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Flying Cars Take Flight, Samson Motors And ICON Aircraft Likely To Launch In Northern California

The 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.

07/28/2014

A plane tows a Geico banner. (nathanmac87/Flickr/Creative Commons)

Geico Banner Ad Falls From Plane, Lands On Fremont Home

An advertising banner touting Geico insurance fell from a plane towing it over Fremont on Monday, striking power lines and landing on a home.

07/23/2014

An Asiana Airlines Boeing 777 is seen on the runway at San Francisco International Airport after crash landing on July 6, 2013. (Josh Edelson/AFP/Getty Images)

Airfield Safety Officers Who Were First On Scene Following Asiana Airlines Plane Crash At SFO To Receive Commendations

The 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.

07/06/2014

A United Airlines plane comes in for a landing. (Karen Bleier/AFP/Getty Images)

United Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing At SFO

A 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.

05/23/2014

United Airlines Proposed to Use Corporate Jets

Hayward Teen Pilots License Program To Take Off With Crowdfunding

When 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.

04/25/2014

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What’s The Best Airline In The US?

Plan your next flight with this year’s Air Quality Ratings to find the United States’ best airlines.

04/17/2014

Mineta San Jose Int'l Airport

Private Airplane Makes Emergency Landing At San Jose Mineta Airport

An airplane made an emergency airplane at San Jose’ Mineta International Airport on Monday morning, an airport official said.

03/31/2014

Biplane Crash in Concord

Vintage Biplane Replica Flips At Concord Airport

A World War I replica aircraft flipped over during a high-speed test at Buchanan Field Airport in Concord Sunday afternoon.

02/23/2014

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2 Die In Small Plane Crash Near Auburn

Authorities say two people are dead after a small plane crashed near Auburn Municipal Airport late Saturday.

05/19/2013

Travelers At SFO

In Depth: SFO Plots New Strategy To Ease Delays

You could say we’re in the eye of the air travel storm – so it goes over the holidays. And, with so many Bay Area residents flying the friendly skies to and from wintertime destinations, it’s likely welcome news that the region’s biggest airport has its eye on the root causes of air travel headaches.

11/26/2012

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