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Court rejects Howard County’s challenge to noisy flight path

Baltimore Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport will host 50 youth this summer for its weeklong BWI Summer Youth Initiative Aug. 6-10. (File photo)

Howard County waited too long to challenge a federally approved change in the flight path of commercial airliners heading west out of Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport, and thus residents must endure the loud noise the jets make over the ...

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Civil aviation group creates memberships for drone pilots

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FREDERICK — An advocacy group for civil aviation is spreading its wings to welcome drone pilots. The Frederick-based Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association said in a statement Tuesday it’s creating new membership options for what it calls “remote pilots” of ...

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Brad Boyd: Drone users — May I see your license, please?

Pressures are mounting for everyone involved in the unmanned aircraft systems industry, as increasingly severe penalties and new registration requirements force recreational and commercial users of UAS to adapt to evolving laws and regulations. With a recent $1.9 million penalty ...

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