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    Christopher Hart on Aviation Safety

    National Transportation Safety Board Chair Christopher Hart addressed the Air Line Pilots Association 2016 Air Safety Forum. Afterward his speech, he participated in a moderated…

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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. Washington…

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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 first…

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    Open Phones with Valerie Neal

    Valerie Neal, chair of the National Air and Space Museum’s Space History Department, talked about the 40th anniversary of the museum and responded to viewer comments and questions.

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    Open Phones with General J.R. "Jack" Dailey

    General J.R. “Jack” Dailey, director of the National Air and Space Museum, talked about the 40th anniversary of the museum and responded to viewer comments and questions.

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    National Air and Space Museum 40th Anniversary Event

    The National Air and Space Museum marked its 40th anniversary. The event included remarks by Museum director General J.R. “Jack” Dailey and others.

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    NASA Glenn Research Center

    Anne Mills talked about the origins of NASA’s third research facility, the Glenn Research Center, and how it transitioned from an aviation research facility into NASA’s engine research facility. She also…

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    Crawford Auto-Aviation Museum

    Derek Moore gave a tour of the Crawford Auto-Aviation Museum and spoke about how Cleveland held the “Motor City” nickname before Detroit, Michigan. He spoke about Alexander Winton, who set up a factory in…

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    Transportation Security Administration Misconduct

    Two House Homeland Security subcommittees presented reports on misconduct by Transportation Security Administration employees. Findings in the report included TSA data showing that…

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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 seen…

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    Aviation in the 20th Century

    Tom Crouch gave a tour of the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum’s Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, Virginia, and spoke about the airplanes that have carried Americans aloft…

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    Amelia Earhart Exhibit

    The Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery is commemorating the 75th anniversary of Amelia Earhart’s disappearance on an around-the-world flight. She was called “Lady Lindy” after pioneering aviator…

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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 staffing. The…

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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 checkpoints.

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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 members asked him…

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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 airport…

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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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