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(credit: CBS 11 News)

Testing Of Drones In South Texas Expanded To Border, Forests

A South Texas university’s drone research has been expanded to include air traffic, border oversight and fire prevention.

05/12/2015

Helicopter Crashes In Denton County

The FAA says a small two-person Instrum helicopter crashed into trees while on a training flight Wednesday afternoon.

05/06/2015

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FAA Investigating Lasers That Struck Dallas Planes

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has a warning for Dallas pranksters: Think before you point. Authorities are investigating laser pointers that hit two planes about 12 miles south of Dallas Love Field.

05/03/2015

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Anxious Moments As Airline Pilot Spots Drone On Approach To Love Field

There were some anxious moments for pilots of a passenger jet landing at Dallas Love Field Tuesday night.

CBS 11–04/29/2015

File photo of a quadcopter 'drone'

Drone Passes Dangerously Close To Jet Near Love Field

Authorities say a ‘drone’ came within 200 feet of a Virgin America flight descending down to Love Field last night.

04/29/2015

A US Airways tail rest on the tarmac near two American Airlines planes. (credit: Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images)

Another Step Toward End Of US Airways

American Airlines is marking a merger milestone, and US Airways is one step closer toward extinction. The FAA has granted the two airlines the authority to operate as one carrier.

04/08/2015

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Fried Circuit Board Causes Communication Headache At DFW Airport

A circuit board burned out on the wrong computer at DFW International Airport today, causing the communications system to drop out.

04/03/2015

(Courtesy: Twitter user @HockeyGoddess24)

4 Injured In Grayson County Plane Crash

Four people were injured in a plane crash in Grayson County.

03/29/2015

(Image courtesy of Stephenville Empire-Tribune)

Two Injured In Small Plane Crash Near Stephenville

A small plane crashed early Friday morning just north of Stephenville, near Highway 67.

03/27/2015

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Southwest Can Use Jets That Missed Inspection

Federal officials have agreed to let Southwest Airlines keep flying planes that missed an inspection of a backup rudder system if the planes are checked in the next five days.

02/25/2015

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Flower Mound Man Remembered After Dying In Plane Crash

Friends of a pilot who died in a plane crash say there was no nicer man in the Denton County aviation community.

02/05/2015

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Twin-Engine Plane Crashes In Denton County

Federal investigators are trying to determine what went wrong when a plane crashed in Denton County on Wednesday night, killing the pilot.

CBSDFW.COM–02/04/2015

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