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FAA lifts ban on U.S. flights to and from Israel

The Federal Aviation Administration has lifted its restrictions on U.S. airline flights into and out of Ben Gurion Airport.

Thursday - 07/24/2014, 04:28am EDT

Tags: Federal Aviation Administration, FAA, Ben Gurion Airport, Delta Air Lines, Emirates

Reagan National Airport simulates accident scene to test first responders

Lights, sirens and crowds of emergency responders - that was the scene at a large scale training drill for first responders at the Reagan National Airport this morning.

Saturday - 09/21/2013, 04:38pm EDT

Tags: Reagan National Airport, Federal Aviation Administration, emergency drill, Kathy Stewart

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Area airports to be impacted by FAA budget cuts

The FAA says it will shut down 149 air traffic control towers nationwide, some of which are in Maryland and Virginia.

Saturday - 03/23/2013, 07:16am EDT

Tags: towers, thomas warren, Federal Aviation Administration, air traffic control towers

Spy in the Sky: Store-bought spies in rural Va.

Russell County in Southwest Virginia is perhaps an unlikely place for the front lines of the drone debate, but the county has purchased two drones.

Tuesday - 03/19/2013, 05:51am EDT

Tags: andrew mollenbeck, spy in the sky, Russell County, Drones, Federal Aviation Administration

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Spy in the Sky: Grounded in the nation's capital

In the WTOP series "Spy in the Sky," we examine the types of drones used by the U.S. military and fears about targeted killings, both at home and abroad.

Monday - 03/18/2013, 12:17pm EDT

Tags: Adam Eidinger, Drones, spy in the sky, andrew mollenbeck, Federal Aviation Administration

Md. lawmakers take aim at laser-pointer aviation incidents

Hundreds of pilots nationwide reported last year that individuals on the ground were directing laser pointers at low-flying planes and helicopters.

Tuesday - 11/20/2012, 06:08am EST

Tags: dick uliano, laser pointers, Federal Aviation Administration, FAA, bwi, airport

Newport News airport gets $10.2M federal grant

The Newport News/Williamsburg International Airport has received a $10.2 million federal grant.

Tuesday - 09/25/2012, 03:20am EDT

Tags: Hampton Roads Executive Airport, FAA, Federal Aviation Administration, transportation

Investigation continues in mid-air collision in Va

Canadian officials are continuing the investigation into what led two small, private planes to collide in mid-air on Memorial Day in Fauquier County.

Wednesday - 08/22/2012, 04:31pm EDT

Tags: Warrenton-Fauquier Airport, plane crash, Transportation Safety Board of Canada, National Transportation Safety Board, Federal Aviation Administration

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