Drone Swarm Plagues Golden Gate Bridge; Officials Asking For RestrictionsThe agency that manages the Golden Gate Bridge is asking Sen. Dianne Feinstein for help in restricting the rising number of remote-controlled drones that have been buzzing the famous span.
Small Plane Flips Over And Crashes During Takeoff From San Rafael AirportA small-engine plane crashed as it was taking off from the San Rafael Airport Saturday afternoon.
FAA Expected To Require Pilot License To Operate A Drone Under Strict New RegulationsThe official rules for commercial drones are expected to be released by the end of the year, but according to one report, the FAA is expected to announce they will require operators to have a pilot license along with other restrictions.
Khorasan Emerges As Newest Terror Group; Al Qaeda Affiliate Deemed 'Imminent Threat' To U.S.News of airstrikes by the U.S. and five Arab countries on Islamic State targets inside Syria also included word of a separate action by the U.S. against a group whose name has not been dominating headlines as has ISIS - the jihadist group known as Khorasan.
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.
Captain Sullenberger: ‘Big Question’ Is Why Plane Was Flying Over War ZoneDuring a phone interview with CBS News Thursday morning, Captain Capt. Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger was questioned why Malaysia Airlines flight 17 would be flying over Ukraine’s border with Russia despite ongoing political unrest in the area.
Amazon Asks FAA Permission To Fly Drones For Delivering Packages In Under 30 MinutesAmazon is asking the Federal Aviation Administration permission to use drones as part of its plan to deliver packages to customers in 30 minutes or less.
Peninsula High School Students Try Their Hands At Air Traffic ControlA group of ninth-graders from San Mateo High School received lessons in air traffic control with the Federal Aviation Administration Wednesday morning.
Centennial Of Daredevil Plane Stunt Into San Francisco Bay One hundred years ago Tuesday, aviation history was made on San Francisco Bay, when the first plane was successfully landed onto a warship.