| Jan 24, 2012
| 4:35 PM
Just as it can with human couples, sharing a good meal apparently sparks thoughts of love among whooping cranes.
The stately, endangered birds at Patuxent Wildlife Research Center in Laurel are being primed by their keepers for another season of...
| Jan 18, 2012
| 11:20 AM
The day many Americans were celebrating the freedoms that Martin Luther King's life stood for, some Harford County residents were experiencing another freedom – the freedom of flight.
The Harford County Squadron of the Civil Air Patrol,U.S. Air...
| Jan 27, 2012
| 9:10 PM
One of the most ambitious, and contentious, issues in Carroll County over the past decade came to a crash landing on Thursday, Jan. 26, as the Board of County Commissioners rejected the $74 million expansion plan for Carroll County Regional Airport in...
| Sep 13, 2012
| 10:05 AM
Remember Capt. Chesley B. "Sully" Sullenberger, the US Airways pilot who landed his Airbus A320 carrying 155 passengers safely on the Hudson River in 2009 after a flock of geese collided with the jet over New York's LaGuardia Airport and stalled both...
| Sep 18, 2012
| 8:15 AM
There is no doubt that bird strikes are a growing problem that is likely to result in airline tragedy, but your recent editorial fails to discuss exactly what the FAA can do about it ("Don't count on another miracle," Sept. 14). It seems to me that any...
| Jul 25, 2012
| 9:33 PM
Advocates for plain language have issued their first report card on how clearly federal agencies communicate with taxpayers and others — and the Social Security Administration has drawn a pair of C's.
That put the Woodlawn-based administration in...
| Jul 19, 2012
| 7:36 PM
A pilot working for an Eastern Shore company that flies advertising banners over Ocean City beaches each summer was killed Thursday after his plane crashed on a golf course in Worcester County, according to Maryland State Police.
The pilot, identified by...
| Jul 19, 2012
| 9:08 PM
For sale: painstakingly restored Vietnam War-era Marine helicopter. Records missing, but mounts, gun replicas and rocket pods included. The blades spin, but the 1965 UH-1E Huey gunship is not flyable.
To view, visit Cevon McLean's backyard in Lothian....
| Feb 25, 2012
| 1:25 PM
South River High School teacher Rob Rice could have taught his aeronautics class without ever leaving the ground. Instead, he's bolstering his teaching skills by soaring over the Bay Bridge in a two-seat propeller plane, learning to become a pilot....
| Feb 3, 2012
| 8:09 AM
What's that saying about leading a horse to water? The latest effort to teach Maryland-bred whooping crane chicks to migrate to Florida for the winter has been called off because the endangered birds will no longer follow the ultralight aircraft...
| Feb 21, 2012
| 5:16 PM
Three siblings – two brothers and their sister – from Fallston were killed Monday evening in a three-vehicle accident near Bel Air, a Maryland State Police spokesman said.
The accident occurred shortly before 10 p.m. on Route 543 about half a...
| Aug 13, 2012
| 3:41 PM
In a cavernous production facility at AAI Unmanned Aircraft Systems in Hunt Valley, workers assemble remote-control planes that help U.S. forces identify enemy targets.
At the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory in Laurel, researchers...