FAA

An American Airlines Boeing 757. (American Airlines)

U.S. Airways Name To Disappear In FAA-Approved Merger With American Airlines

The Federal Aviation Administration authorized American Airlines and U.S. Airways to operate as a single carrier on Wednesday.

04/08/2015

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos (left) shows off Amazon PrimeAir drones to Charlie Rose of CBS News. The unmanned aircraft would be used for shipping items to customers. (CBS)

Larry Magid: Amazon Inches Closer To Making Delivery Drones A Reality

Amazon scored a victory this week in its battle with government regulators. The company will start testing delivery drones but don’t expect that package by air just yet.

03/20/2015

(Nicolas Tucat/AFP/Getty Images)

FAA May Target Drone Pilots Who Upload Videos To YouTube

If you fly a drone and post the aerial footage on YouTube, you could get a warning from the Federal Aviation Administration.

03/12/2015

A drone of the Delta drone company. (PHILIPPE DESMAZES/AFP/Getty Images)

Drone Rules Released, FAA Plan Would Allow Businesses, Media, Farmers To Fly UAVs

The FAA released long-awaited proposed rules for drone use Sunday.

02/15/2015

(Getty Images)

Tuesday’s Roaring Navy Fighter Jet Over Berkeley Was Just A Pilot Saying ‘Hello’ To His Brother At Cal

The supersonic, low-flying navy fighter jet seen buzzing over Berkeley Tuesday afternoon was reportedly flown by the brother of a Cal grad student.

01/28/2015

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

more