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KTLA NewsLOS ANGELES -- More laser beams were pointed at aircraft flying into Los Angeles' seven area airports than any other area in the nation last year, creating a potentially deadly hazard that can distract or even temporarily blind pilots, according to the...
email@example.comLaser pointers may seem like they're just a toy, but to pilots they're a serious problem. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announced Wednesday anyone caught shining a laser at an airplane can face a fine of up to $11,000. "2005 is when we first...
L.A. NOWIn reaction to last week's emergency landing of a Southwest Airlines jet after a gash suddenly opened in its fuselage, the nation's top avation official on Wednesday ordered a review of a Federal Aviation Administration program that oversees aging...
ReutersU.S. aviation regulators, investigating unsettling disclosures of sleeping air traffic controllers, will ban scheduling practices most likely to result in drowsiness at work. The Federal Aviation Administration also said on Saturday it had suspended a...
The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration on Sunday issued new work rules aimed at preventing air traffic controllers from falling asleep on the job during overnight hours. Six separate incidents have alarmed regulators and safety advocates in recent...
Web ReporterA third air traffic controller has been fired for sleeping on the job, even as some say naps should be allowed during working hours to enhance controller attentiveness. The termination of the controller followed several highly publicized incidents that...
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