FAA Rule Change Restores Student Pilot Birthday SolosThe AOPA says a federal rule change has restored the ability of student pilots to fly solo on their 14th or 16th birthday.
Neighbors Fed Up With Noise From BWI AirportThe number of noise complaints at BWI Thurgood Marshall has doubled in a one-year span since the airport upgraded its technology and shifted its flight patterns.
FAA Unveils New Drone Rules To Make Flying EasierThe FAA unveils new landmark rules that make it easier to pilot an unmanned aircraft. George Solis reports.
BWI Control Tower Evacuated Briefly After Fire AlarmThe FAA tower at BWI Thurgood Marshall airport was evacuated this morning for a fire alarm.
FAA: Software Update May Be Responsible For Malfunction The Federal Aviation Administration says a technical problem at an air traffic control center in Virginia that caused hundreds of flights to be delayed or canceled was possibly caused by a software upgrade at a high-altitude radar facility.
Flights Back To Normal After FAA Automation NightmareA day after flights were canceled or delayed at BWI due to a computer glitch, things are back to normal.
Amazon One Step Closer To Launching Drone Delivery ServiceAmazon 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.
Close Calls Between Drones And Planes Have FAA ConcernedDangerously 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.
FAA Could Allow Commercial Drone Use In USNew technology may soon be taking to the skies. The FAA has released proposed requirements that could allow commercial drone use in the US.
FAA's NextGen System Coming To BWI, Noise Is A ConcernAmerica'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.
Passenger Growth At Reagan National To Overtake Dulles, BWI AirportsThe CEO of the Washington region's airports authority says it is growing in all the wrong places.
FAA Proposes Second Largest Fine In History Against SouthwestNew 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.