Prohibited airspace

May 16, 2008 - 6:51am

Frontier Airlines grounded one of its captains and first officers after they inadvertently flew their Boeing 737 into prohibited airspace above the White House seconds after taking off from Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) last month.

July 23, 2007 - 10:57am

Rep. John Mica (R-Fla.), chairman of the House aviation subcommittee and self-described “persistent bastard,” continues to rail against the lack of action in reopening Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) to most general aviation operations.

September 26, 2006 - 2:25pm

With nearly 20,000 comments received on the proposal to make the Washington, D.C., air defense identification zone (ADIZ) permanent, the FAA will hold two public meetings this month to give pilots, airport managers and others a chance to present their views on the proposal.

October 5, 2001 - 11:23am

General aviation leaders trouped up to Capitol Hill late last month to plead with Congress for an audience with President Bush’s security advisors to explain the missions and uses of their segment of the nation’s air transportation system, and to try to head off more permanent and onerous restrictions.

 
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