Aircraft

laser pointers

Laser Pointers Continue To Put Pilots And Passengers At Risk

Hazard in the sky. Eleven commercial airlines said they were hit with laser beams while flying over the East Coast.

07/16/2015

Pluto

Pluto Close-Up: Spacecraft Makes Flyby Of Icy, Mystery World

Pluto is now in the bag. The New Horizons spacecraft made its closest approach today to the dwarf planet.

07/14/2015

surveillance

FBI Behind Mysterious Surveillance Aircraft Over Baltimore, Other Cities

Spies in the skies. A new report reveals the staggering scope of government surveillance from the air, including several times during the recent unrest in Baltimore.

06/02/2015

chopper

Helicopter Makes Hard Landing Off Dorchester Co. Shore

Police say a helicopter was forced to make a hard landing Tuesday in about four feet of water.

03/24/2015

drone

Close Calls Between Drones And Planes Have FAA Concerned

Dangerously close. Days after new rules are proposed for drones to fly in the U.S., pilots are scared it’s a collision waiting to happen. The FAA is reporting more and more near-misses in the skies.

02/27/2015

BWI

New Outdoor Viewing Area & Bar Is Coming To BWI-Marshall Airport In 2016

Increasing competition is causing airports across the country to upgrade its terminals.

09/02/2014

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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

malaysian flight

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

drones

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

(Photo credit should read JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

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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