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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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    Open Phones on Regulating Commercial Drones

    Telephone lines were open for comments on how commercial drones should be regulated after an airing of a March 24, 2015, Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation subcommittee hearing on…

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    Airport Pre-Check Program

    Witnesses testified on the Transportation Security Administration’s (TSA) Pre-Check program, which allows expedited screening at airports for pre-approved passengers. Topics…

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    Commercial Drones

    Federal regulators and representatives of private business, lobbying organizations, and think tanks testified at a hearing on the commercial use of unmanned aircraft systems, commonly known…

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    Commercial Drone Regulations

    USA Today transportation reporter Bart Jansen spoke by telephone about new proposed drone regulations that were announced by Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx.

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    Secretary Foxx on Commercial Drone Guidelines

    A conference call with Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx on a proposed framework of Federal Aviation Administration regulations that would allow routine use of certain small unmanned…

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    Drone Safety and Regulation

    Jack Nicas talked by remote video from Chicago about increased efforts to regulate usage of drones in the United States following the crash of a recreational drone on the White House…

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    Drone Research and Development

    Witnesses testified at a House Science, Space, and Technology Committee hearing on research and development performed by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the National…

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    Secretary Jeh Johnson on Aviation Security

    Secretary Jeh Johnson talked about the Department of Homeland Security’s priorities for 2015, including promoting aviation security. Topics included global terrorism threats,…

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    Book Discussion on Spacewalker

    John Norberg talked about the book he co-authored, Spacewalker: My Journey in Space and Faith as NASA’s Record-Setting Frequent Flyer, and about the role Purdue University has played…

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    Aviation and Space Exploration

    John Norberg talked about the role Purdue University has played in the history of flight and aeronautical engineering in the United States. Mr. Norberg spoke about major aviation…

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    Amelia Earhart Collection at Purdue University

    Sammie Morris speaks about the George Palmer Putnam Collection of Amelia Earhart Papers at Purdue University, the world’s largest collection of papers related to the American aviation…

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    Drone Regulation and Safety

    Michael Toscano talked about a House hearing on drone safety and possible legislation aimed at regulating drone use. Other topics included new drone technology and applications, and…

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    Drone Technology and Safety

    Witnesses testified at ahearing on the state of the unmanned aircraft system industry and efforts to integrate drones into existing U.S. airspace. They answered questions on safety and…

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the question: “Do you support or oppose commercial and recreational drone use?” Elizabeth Crisp also spoke by phone about the…

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    Airline Safety and Security

    Michael Huerta talked about airline safety and security. Among his remarks he detailed new protocols in response to a fire at the Chicago’s air traffic control center. He…

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    Ebola Screening Procedures at U.S. Airports

    Theresa Cardinal Brown talked about travel screening procedures put in place at five U.S. airports in response to the Western African Ebola outbreak. She compared these new measures to…

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    Open Phones

    Phone lines were open on viewer calls on the question: “Would you support a U.S. travel ban to contain Ebola?” Keith Laing spoke by phone about the possibility of Ebola-related…

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    Book Discussion on Birdmen

    Lawrence Goldstone talked about his book, Birdmen: The Wright Brothers, Glenn Curtiss, and the Battle to Control the Skies, in which he recounts the competition between the Wright brothers…

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    Wireless Technology and Public Safety

    The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) held an open meeting on the rules governing the construction, marking, and lighting of antenna towers. They approved changes meant to help…

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