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Oct 11, 2006 - 6:35 AM
Language included in the federal homeland security funding bill encourages the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) to continue moving forward on e
Oct 11, 2006 - 4:31 AM
General aviation’s quest to return to Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) sustained a blow last month when two Pennsylvania pilots caused anoth
Oct 9, 2006 - 10:19 AM
At a hearing before the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee last month, representatives of general aviation organizations spelled out the
Oct 9, 2006 - 6:36 AM
Hayden Sheaffer, the pilot-in-command of the Cessna 150 that violated the Washington, D.C.
Oct 4, 2006 - 4:35 AM
A Senate amendment that called for severe fines, loss of license and aircraft confiscation for violating the flight restricted zone (FRZ) in the Washington
Oct 4, 2006 - 4:18 AM
As the pressure mounts in Congress to do something about pilots who bust the Air Defense Identification Zone (ADIZ) around Washington, D.C., the FAA has ap
Oct 4, 2006 - 4:16 AM
In a recently released Government Accountability Office (GAO) study on securing and defending U.S.
Oct 3, 2006 - 11:03 AM
The long-awaited reopening of Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport to some general aviation aircraft now appears imminent with the Trans- portation Se
Oct 2, 2006 - 2:44 PM
Even as a half-dozen companies are rushing to get FAA approval for systems that will allow the in-flight use of personal cellphones on business aircraft, o
Oct 2, 2006 - 1:45 PM
The so-called “stealth” amendment passed Congress last month, granting the City of Rialto, Calif., special dispensation to sell its municipally owned airpo