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Take A Ride In World’s Only Flying B-29 Superfortress, Other WWII Planes On Display In Camarillo

Bob Jones slid into the seat on a massive B-29 Superfortress and he was thrown back into memories of the war.

03/06/2015

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Southwest Grounds 128 Planes Nationwide Over Missed Inspections, 6 Local Flights Affected

Southwest Airlines Wednesday grounded 20 percent of its fleet, including six flights at Southland airports, after dozens of planes missed inspections.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/25/2015

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Southwest Grounding Nearly One-Fifth Of Its Fleet Over Missed Inspections

Southwest Airlines says it has grounded 128 planes after failing to inspect backup hydraulic systems used to control the rudder if the main system fails.

02/24/2015

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Obama’s Weekend Southland Visit Prompts Temporary Flight Restrictions

President Barack Obama’s weekend visit to the Southland will have an impact on airspace.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/11/2014

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This App Will Plan Your Entire Trip

Instead of spending hours tabbing through travel sites, hit Rome2Rio: an oracle-like web/app that maps out the exact planes, trains, and automobiles (with fares) to take between any two places on the planet.

04/16/2014

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The Jet Of The Future Only Has Window Seats

The jet of the future has faster travel times and huge digital screens that feel as if every seat is a window seat.

03/06/2014

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Feds Delay Policy Allowing Knives, Sports Equipment On Planes

Federal officials have temporarily delayed a policy change that would have let people carry small knives, novelty bats and other sports equipment on planes.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/22/2013

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Delta Airlines Terminal At LAX To Undergo $229M Face Lift

LAX’s Delta Air Lines terminal is undergoing a $229 million face lift.

04/04/2013

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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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Approximately 50 Flights Out Of LAX Scrubbed As Northeastern Storm Moves In

Airlines have already canceled more than 2,700 Friday flights as they get ready for a storm that threatens to dump up to 3 feet of snow from New York City to Boston.

02/08/2013

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2 Planes Clip Each Other At LAX

LOS ANGELES (CBS) — Two small planes clipped each other at LAX Friday evening, but no one was injured. A Sky West turbo-prop being pushed back from a gate clipped the wing of another Sky West […]

04/20/2012

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Federal Authorities Say Southwest Graffiti Not Linked To Any Arabic Groups

Southwest Airlines has confirmed to KNX 1070 that pictures appearing on the website Gawker are consistent with the markings it has seen on some planes dating back to February 2011.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–09/23/2011

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American Airlines Places Unprecedented New Aircraft Order

American Airlines announced Wednesday that it has ordered 460 new planes – the largest new aircraft order in aviation history.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/20/2011

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LA County Renews Nearly $14M Lease Of Air Tankers

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors has renewed a nearly $14 million contract to lease two water-dropping aircraft from Canada to help fight wildfires.

07/19/2011

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