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Pilots Often Head To Wrong Airports

On at least 150 commercial air carrier flights since the early 1990s, pilots have either landed at the wrong airport or started to land before realizing there was a mistake.

02/10/2014

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Residents Want Love Field Runway Shut Down At Night Because Of Noise

During construction at the airport last spring, residents complained planes big and small were using the runway near Lemmon Avenue on the airport’s east side and flying over their homes while they sleep.

01/15/2014

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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Fog Could Impact Flights At DFW Airport

Extremely foggy conditions across North Texas on Friday morning could wind up having an impact on both arriving and departing flights at DFW International Airport.

01/10/2014

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

Feds Name Texas Among Test Sites For Drone Aircraft

The Federal Aviation Administration announced six states on Monday that will develop test sites for drones, a critical next step for the march of the unmanned aircraft into U.S. skies.

12/30/2013

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FAA Seeks Fine Against Southwest Airlines

Federal officials are seeking a $325,000 penalty against Southwest Airlines over a faulty repair job on an AirTran Airways jet in 2011. Southwest Airlines has 30 days to respond.

12/03/2013

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Small Plane Makes Emergency Landing In Mesquite

A pilot made an emergency landing in a small plane just short of a runway in Mesquite Sunday.

12/01/2013

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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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