Aviation

A man exits a single-engine airplane. (credit: PRAKASH SINGH/AFP/Getty Images)

TCC Opens Aviation Learning Center

Tarrant County College officials have opened a $20 million aviation learning center located at Alliance Airport in Fort Worth. More than 900 students are enrolled this semester.

09/18/2014

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Entrepreneur’s Aerial Drone Business Takes Off

The aerospace industry rushes to receive approval to fly unmanned airplanes as one Texas man is already doing it.

01/17/2014

An unmanned surveillance drone.  (credit: BEN STANSALL/AFP/Getty Images)

Texas Drone Research Center Conducting Tests

The next big thing in American aviation sounds and looks like an oversized leaf blower with wings and a tail, has duct tape keeping some of its pieces in place and must be carried to a catapult that sends it into flight.

01/15/2014

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Dallas Summer Program Focused On Aviation

A summer program in Dallas is encouraging kids to take flight, by teaching them about the wide world of aviation.

05/01/2013

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

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United Flight From DFW Damaged In Bird Strike

A United Airlines flight from DFW International Airport on its way to Denver landed safely at Denver International Airport after hitting a bird on Tuesday.

07/31/2012

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Study: Texas’ Infrastructure Best In U.S.

According to a study by CNBC, Texas’ overall transportation infrastructure is ranked as the best in the country.

07/13/2012

A photo of the VMB-423 Seahorse Marine squadron. (credit: Kim Anderson/Niece of Lt. Walter Vincent)

North Texans Set Out To Bring Relative’s WWII Remains Home

More than 73,000 Americans who fought in WWII are still missing. Until recently, that number included a group of Marine aviators. CBS 11 takes a look at how a family from Lucas traveled to the South Pacific to help find the heroes and bring them home.

CBS 11–07/04/2012

This file photo shows a single-engine plane flying through the air. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Dallas Camp Teaching Kids About Aviation

A day camp called Flight School 2012 is helping kids who have set their sights on the sky, looking to become aviators, rocket scientists, or just learning the basics of aviation.

06/19/2012

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DPD Briefs Safety Committee On Love Field Security

Love Field security and Dallas Police are already discussing ways to continue to secure passengers in advance of the 2014 completion date of a new terminal.

09/12/2011

AA Flight On Runway

AA Flight Evacuates On Runway Due To Odor On Board

An American Airlines flight from San Diego made a memorable landing for the 140 passengers on board Thursday afternoon.

07/14/2011