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FAA To Allow Gadget Use On Planes

You still won’t be able to use your cellphone. But depending on which airline you fly, you may soon start getting permission from the flight crew to use other electronic devices throughout your flight.

10/31/2013

A World War II-era P-51 Mustang  (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Denton Pilot, Passenger Killed In Wreck Of WWII-Era Plane Near Galveston

The U.S. Coast Guard says two people have been killed when their World War II-era plane went down in shallow water near Galveston.

10/23/2013

Southwest plane with collapsed nose gear at LaGuardia (Photo courtesy of Matthew J Friedman and Frank Ferramosca)

LaGuardia Shut Down After Landing Plane’s Gear Collapses

NEW YORK (CBSDFW.COM/AP) - Air traffic was shut down at LaGuardia Airport early Monday evening after a Southwest Airlines plane’s nose gear collapsed as the aircraft touched down on the runway. The Federal Aviation Administration said […]

07/22/2013

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FAA Moving Toward Allowing More Cellphone Use

The government is moving toward easing restrictions on cellphone use during takeoff and landing.

06/21/2013

A Cessna plane that clipped an SUV at Northwest Regional Airport (Lonnie Haschell/Texas Department of Public Safety)

SE Texas Plane Down; 3 Injured

Three men were injured after the small twin engine plane there were riding in crashed shortly after taking off from a Southeast Texas airport.

06/15/2013

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Small Plane Crashes; Two Dead

A man and a woman were killed when their small plane crashed, according to investigators less than a mile from the runway of a Texas Hill Country airport.

05/09/2013

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Congress Approves Bill To End Airport Delays

Congress has easily approved legislation ending furloughs of air traffic controllers that have delayed hundreds of flights daily.

04/26/2013

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Sequester, Furloughs & DFW Airport Flight Delays

Delayed passengers at DFW Airport couldn’t blame Tuesday’s weather for their problems. Most of the flight delays were due to sequestration budget cuts, and air traffic controller furloughs.

CBSDFW.COM–04/23/2013

Travelers look at a flight information screen at JFK International Airport in New York City. (credit: Daniel Barry/Getty Images)

Furloughs Continue To Create Airport Delays

About 10 percent of air traffic controllers have been furloughed, and that could mean delays at DFW International Airport and other airports across the country.

04/23/2013

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Flight Delays Seen As FAA Furloughs Begin

Commercial airlines saw some delays throughout the country on Sunday, the first day that air traffic controllers were subject to furloughs resulting from government spending cuts.

04/22/2013

Rick Perry out

TxDOT To Fund Air Traffic Control Towers

Gov. Rick Perry wants the Texas Department of Transportation to step in with funding for air traffic control towers at 13 small airports to go unstaffed due to federal budget cuts.

03/28/2013

ARLINGTONDRONES

Drones in Texas – Arlington Police Given OK For Remote-Controlled Helicopters

In the crowded sky over North Texas, you may soon spot a remote-controlled helicopter. It’s not just any helicopter — this one is operated by Arlington Police.

03/08/2013

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