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FAA Proposes Second Largest Fine In History Against Southwest

New fallout tonight, as the FAA is proposing the second largest fine in history against Southwest Airlines. The government says the airline did not follow regulations when repairing planes.

07/29/2014

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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

(AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)

Southwest Airlines Flight From Baltimore Lands Safely In Indiana After Threat

An Indianapolis airport spokesman says a Southwest Airlines flight has safely made an emergency landing after the airline received some kind of threat.

04/18/2014

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FAA Cries Foul Over Nationals Drone Use For Aerial Spring Training Photos

The FAA is crying foul at a Major League Baseball team. The Washington Nationals used a drone to take pictures of the team during spring training. Problem is they didn’t get permission. And commercial drone use is banned.

03/17/2014

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Nationals In Hot Water Over Drones At Spring Training

A small, four-rotor drone hovered over Washington Nationals players for a few days during spring training in Florida last month, taking publicity photos impossible for a human photographer to capture. But no one got the Federal Aviation Administration’s permission first.

03/17/2014

(Credit, Randy Yagi)

Tips On Packing Lightly For Vacation

For the first-time traveler hoping to avoid baggage fees to the experienced globetrotter, the following 10 tips will help teach you how to pack more efficiently and maybe even more safely.

02/25/2014

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Accident Delays Flight At BWI Marshall Airport

An accident delays a flight at BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport.

02/16/2014

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FAA Demands BWI & Other Airports Make Safety Improvements

The FAA forces BWI and other airports to make changes to improve safety.

02/01/2014

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FAA Says Western Md. Wind Farm No Aviation Hazard

The Federal Aviation Administration says a proposed wind farm on Maryland’s highest mountain won’t be an aviation hazard.

12/24/2013

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FAA OKs Air Passengers Using Gadgets On Planes

Airline passengers can now stay plugged in throughout their air travel.

10/31/2013

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Md. Bids To Become Testing Site For Unmanned Drones

Finding room in the sky for unmanned drones. It’s a technical challenge Maryland says it’s up to.

10/08/2013

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FAA Looks To Relax Restrictions On Electronics Usage On Planes

Turning off all your electronic devices during flight takeoff and landing may be a thing of the past. An FAA advisory council is looking to relax some restrictions.

09/23/2013

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