Aircraft

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Another Green Laser Reported By North Texas Pilot

An airborne traffic reporter narrowly missed getting his eye burned by a green laser pointed into the cockpit of a plane flying over North Texas last night.

01/30/2014

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World War II Vets Fly At McKinney Air Show

An unprecedented collection of World War II aircraft lands in McKinney from October 3 through 6.

CBS 11–10/03/2013

(credit: CBS 11 photojournalist John Anglin)

DPS: Two Dead In Ellis County Small Plane Crash

Texas DPS officials have said two people died in a small plane crash in Ellis County Sunday morning.

08/11/2013

Curtiss P-40 Warhawk

Fort Worth Air Show To Go On Without Navy Blue Angels

Sequestration means the U.S. Navy doesn’t have the money to fly air shows in the group’s brilliant blue and yellow F-18 fighters. And that sequestration fall-out left the future of the Fort Worth Alliance Air Show up in the air.

CBS 11–06/04/2013

Aircraft sit outside at Fort Worth's Veterans Memorial Air Park (Photo by Joel Thomas, CBS 11 News, CBSDFW.COM)

Fort Worth’s Forgotten History: Veterans Memorial Air Park

“We’re losing a lot of heritage here and its a shame,” said Council Member Zim Zimmerman whose been at the forefront of raising awareness about the city’s aviation history.

04/01/2013

The Solar Impulse solar powered plane is displayed in a hangar at Moffett Field on March 28, 2013 in Mountain View, California. The Solar Impulse, a solor powered plane that has already made international and intercontinental flights in Europe and Africa, will begin test flights around the San Francisco Bay Area ahead of a planned flight across the United States later this year. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Solar Plane Plans Stop In Dallas

A solar-powered plane that has wowed aviation fans in Europe is set to travel across the United States with stops in Phoenix, Dallas, Washington, D.C., and New York.

03/28/2013

A biplane crash near Terrell Municipal Airport (Chopper 11)

Plane Crashes Near Terrell Killing One

The Kaufman County Sheriff’s Department says the aircraft went down south of I-20, just outside of Terrell – not far from the Terrell Municipal Airport.

03/04/2013

A Boeing 787 Dreamliner accelerates down the runway. (FILE)

FAA To Launch Comprehensive Review Of Boeing 787

Federal regulators say they are ordering a comprehensive review of the critical systems of Boeing’s 787s, the aircraft maker’s newest and most technologically advanced plane, after a fire and a fuel leak earlier this week.

01/11/2013

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North Texas Leads Nation In Aircraft Laser Strikes

The Dallas/Fort Worth area leads the nation in reports of laser strikes aimed at pilots and this past weekend there were two more incidents of laser beams being shined into cockpits over the area.

07/18/2011

The Virgin Galactic White Knight 2 aircraft. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

North Texans Hoping To Blast Off Into Space

Although the final shuttle launch is set for July 8, that doesn’t mean the end of space travel. CBS 11 News looks at how some North Texans are paying a private company to become space tourists.

07/07/2011