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US Airways pilot Chesley B. Sullenberger III holds up an American flag that was presented to him during a celebration in his honor on Jan. 24, 2009, in Danville. (David Paul Morris/Getty Images)

‘Sully’ Sullenberger Riding With Blue Angels Over San Francisco For Fleet Week

Capt. Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger, the Danville pilot known for safely landing a disabled US Airways jet in the Hudson River in 2009, will be riding along with the U.S. Navy’s Blue Angels Wednesday.


Firefighters at the scene of a fatal plane crash at Salinas Municipal Airport, June 1, 2012. (CBS)

Pilot Killed In Small Plane Crash At Salinas Airport

A small plane crashed on the runway at Salinas Municipal Airport Friday morning, killing the pilot, a Federal Aviation Administration spokesman said.


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North Bay Pilot Accused Of Drunken Flying Faces New Charge

A pilot accused of buzzing cars by drunkenly flying low over state Highway 37 on Jan. 3 was charged Tuesday in Sonoma County Superior Court with reckless flying in another incident 25 days later.


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Reno Air Races To Proceed Following Deadly Crash

The annual Reno air races are going to take place this September, despite a deadly crash that marred last year’s event.


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Pilot Suspected Of Flying Drunk Arrested In Petaluma

Authorities said two California Highway Patrol officers spotted a plane flying too low over Highway 37 in Sonoma County on Tuesday afternoon.


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Introducing the 2 Broke Girls: A Behind The Scenes Look At 2 Broke Girls

Two young women waitressing at a greasy spoon diner strike up an unlikely friendship in the hopes of launching a successful business – if only they can raise the cash.


A bi-plane pilot is monitored by a U.S. fighter jet (Chris Elmenhurst)

Bi-Plane Pilot Wanders Into No-Fly Zone During Obama Visit

The President’s visit to Silicon Valley turned into a wakeup call for a local pilot after he found himself in the crosshairs of a fighter jet Monday.


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Brothers Arrested For Attacking Pilot On Miami-To-SFO Flight

Two brothers on an American Airlines flight set to depart from Miami to San Francisco were arrested after police said they attacked the pilot who tried to remove them from the plane.

CBS San Francisco–07/28/2011

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Technological Advances Keep Complex Bay Area Airports Safe

Oakland International Airport showed off the latest technology being used to keep the skies safe Thursday to mark the 75th anniversary of the Federal Aviation Administration.


Chelsey B. Sullenberger III participates as Grand Marshal in the 121st Annual Tournament of Roses parade, January 1, 2010 in Pasadena.

Danville Hero Pilot Sues Over NorCal Real Estate Deal

The pilot acclaimed for safely landing a plane in New York’s Hudson River has filed a lawsuit over a real estate deal in Northern California.

CBS San Francisco–02/09/2011