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    National Air and Space Museum Dedication Ceremony

    President Gerald Ford gave remarks and presided over a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the opening of the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum on July 1, 1976. The president is then…

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    First Half-Century of Aviation

    Jeremy Kinney gave a tour of the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum in Washington, D.C., and showed some of the museum’s one-of-a-kind artifacts that tell the story of the…

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    Air Traffic Control Staffing

    Officials from the Federal Aviation Administration and the National Air Traffic Controllers Association union were among the witnesses at a hearing on air traffic controller…

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    Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology Commencement Address

    Administrator for the Federal Aviation Administration Michael Huerta gave the commencement address to the 2016 graduates of Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology in the Vaughn…

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    Airport Screening Delays

    Bart Jansen talked about Transportation Security Adminstation (TSA) Administrator Peter Neffenger’s appearance on Capitol Hill to testify on long wait times at airport security…

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    Airport Security Wait Times

    Administrator Peter Neffenger testified at a hearing on the Transportation Security Administration’s recent surge in wait times for screening U.S. air passengers. Committee…

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    Open Phones on Airport Security Delays

    Telephone lines were open for viewer comments following a House Homeland Security Committee hearing on long wait times and delays at airport security checkpoints, as well as staffing…

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    Airport Security and Summer Travel

    Jennifer Scholtes joined by phone to discuss airport security and summer travel, including what Congress could do to alleviate long lines and delays for travelers.

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    Open Phones

    News headlines were read and phone lines were open for viewer calls on the question, “Are longer TSA security lines worth the wait?” Jennifer Scholtes also spoke by phone about…

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    Aviation Legislation

    Joan Lowy, Associated Press transportation reporter, spoke by phone about a Senate-passed aviation bill aimed at reforming the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). The bill would…

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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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