Close Calls In Our Skies

Close Calls In Our Skies

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The NBC Bay Area Investigative Unit dug through 30 years of records to discover that close calls in our skies happen more often than you might imagine.

Feb 20, 2012 Share
Close Calls: Troubling Incidents at Our Airports

Close Calls: Troubling Incidents at Our Airports

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.

Mar 19, 2012 Share
FAA Moves Towards NextGEN

FAA Moves Towards NextGEN

The FAA's NextGEN modernization program aims to redesign Northern California's airspace and make flying safer, cheaper, and more efficient Read More

Feb 19, 2012 Share
Incidents, Accidents, Information on Close Calls

Incidents, Accidents, Information on Close Calls

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

Feb 17, 2012 Share
Pilot Speaks Out: Web Edit

Pilot Speaks Out: Web Edit

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.

Feb 17, 2012 Share
Critic of the FAA's Approach: Web Edit

Critic of the FAA's Approach: Web Edit

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.

Apr 26, 2012 Share
SFO Close Call Animation

SFO Close Call Animation

An animation of a close call over the skies near SFO.
This story was published Feb. 20, 2012, at 1:38 p.m.

Feb 18, 2012 Share
Barbara Boxer's Statement on Aviation Safety

Barbara Boxer's Statement on Aviation Safety

Sen. Barbara Boxer comments on the Inspector General's report on pilot training. Read More

Feb 19, 2012 Share
Rep. John Mica's Statement on Pilot Training

Rep. John Mica's Statement on Pilot Training

Chairman of U.S. House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee John Mica's statement on the Inspector General's pilot training report. Read More

Feb 17, 2012 Share
FAA Responds to Concerns of Near Mid-Air Collisions

FAA Responds to Concerns of Near Mid-Air Collisions

The FAA explains exactly what data it collects and how it is used. Read More

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