Transgender Pilots Frustrated Over Extra Scrutiny From FAAWhen it comes to clearing pilots for takeoff, the Federal Aviation Administration uses regular medical exams to make sure they're fit to fly. But the process may not be fair for everyone in the cockpit.
Allegiant Airline Pilots Say Company Cutting Too Many Corners At Cost Of SafetyTheir slogan says “travel is our deal,” but pilots who fly for Allegiant Air say the company is cutting too many corners at the cost of safety.
A Guide To CBS' 2015 Pilot Season OrdersThe 2015 pilot season has started, and CBS has already ordered plenty of new dramas and comedies
FAA Records Show Sharp Increase In Near Collisions Between Drones And AircraftThere have been at least 25 near collisions over the last six months, and more than 175 incidents of drones seen near airports or in restricted airspace.
Cargo Pilots Say Fatigue Leading To Big Danger BelowDozens of huge cargo jets fly over Bay Area neighborhoods daily, and the pilots flying them say lack of rest is creating a big danger below.
San Jose Among Top Problem Areas For Pilot Landing MistakesDo you know the way to San Jose? Quite a few airline pilots apparently don’t.
Asiana Points To Possible Malfunction As Factor In SFO CrashThe pilots of Asiana Flight 214, which crashed in San Francisco in July, as well as the airline, were raising the possibility that a key device that controls the Boeing 777’s speed may have malfunctioned, an aviation expert familiar with the investigation into the crash said Tuesday.
Glide Slope Indicator Operating At SFO For 1st Time Since CrashPilots flying into San Francisco International Airport will once again be able to land with the help of an important piece of equipment that was out of service when an Asiana Airlines flight crash landed last month.
FAA Wants Foreign Pilots To Use GPS Instruments To Land At SFOIn a response to the deadly Asiana Airlines crash, the Federal Aviation Administration is advising that all foreign airlines use GPS technology when landing at the San Francisco International Airport because of concerns over pilots’ experience with visual approaches.
Pilots Survive Midair Collision In Solano County With Minor InjuriesThe owner of a helicopter flight school, with a student who was involved in a midair collision over Solano County, says the aircraft narrowly escaped what could have been a deadly crash.
George Lucas' High-Flying Adventure 'Red Tails' Grounded In HistoryThe history of the Tuskegee Airmen is significant and "Red Tails," Bay Area film maker George Lucas' labor of love, some 23 years in the making...
Lucas' 'Red Tails' Takes FlightAnyone who wondered what is happening to George Lucas' "Red Tails," wonder no more. The movie, a fictionalized story of The Tuskegee Airmen in World War II, has a release date and a trailer.