Prison Sentence For Calif. Man Who Flashed Laser Pointer At Plane, Damaging Pilot's EyesAuthorities say a Central California man has been sentenced to six months in prison for flashing a large laser pointer at a California Highway Patrol plane last year, briefly damaging the pilot’s eyes.
Blue Angels Set To Resume Practice After Fatal CrashNavy officials say its Blue Angels will resume performances a month after one of their pilots was killed in a crash while practicing for an air show.
Drone Forces Emergency Transport Helicopter Pilot To Take Evasive Action In Fresno AreaPilots on board a medical emergency helicopter transporting a patient from the mountains to a hospital had to take evasive action when a drone flew right into their path near Fresno.
Helicopter Pilot Killed In Crash Near Salinas While Spraying Lettuce FieldA pilot with 41 years of experience died in a helicopter crash west of Salinas on Saturday, his sister said Monday.
Palo Alto Flight Instructor Allegedly Steals Plane, Disappears Into Night Over Pacific OceanIt's been 10 days since a flight instructor from Palo Alto vanished while flying over the Pacific Ocean.
'Warning Clouds' Above Bay Area Signal Coming Of Wet WeatherThey can be considered Pilots, signaling “bumpy” weather ahead! Some of the altocumulus clouds can develop into towering thunderstorms.
Flight From SFO Lands Safely In North Carolina After Engine Problem, Emergency LandingA United Airlines flight that departed from San Francisco International Airport on Sunday landed safely in Greensboro, North Carolina, after the pilot reported an engine problem and declared an emergency, according to a Federal Aviation Administration spokeswoman.
iPad Glitch Delays Dozens Of American Airlines FlightsMore than 50 American Airlines flights have been delayed in the past two days by a glitch in navigation-map software loaded on pilots' iPads.
VIDEO: How Reinforced Cockpit Door Could Keep Out Germanwings Pilot, Despite Emergency Access CodesVideo shows how cockpit doors lock and how they can be opened in certain circumstances, but even the strongest blunt force is unable to break the newer, stronger reinforced doors.
Alone At Controls, Co-Pilot Sought To 'Destroy' Plane With 150 On Board The co-pilot of the doomed Germanwings jet barricaded himself in the cockpit and "intentionally" sent the plane full speed into a mountain in the French Alps, ignoring the pilot's frantic pounding on the door and the screams of terror from passengers, a prosecutor said Thursday.
Plane Makes Emergency Landing On Hayward Golf Course After Losing PowerA pilot whose plane lost power after taking off made an emergency landing at a golf course in Hayward Sunday afternoon, a fire spokesman said.
Airplane Crashes Into Barbed Wire Fence At Angwin AirportAn airplane crashed at the Angwin Airport Sunday afternoon, a Napa County sheriff’s official said.