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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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Hagerstown Airport Logs 10K Boardings In 2012

After tallying more than 10,000 paid commercial air service passenger boardings last year, Hagerstown Regional Airport has secured a $1 million entitlement through the Federal Aviation Administration.

07/16/2013

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FAA Looks To Cut Back In Other Areas After Air Traffic Controllers Saved

While control towers are being saved, the FAA is looking to cut back in other ways. A plan is in the works that could slash contract weather observers from some of the busiest airports. It’s a move some say could compromise flight safety.

05/01/2013

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FAA: Air Traffic System Soon At Full Operation

The Federal Aviation Administration says it’s suspended all employee furloughs and says air traffic facilities will begin returning to regular staffing levels over the next 24 hours.

04/27/2013

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Air Traffic Control Furloughs Trigger Delays At Airports

In Maryland and across the nation, airline passengers are bracing for the worst. Federal budget cuts hit the FAA and trigger big delays at airports. Some are already seeing three hour backups!

04/22/2013

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Md. Lawmakers Push For Stiffer Anti-Laser Legislation

Days before the busiest travel day of the year, state lawmakers are taking aim at a disturbing trend that makes flying more dangerous. They want stiffer penalties for pointing a laser at a plane.

11/19/2012

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Crisfield Airport Gets $78,000 Federal Grant

Crisfield Municipal Airport has been awarded a grant of more than $78,000 to update its master plan.

09/13/2012

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