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Memorial for Germanwings crash victims. (credit: Getty Images)

Germanwings Crash Raises Questions About Pilot Requirements

The intentional crash of a Germanwings airplane, that killed everyone on-board, is raising a lot of questions about cockpit procedures and pilot regulations.

03/26/2015

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Pilots At American And US Airways Approve Joint Contract

Pilots at American Airlines and US Airways have approved a single labor contract.

01/30/2015

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American Airlines Flight Turns Around, Lands At DFW

American Eagle flight 5348 from Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport to El Paso turned around and returned to the airport Monday afternoon after caution lights in the cockpit indicated a a possible maintenance issue.

01/05/2015

The U.S. Navy's Blue Angels perform their precision aerobatics. (credit: Rob O'Neal/Florida Keys News Bureau via Getty Images)

2 Female Pilots Fly With Elite Blue Angels

Two female pilots are among the elite Blue Angels squadron, which made a pit stop Monday in North Texas.

12/15/2014

Burnt wreckage of small plane after hard landing at an Ellis County airport. (Photo Credit: Waxahachie Daily Light/Courtesy Scott Dorsett

Small Plane Lands Hard; Catches Fire in Ellis County

The pilot who refused transport to the hospital was the only person on-board and was not injured.

05/24/2014

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Co-Pilot Of Southwest Wrong-Airport Jet Retiring

Officials with Dallas-based Southwest Airlines say the co-pilot of a plane that landed at the wrong airport in January has retired, while the plane’s captain has resumed flying.

04/14/2014

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Audio Captures Confusion Of Southwest Wrong-Airport Landing

A newly released air traffic control recording captures the confusion when a Southwest Airlines plane landed at the wrong Missouri airport in January.

03/24/2014

American Eagle signage is seen inside an American Airlines/American Eagle terminal. (credit: Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Pilots’ Union Rejects Contract At American Eagle

The CEO of American Eagle says the American Airlines regional affiliate will be a different outfit that does less flying after leaders of the pilots’ union rejected a contract offer.

02/13/2014

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Air Force: Bird Strike Caused North Texas Crash Of $8M Jet

U.S. Air Force investigators have confirmed that a bird strike caused an $8 million jet to crash in North Texas during a training flight in July.

12/10/2013

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

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Tuskegee Airman Laid To Rest At DFW National Cemetery

A grateful nation said goodbye Tuesday to another veteran of the “greatest generation.” Captain Claude Robert Platte, Junior, was born in Denison, Texas… grew up in Fort Worth, and later achieved prominence as a pilot and flight instructor with the famed Tuskegee Airmen.

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

Southwest Airlines Fires Captain In Troubled Landing

Southwest Airlines has fired the captain of a plane that landed so hard at New York’s LaGuardia airport that its nose gear collapsed.

10/02/2013

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