| Dec 17, 2012
| 1:32 PM
The National Weather Service has issued a dense fog advisory for the Baltimore area extending through Tuesday morning. Visibility was reduced to an eighth of a mile at BWI as of 4 p.m. Monday.
Forecasters warn it could make for another treacherous...
| Dec 17, 2012
| 7:48 PM
Most flights out of Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport were canceled Monday evening and night because of thick fog across the region, according to an airport spokesman.
The "extensive flight cancellations," including arrivals...
| 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...
| Aug 16, 2012
| 9:00 AM
In February, President Obama signed a bill requiring the Federal Aviation Administration to accommodate unmanned aerial vehicles in America's civilian airspace. The legislation slipped through without much media notice and certainly with no input from the...
| Aug 17, 2012
| 8:00 AM
Why must values always take a back seat to the headlong rush of developing technology? ("Md. sees a future in the rise of unmanned aircraft," Aug. 14.)
Sure, the creation of these new jobs in a sagging economy (1,050 jobs at AAI alone over the last...
| Nov 19, 2012
| 6:12 PM
Massive girders and freshly poured concrete form a bump in the middle of the low-slung terminal, almost as if BWI Marshall Airport is expecting.
In a way, it is.
Before next summer, a glassed-in walkway, new shops and a modern security checkpoint will...
| Nov 14, 2012
| 2:49 PM
With the busiest travel period of the year just a few anxious days away, BWI Marshall Airport is in an all-out push to burnish its reputation as the "easy come, easy go" airport.
Wednesday morning, federal security officials added BWI to a pre-...
| May 10, 2012
| 11:36 AM
It's been more than a decade since hot air ballooning was dealt a huge blow in the aftermath of Sept. 11, when concern for national safety was at an all-time high and many flights were grounded.
"We've come a long way since then," said Ron Broderick, a...
| May 16, 2012
| 9:36 AM
The surveillance state expands. The Patriot Act allows our phones to be wiretapped. Our email and Internet transactions leave a trail for some to follow. The police can access our GPS location data through our smartphones without a warrant. Retailers...
| Jun 11, 2012
| 7:14 AM
As taken from the pages of The Aegis dated Thursday, June 14, 1962:
It was recommended by the Federal Aviation Agency that the Bel Air area would be the future site of a small airport. This would be one of five similar airports in the Baltimore area...
| Jun 24, 2012
| 5:00 AM
Is there anything that the U.S. technology community, with an assist from the federal government, can do that would simultaneously achieve the following: a) help hone our economic edge to help us prosper a bit more over a long term; b) maintain and...
| Feb 28, 2013
| 1:04 PM
Passengers aboard a recent flight from Denver to San Diego might have noticed a whole lot of shakin' going on.
The Harlem Shake, that is - a viral dance craze sweeping across the nation from sea to sky?
The video shows passengers dancing in the aisles...