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Dec. 08--Three Fire Department commanders who directed firefighting and rescue efforts after the crash of an Asiana Airlines jetliner at San Francisco International Airport in July had never taken a training course required of rank-and-file first responders at aircraft disasters, The Chronicle has learned.
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Researchers at the UC Davis Oakville Station in Oakville, Calif., test a remote-controlled helicopter to spray pesticides on vineyards, which are normally sprayed using ground vehicles.
The single-engine Piper PA24 landed at a park in the Sacramento County city of Fair Oaks a little after 2:30 p.m. Thursday.
The airline has filed an application with the Federal Aviation Administration in which SkyWest says it wants to fly the nonstop route once daily, using a 50-passenger CRJ-200 jet.
This undated image provided by Amazon.com shows the so-called Prime Air unmanned aircraft project that Amazon is working on in its research and development labs.
The county is planning to extend a runway at the airport by 1,000 feet and is attempting to gain control of parcels that lie to the east and west of the runway to provide a safety buffer required by the Federal Aviation Administration.
The airlines disclosed Thursday that the Federal Aviation Administration had approved transfer of the rights, which are also called slots, earlier this week.
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The Federal Aviation Administration is seeking a $304,000 fine against Great Lakes Airlines for alleged improper use of de-icing fluid.
Jeff Bezos of Amazon announced his plans to use "drones," also known as unmanned aircrafts, to deliver goods on Dec. 1, but he has a long way to go before making his dream a reality.
Two skydivers died and a third was hurt Tuesday after colliding in midair near Eloy, Ariz., the Federal Aviation Administration said.
The Amazon CEO is working on a way to use the small aircraft to get parcels to customers in 30 minutes or less.
Harris CapRock Communications on Tuesday announced it was awarded a $46 million contract from the Federal Aviation Administration to continue providing satellite services to the Alaskan Satellite Telecommunications Infrastructure.
Scores of companies are hoping to exploit drones' capabilities, from surveying power lines to aiding firefighters and offshore oil explorers-or patrolling borders and far-off facilities.