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Since it was disclosed late last month that President Bush has directed the Department of Defense to draw up plans for temporarily disabling the
One of the cornerstones of aviation is trust.
Washington, D.C.’s South Capitol Street Heliport (09W) has been struggling to reopen to at least some pre-approved general aviation rotorcraft since mid-20
Beginning later this month, the North American Aerospace Defense Command (Norad) will use aircraft-specific laser lights to warn errant pilots they have st
Northrop Grumman expected to begin last month “operational testing and evaluation” of its Guardian civil aircraft counter-manpads air defense system aboard
In a letter to all 535 members of Congress, the National Air Transportation Association (NATA) highlighted what it calls “costly and ill-conceived provisio
Operators needing to hire a ride-along qualified law-enforcement officer to meet one of the special security requirements of flying into Reagan Washington
Two men who used grenades to hijack an Aires Colombia de Havilland Dash 8-300 on September 12 surrendered five hours after the standoff began, ending a har
A homeland security spending bill includes language directing the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) to work with industry to expand the transpor
The FAA and general aviation organizations have stepped up efforts to inform pilots flying in the airspace around the Washington and Baltimore areas about