Federal Aviation Administration
They fly across the country, crossing time zones, often in the middle of the night. The lives of hundreds of passengers are in their hands. And they often do it on just a few hours of rest. The federal government is stepping in though to give pilots a break.
One person is dead and two injured in an overnight plane crash near the Denton airport.
A young Plano woman who was disfigured after walking into an airplane propeller blade is out of intensive care.
The names of the three people on-board a twin-engine plane that crashed in northern Tarrant County have been released.
According to Travel and Leisure Magazine, Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport is the tenth most dangerous airport in the nation.
Soaring gasoline prices are in the rearview mirror. For the first time in months, retail gasoline prices have fallen below $3 a gallon in places, including parts of Michigan, Missouri and Texas.
A CBS 11 News Investigation raises troubling questions about whether all planes are equipped to make an emergency landing. CBS 11 learned that some flights to the Caribbean don’t have life rafts on board.
A pilot taking off from the Lancaster Airport at about 3:30 p.m. Sunday noticed an indicator light alerting him to a fuel leak and immediately turned around and landed, FAA spokesman Lynn Lunsford said.
Weighing just over 10 pounds, the small remote controlled helicopter looks like a toy, but the Arlington Police Department has some serious plans for it.
Heavy rain pounded the area Monday morning causing diverted flights, power outages and flooded streets, trapping some drivers in their cars.
The Federal Aviation Agency is adding a second air traffic controller on the midnight shift at Meacham Airport in Fort Worth and at 26 other towers nationwide. Residents and lawmakers sound off.
The Federal Aviation Administration is immediately adding a second controller at night at 26 airports and a radar facility after finding several cases of controllers sleeping on duty.