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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for viewer responses to a question on Transportation Security Administration (TSA): “What is your experience?” AP Transportation Reporter Joan Lowy…

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    Aviation in Long Beach, California

    Claudine Burnett talked about the history of aviation in Long Beach, California. She spoke about some of the city’s early aviators, as well manufacturer Douglas Aircraft, which…

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    Homeland Security Dog Programs

    Officials from the Transportation Security Administration (TSA), Customs and Border Protection, and the Government Accountability Office (GAO) testified at a hearing on the Homeland…

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    Book Discussion on Howard's Whirlybirds

    Donald Porter talked about his book, Howard’s Whirlybirds: Howard Hughes’s Amazing Pioneering Helicopter Exploits, about Howard Hughes and his connection to the Apache…

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    Drone Regulation

    Eli Dourado talked about an Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) task force’s recommendation that all drones operated outdoors and weighing between eight ounces and 55 pounds should…

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    Transportation Security Administration

    Homeland Security officials testified at a hearing on airport security. A recent report from the Inspector General revealed the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) was not as…

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    Drone Safety

    Witnesses testified at a hearing on the risks drones pose to aviation safety and the need for drone safety regulations to mitigate those risks.

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    Open Phones with David McCullough

    David McCullough talked about his book, The Wright Brothers, and responded to viewer calls. He was interviewed at the 15th annual National Book Festival, held at the Walter E.…

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    Drones and UAVs in the Homeland

    Panelists discussed current and proposed laws and policies for the use of domestic unmanned aerial systems (UAS) or vehicles (UAVs). Topics included several incidents involving actual or…

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    Recreational Drone Use and Commercial Aircraft

    Bart Jansen talked about near-collisions between drones and commercial aircraft and what the federal government could do to regulate recreational and commercial use of unmanned aerial…

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    EPA Hearing on Commercial Aircraft Emissions

    The Environmental Protection Agency held a public hearing its Washington, D.C., headquarters to hear from environmental groups, aircraft industry representatives, private citizens and…

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    Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17

    Journalists talked about the circumstances surrounding the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, which was shot down over eastern Ukraine on July 17, 2014. All 298 passengers and crew on…

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    Oversight of the Transportation Security Administration

    Homeland Security and Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officials testified at a hearing on TSA policies and challenges facing the agency. The hearing was interrupted due to…

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    Transportation Security Administration Funding

    Chad Wolf talked about the Transportation Security Administration’s (TSA) funding, training practices, and technology. He also discussed a inspector general recent report showing…

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    Q&A with David McCullough

    David McCullough talked about his book The Wright Brothers, in which he talks about the personal stories of Wilbur and Orville Wright, the roles their family played, and the time period in…

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    Air Traffic Control Modernization

    Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Administrator Michael Huerta was among a panel of witnesses who testified on his agency’s efforts to modernize the air traffic control system,…

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    Mystery of Flight 19

    John Bloom talked about the disappearance of five TBM Avenger torpedo bombers during a 1945 training mission and showed items related to the 14 men who lost their lives. The…

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    Airline Industry and International Competition

    The chief executives of three U.S. air carriers spoke about growing international competition and responded to questions on their regulatory efforts. They argued that airline carriers…

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    FAA Reauthorization and Airline Safety

    Officials from several aviation safety agencies testified at a hearing on reauthorizing the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). Topics included pilot fatigue and training, regulations…

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    Airline Pilot Mental Health

    Mary Schiavo talked about how U.S. airlines address the issue of the mental health of their pilots following the March 24, 2015, crash of Germanwings Flight 9525 in the Swiss Alps. The…

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