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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

A U.S. Navy F/A-18 Super Hornet from VFA-31 fly's a combat patrol over in Afghanistan on Dec. 15 2008. (cleared for release)(Photo by Staff Sgt. Aaron Allmon)

F-18 Supersonic Jet Fighter Buzzes Berkeley

An F-18 Hornet Navy fighter jet buzzed Berkeley Tuesday, and created quite the buzz on Twitter.

01/27/2015

The new Airbus A380 painted in full Emirates Airlines Colors

Emirate Airlines Service To San Francisco For Its Massive, Uber Luxe A380 Jets Begins Dec. 1

Luxury will be flying high over San Francisco come December when the world’s largest most luxurious planes are in the skies.

11/04/2014

Mineta San Jose International Airport

Jet With Mechanical Problems Makes Emergency Landing At San Jose Airport

A corporate jet with mechanical problems made an emergency landing at the Mineta San Jose International Airport Tuesday afternoon, an airport spokeswoman said.

08/05/2014

Supersonic Jet Model in Wind Tunnel (NASA)

NASA: Supersonic Passenger Jets Closer To Returning To Airports Thanks To Sonic Boom Research

San Francisco to New York in two hours? It’s been possible for 40 years, as anyone who flew the Concorde from New York to London can tell you, but it’s not allowed because of Federal Aviation Administration regulations about supersonic flights over land. Seems people don’t like the sound of sonic booms every few hours over their homes, but new research from NASA Ames Research Center, and the facility at Edwards could make sonic booms more tolerable, and make hour-long cross-country flights a reality.

06/17/2014

E.Coli, also known as the EHEC bacteria in a lab petri dish. (Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

Researchers Find Potentially-Deadly Germs Hiding In Airplane Cabins For Days

New findings from Auburn University show just how germ-filled the cabins of passenger jets really are. Scientists exposed six common airplane surfaces to MRSA, E. coli and other bacteria. They found that the potentially-deadly bacteria could survive for over a week.

05/21/2014

A microsatellite made by Skybox Imaging of Mountain View. (Skybox Imaging)

Bay Area Satellite Imaging Firm Helping Search For Missing Malaysian Airlines Plane

A Bay Area firm specializing in providing high-definition satellite images is helping in the search for debris of the Malaysian Airlines flight which is now believed to have crashed into a remote part of the Indian Ocean.

03/24/2014

Asiana Flight 214

Law Firm Says It’s Suing Boeing Over Asiana Crash

A Chicago law firm took steps to sue aircraft manufacturer Boeing Co. on behalf of 83 passengers from the Asiana Airlines flight that crash-landed in San Francisco.

07/16/2013

The first Boeing 787 Dreamliner delivered to ANA lands at Tokyo's Haneda Airport, September 27, 2011. (Boeing)

FAA Orders Comprehensive Review Of Boeing 787’s Critical Systems

The Federal Aviation Administration is undertaking a comprehensive review of the critical systems of Boeing’s 787s, the aircraft maker’s newest and most technologically advanced plane, after a fire and a fuel leak earlier this week, the agency said Friday.

01/11/2013

Mineta San Jose Int'l Airport

Passenger Jet Makes Emergency Landing At Mineta San Jose

An Alaska Airlines flight bound for Seattle from the Los Angeles area has made an emergency landing at Mineta San Jose International Airport Wednesday morning.

08/08/2012

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