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Win A Family 4-Pack of Tickets To The California International Airshow In Salinas

Enter here for your chance to Win a family 4-pack of tickets to the California International Airshow!

09/15/2014

Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, California. (CBS)

49ers Seeking Solutions For Airplane Noise From Mineta San Jose During Levi’s Stadium Events

The San Francisco 49ers are hoping the crowd noise at new Levi’s Stadium will surpass that of their northwest rival Seattle Seahawks’ stadium, which has been called the loudest in the league. But it may be airplane noise that is even more disruptive to the flow of the game.

07/21/2014

A Half Moon Bay pilot was killed in a crash during a show at Travis Air Force Base Sunday. (CBS)

Fire Killed Pilot After He Crashed During Travis AFB Airshow, Autopsy Finds

An autopsy report said it wasn’t the crash or the upside-down slide that killed pilot Eddie Andreini during an airshow at Travis Air Force Base last month. The report indicates he had survived the crash, only to be burned to death.

06/26/2014

A Half Moon Bay pilot was killed in a crash during a show at Travis Air Force Base Sunday. (CBS)

NTSB Says Fatal Crash At Travis AFB Air Show Occurred During Attempted Ribbon Cutting Maneuver

Stunt pilot Eddie Andreini planned to make three passes in his 1944 Super Stearman biplane during a “ribbon-cut maneuver” at the Thunder Over Solano Air Show at Travis Air Force Base earlier this month.

05/13/2014

A Half Moon Bay pilot was killed in a crash during a show at Travis Air Force Base Sunday. (CBS)

NTSB Says Deadly Fairfield Air Show Crash Investigation Could Take At Least 9 Months

NTSB investigators say they will look into the emergency response time following a deadly air-show plane accident Sunday in Fairfield and that it could take up to nine months to complete.

05/05/2014

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This App Will Plan Your Entire Trip

Instead of spending hours tabbing through travel sites, hit Rome2Rio: an oracle-like web/app that maps out the exact planes, trains, and automobiles (with fares) to take between any two places on the planet.

04/16/2014

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The Jet Of The Future Only Has Window Seats

The jet of the future has faster travel times and huge digital screens that feel as if every seat is a window seat.

03/06/2014

An airplane lands at nightfall. (CBS)

FAA To Close 11 California Control Towers

Eleven air traffic control towers at small airports throughout California are on the Federal Aviation Administration’s list of nationwide facilities to be closed next month due to spending cuts.

03/22/2013

Reid Hillview Airport (Ikluft/Wikimedia Commons)

Second Plane Accident This Week Reported At Small San Jose Airport

A small plane skidded off the runway at San Jose’s Reid Hillview Airport Wednesday night after its landing gear collapsed, the second accident in the last week.

03/14/2013

US Vice President Joe Biden  (STR/AFP/Getty Images)

Birds Hit Vice President’s Plane While Landing In California

Officials said birds struck Vice President Joe Biden’s plane as it was landing Thursday night at Santa Barbara Airport in California. Nobody was injured.

04/20/2012

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