U.S. Airways Name To Disappear In FAA-Approved Merger With American AirlinesThe Federal Aviation Administration authorized American Airlines and U.S. Airways to operate as a single carrier on Wednesday.
FAA May Target Drone Pilots Who Upload Videos To YouTubeIf you fly a drone and post the aerial footage on YouTube, you could get a warning from the Federal Aviation Administration.
FAA Campaign Urges New Drone Owners To Fly Safely This Holiday SeasonWith drones becoming popular gifts, the sky over the Bay Area may get much more crowded this Christmas. A new campaign has been launched to make sure the new aircraft are flown safely.
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.
Fire At FAA Facility In Chicago Cancels, Delays Bay Area FlightsBay Area flights to and from the Chicago area are canceled and delayed Friday morning because of a fire at a Federal Aviation Administration center.
Government To Allow Drones For TV, Movie Production; Other Industries May Follow SuitThe government plans to announce Thursday that it is granting permits to seven movie and television production companies to use drones for filming, an important step toward greater use of the technology by commercial operators, said attorneys and a company official familiar with the decision.
Federal Aviation Administration’s 24-Hour Flight Ban To Tel Aviv, Includes SFOThe Federal Aviation Administration has banned U.S. air carriers from flying into Tel Aviv's airport due to the ongoing conflict between Israel and Hamas.
Amazon Asks FAA Permission To Fly Drones For Delivering Packages In Under 30 MinutesAmazon is asking the Federal Aviation Administration permission to use drones as part of its plan to deliver packages to customers in 30 minutes or less.
Pilot Killed In Livermore Plane Crash Was Air Force VeteranA 63-year-old military veteran was killed in a plane crash near Livermore on Saturday afternoon, according to the Alameda County coroner's bureau.
Witnesses Say Pilot Jumped Without Chute From Burning Plane That Crashed Near LivermoreSeveral witnesses spotted the pilot jumping from the aircraft without a parachute after the plane caught on fire after taking off from Livermore airport on Saturday.
1 Dead When Experimental Plane Crashes Near LivermoreAt least one person has died in an experimental plane that crashed and sparked a brush fire in a field in Alameda County near Livermore Saturday afternoon.
Universities Train Next Generation Of Drone Operators As FAA Considers Their Commercial RegulationThe recent revelation that a U.S. commercial jet nearly collided with a drone is adding urgency to the need for new FAA rules governing commercial drones. Meanwhile, universities are training their next generation of operators for journalistic practice.
Plane Bound For Hawaii Returns To LAX Due To Smoke In CockpitA United Airlines flight has arrived safely back at Los Angeles International Airport after smoke was reported in the cockpit and cabin during a flight to Hawaii.
FAA Reveals At San Francisco Conference That Jet Nearly Hit Drone In FloridaJim Williams of the Federal Aviation Administration’s unmanned aircraft systems office acknowledged the incident Thursday at a San Francisco drone conference, citing it as an example of the risks posed by integrating drones into U.S. airspace.
Skydivers Collide In San Joaquin County; 1 KilledA skydiver has died in Northern California after colliding with another diver in midair.