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Md. Airport Managers Meeting In Frederick

Airport managers from across Maryland are meeting in Frederick to discuss issues involving private aircraft and their pilots.

06/05/2014

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Local Aircraft Experts Weigh In On The Mystery Of The Missing Malaysian Jetliner

A week into the search for the missing Malaysian jetliner, investigators still have no idea where the plane is. But there is growing evidence a deliberate act may have sent the plan thousands of miles off its original course.

03/14/2014

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University Of Md. Among Schools Developing Drone Concepts For Civilian Use

Maryland airspace may not be involved, but the state’s brain power definitely is. The FAA will include research at the University of Maryland into the job of integrating drone aircraft into civilian airspace.

01/02/2014

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Fighter Jets Collide Off Md. Coastline, 1 Pilot Injured

Two fighter jets collide in midair 35 miles from Maryland’s coastline. It took an incredible effort from the Coast Guard to bring one of the pilots to safety.

08/02/2013

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Navy’s Unmanned Drone Flies Into History

Taking off from a military base in Maryland, an unmanned drone flies into history.

07/11/2013

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Navy Completes 1st Unmanned Carrier Landing

The Navy successfully landed a drone the size of a fighter jet aboard an aircraft carrier for the first time Wednesday, showcasing the military’s capability to have a computer program perform one of the most difficult tasks that a pilot is asked to do.

07/10/2013

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Solar Powered Plane On Final Leg Of Flight To NYC

A solar-powered aircraft lifted off from a suburban Washington airport before dawn Saturday, embarking on the final leg of a history-making cross-country flight.

07/06/2013

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Pilot Presumed Dead In Ocean City Plane Crash

A plane plunges right into the water along a packed Ocean City beach. The search for survivors is called off, as rough conditions make it dangerous for emergency crews.

06/30/2013

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Aircraft Repair Firm Coming To Hagerstown

Washington County officials say an international aircraft maintenance company will establish operations at the Hagerstown Regional Airport.

07/05/2012

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Navy: Drone Aircraft Crashes In Md.; No Injuries

A Naval drone aircraft crashed on Maryland’s Eastern Shore on Monday without injuries or property damage on the ground, officials said.

06/11/2012

Saturday, June 9, 2012

Golf in high heels? An event in Lutherville is raising money for the Maryland House of Ruth. A sheriff is flying high–nearly for free! Also, Turtle talk with Meteorologist Tim Williams and Gigi Barnett.

06/09/2012

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Eastern Shore Sheriff’s Office Testing Gyroplane

An unusual aircraft is taking to the skies over the Eastern Shore. The Queen Anne’s County sheriff’s office says it is flying patrols with a gyroplane, which is part helicopter and part airplane, under a Department of Justice grant.

06/05/2012

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