was grounded over a poorly-named Wi-Fi hotspot.

10/27/2014

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Officials: ‘No Expectation Of Ebola’ Found At Chula Vista College Campus

San Diego college officials Thursday said there was no threat or indication that a student had Ebola after a portion of the school was cordoned off.

10/16/2014

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Virgin America Flight Bound For LAX Makes Emergency Landing In Omaha

A Virgin America flight bound from Boston to Los Angeles was diverted Monday morning after a mid-air scare.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/22/2014

An emergency slide inadvertently opened inside a plane headed to John Wayne Sunday evening. (credit: KWCH.com)

Plane Headed To John Wayne Airport Diverted To Wichita After Emergency Slide Opens Inside Plane

The plane, with 100 passengers on board, left Chicago at 8:36 p.m.

06/29/2014

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Report: Amy Adams Gives Soldier Her First-Class Seat On Flight To LAX

Actress Amy Adams reportedly gave her first-class seat on a plane to a U.S. soldier earlier this week.

CBS Los Angeles–06/27/2014

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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

AIRPORT

Passengers Describe Scary Ordeal As Plane Makes Emergency Landing At LAX

A United Airlines 757 returned to Los Angeles International Airport after departing on Saturday possibly due to a mechanical issue.

05/10/2014

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Some Scientists Believe Air Turbulence Will Get Worse Over Next Few Years

Some scientists believe air turbulence will get worse over the next few years.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/01/2014

AIRPORT

Korean Air A380 Hits 2 Light Poles At LAX

The Korean Air flight arrived from Seoul on Wednesday afternoon with 384 people aboard and an airport operations vehicle misguided the jet, which caused the incident, said airline spokeswoman Penny Pfaelzer.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/17/2014

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Possible Debris From Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 Spotted

Four military search planes were dispatched Thursday to try to determine whether two large objects bobbing in a remote part of the Indian Ocean were part of a possible debris field from the missing Malaysia Airlines flight.

03/20/2014

U.S. Navy Blue Angels F/A-18 Hornets  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

KCAL9 Reporter Goes ‘Top Gun’ For The Day As Member Of Blue Angels

Some of the world’s finest aircraft is set to take over the skies above the Antelope Valley this weekend.

03/19/2014

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Passengers Stranded Overnight After Qantas Jets Collide At LAX

A canceled flight left about 600 passengers stranded at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) overnight early Friday after two Qantas aircraft collided, airline officials said.

02/28/2014

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LAX To Oakland Flight Lands After Smoke Fills Cabin

A flight that originated from LAX was evacuated in Oakland Wednesday night after the plane’s cabin filled with smoke.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/27/2014

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