Robot Pilots May Someday Fly Passenger And Cargo PlanesThe government and industry are collaborating on a program that seeks to replace the second human pilot in two-person flight crews with a robot co-pilot.
Solar Plane Flight From Hawaii To Bay Area UnderwayAfter some uncertainty about the winds, the Solar Impulse team has taken off from Hawaii, venturing off on another leg of their solar-powered, around-the-world journey nearly 10 months after landing in the state.
Canadian Singer Says Fussy Child Got Her Kicked Off United Flight From San Francisco To VancouverA Canadian singer says United Airlines kicked her off a flight from San Francisco to Vancouver because her young son was throwing a fit while the plane was taxiing before takeoff.
NASA's Electric Aircraft Could Revolutionize Your Work CommutePlanes could soon be ditching the jet fuel for electricity.
Bird Strike Grounds Plane At Oakland AirportA Seattle-bound Alaska Airlines jetliner carrying 150 people returned to the Oakland airport shortly after takeoff after hitting a bird.
TSA Finds Cannon Barrel In Checked Bag Of San Francisco-Bound PassengerAn airline passenger flying out of Maui checked in with a weapon not often seen in baggage -- the barrel of a cannon.
Flying Cars Take Flight, Samson Motors And ICON Aircraft Likely To Launch In Northern CaliforniaThe flying car is coming, and it will likely be built right here in Northern California from two companies competing to put you in the pilot's seat: Auburn-based Samson Motors, and ICON Aircraft, which manufacturing planned for Vacaville.
Geico Banner Ad Falls From Plane, Lands On Fremont HomeAn advertising banner touting Geico insurance fell from a plane towing it over Fremont on Monday, striking power lines and landing on a home.
Airfield Safety Officers Who Were First On Scene Following Asiana Airlines Plane Crash At SFO To Receive CommendationsThe Airfield Safety Officers arrived within two minutes of the initial impact of Asiana Flight 214, and nearly a minute before the first fire truck arrived on scene.
United Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing At SFOA United Airlines flight from San Francisco to Seattle was forced to turn around and make an emergency landing shortly after takeoff Friday from San Francisco International Airport.
Hayward Teen Pilots License Program To Take Off With CrowdfundingWhen you think of teenage airplane pilots, at-risk youth probably aren't the first demographic that comes to mind, but a Hayward program is changing that, giving low-income kids the chance to earn a pilot's license, and literally soar beyond their wildest dreams.
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