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Wreckage of a Coast Guard helicopter following a crash landing at San Francisco International Airport, June 29, 2015. (CBS)

Coast Guard Helicopter Crash Lands At San Francisco International Airport

A Coast Guard helicopter that was conducting hovering training near the San Francisco International Airport crash landed Monday, but no one was reported injured.

06/29/2015

Airbus A380 flying in sky (Getty Images)

New SFO Traffic Flow Creating Headaches For Some Palo Alto Residents

People on the Peninsula have noticed planes flying overhead for years, but because of new FAA satellite technology, say it’s gotten worse.

05/26/2015

Debris of a plane crash in Livemore. (CBS SF)

Pilot Killed In Small Plane Crash Near Castro Valley

The pilot of a small plane was killed when it crashed in the hills near Castro Valley, according to authorities.

05/22/2015

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21st Century Crop Dusting: FAA Approves Large Drone Use On Farms

A drone large enough to carry tanks of fertilizers and pesticides has won rare approval from federal authorities to spray crops in the United States.

05/05/2015

Drone in Flight

Drone Swarm Plagues Golden Gate Bridge; Officials Asking For Restrictions

The 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.

04/26/2015

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

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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

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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

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