Mid-Air Close Call
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An animation of a close call over the skies near SFO.
This story was published Feb. 20, 2012, at 1:38 p.m.
We recreated two close call events from NASA's Aviation Safety Reporting System data to illustrate the dangers of some of these near collisions Read More
The FAA's NextGEN modernization program aims to redesign Northern California's airspace and make flying safer, cheaper, and more efficient Read More
A compilation of raw data from the FAA and NASA's anonymously reported Aviation Safety Reporting System detailing recent incidents, accidents, and close calls over bay area skies. Read More
Sen. Barbara Boxer comments on the Inspector General's report on pilot training. Read More
Former FAA Manager turned whistleblower Gabe Bruno talks about what the FAA needs to do to improve oversight of the airline industry in a Stephen Stock report.
This story was published Feb. 17, 2012, at 2:08 p.m.
Former Commercial Pilot Ken Edwards recalls a terrifying near collision that almost killed him in affiliation with a Stephen Stock.
This story was published Feb. 17, 2012, at 2:14 p.m.
Chairman of U.S. House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee John Mica's statement on the Inspector General's pilot training report. Read More
You might think of near mid-air collisions as rare events, but they're apparently happening a lot more often than you might think. The NBC Bay Area Investigative Unit's Stephen Stock has uncovered troubling incidents of passenger airplanes getting too close for comfort at our three major airports.
This story was published Feb. 20, 2012, at 8:54 p.m.
The FAA explains exactly what data it collects and how it is used. Read More