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E-Cigarette Fire Risk

CBS News: FAA Warns Airlines Of Fire Risk From E-Cigarettes

The Federal Aviation Administration is warning U.S. carriers about the risk of fires caused by e-cigarettes.

01/23/2015

Coit Tower

San Francisco Coit Tower Closure For Commercial Filming With Drone Angers Residents

For the second day visitors to Coit Tower and Pioneer Park in San Francisco will be turned away as a private company films a corporate commercial using a drone.

01/13/2015

Plane Crash Scene

7-Year-Old ‘Miracle’ Survivor Walks Away From Kentucky Plane Crash That Killed 4, Including Her Parents

A 7-year-old girl who survived a plane crash in Kentucky that killed her parents and two other family members has been released from the hospital.

01/03/2015

Drone footage captures the inside of the Fairmont Hotel on San Francisco's Nob Hill. (Courtesy: Beto Lopez)

Filmmaker’s Drone Captures Holiday Spirit In San Francisco’s Nob Hill Neighborhood

A San Francisco filmmaker captured the feel of the holidays in Nob Hill with the help of an aerial drone.

12/24/2014

(Ben Stansall/AFP/Getty Images)

FAA Campaign Urges New Drone Owners To Fly Safely This Holiday Season

With drones becoming popular gifts, the sky over the Bay Area may get much more crowded this Christmas. A new campaign has been launched to make sure the new aircraft are flown safely.

12/22/2014

San Rafael Airport View

Small Plane Flips Over And Crashes During Takeoff From San Rafael Airport

A small-engine plane crashed as it was taking off from the San Rafael Airport Saturday afternoon.

12/20/2014

(Ben Stansall/AFP/Getty Images)

FAA Records Show Sharp Increase In Near Collisions Between Drones And Aircraft

There have been at least 25 near collisions over the last six months, and more than 175 incidents of drones seen near airports or in restricted airspace.

11/26/2014

(ALAIN JULIEN/AFP/Getty Images)

FAA Expected To Require Pilot License To Operate A Drone Under Strict New Regulations

The 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.

11/24/2014

Amber Schadewald holds the quadcopter drone found outside her San Francisco Fulton St. home. (CBS)

NTSB Ruling Rattles America’s Fledgling Drone Industry

While the FAA is still considering how to regulate the commercial use of drones, NTSB is calling them aircraft, which could set a precedent…

11/19/2014

Kiely Vaca. (CBS SF/Instagram)

South Bay High School Mourns Death Of Student Who Died In Gilroy Plane Crash

A South Bay high school is mourning the death of a popular student after the plane she was in crashed in a remote area of Santa Clara County.

11/11/2014

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