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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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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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FAA Investigates After Drone Crashes In Virginia

The FAA is investigating after a drone crashed into a crowd in Virginia. Several spectators were injured and wondering why the unmanned aircraft was above them in the first place.

08/27/2013

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Blinding Trouble: More Pilots Reporting Laser Incidents While Flying

New data from aviation officials indicates more pilots are reporting seeing bright laser beams while flying.

08/15/2013

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