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Amazon One Step Closer To Launching Drone Delivery Service

Amazon is one step closer to launching its drone delivery service. The Federal Aviation Administration recently approved the retail company to fly its unmanned aircraft on a trial basis.

03/22/2015

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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

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FAA Could Allow Commercial Drone Use In US

New technology may soon be taking to the skies. The FAA has released proposed requirements that could allow commercial drone use in the US.

02/16/2015

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FAA’s NextGen System Coming To BWI, Noise Is A Concern

America’s air traffic control system is getting a major overhaul. New technology will cut airlines costly use of fuel, allow for planes to fly more direct routes and push for on time flights. But, if you live near the airport, you could be in for a rude a wakening.

01/30/2015

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Passenger Growth At Reagan National To Overtake Dulles, BWI Airports

The CEO of the Washington region’s airports authority says it is growing in all the wrong places.

10/09/2014

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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

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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

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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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