Federal Aviation Administration
Finding room in the sky for unmanned drones. It’s a technical challenge Maryland says it’s up to.
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.
Two airports in Maryland have received more than $8 million in federal grants for runway rehabilitation and to improve traffic flow.
A lightning bolt strikes the air traffic control tower at BWI–injuring an employee and grounding planes for hours.
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.
Crisfield Municipal Airport has been awarded a grant of more than $78,000 to update its master plan.
Two Eastern Shore airports have been awarded grants for safety and environmental assessments.
Montgomery County authorities say one person is dead and one person is injured in a small plane crash in Laytonsville.
Laser pointers shined into the eyes of pilots in the air. The Feds are pushing for stiff new penalties against laser strikes. A WJZ investigation brought the problem to light here in Maryland.
The North American Aerospace Defense Command and Federal Aviation Administration will be conducting flights in the Washington area over the next two weeks.
Senate to vote on House bill extending FAA’s operating authority through mid-September, and provision to eliminate air service subsidies.
It may be used as a plaything, but laser pointers are deadly serious when focused on aircrafts. Incidents of pilots being temporary blinded has nearly doubled.