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Air Transportation

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  • Copter pilot had sought radar help

    The pilot of the medevac helicopter that crashed in Prince George's County last month asked an air traffic controller for turn-by-turn landing instructions before he went down, but the controller couldn't provide such directions because she was not...
  • Dixon gifts probed

    Prosecutors are investigating whether Baltimore Mayor Sheila Dixon received thousands of dollars in gifts - including fur coats - from a prominent developer whose projects benefited from tax breaks and zoning changes she supported as City Council...
  • Snowbound: Governor declares emergency; up to 2 feet predicted

    A snow storm threatening to become Maryland's worst paralyzed the state with a one-two punch of fast-falling snow and blustery winds that choked roads, grounded Baltimore- Washington International Airport and created waist-high snow drifts that made...
  • Losing Lauderdale?

     
    Sorry I've been mostly absent tonight, but I had to write a piece for The Sun updating the spring training situation, and it's bad news for anyone who wants to club to stay in Fort Lauderdale.Long story short: The FAA wants......
  • The draft and more

     
    Did I hear something about actress Tatum O’Neal being arrested in New York over the weekend for purchasing cocaine? I'm sure she tried to get out of trouble by asking the police officers, “Do you know who I was?” The Orioles’......
  • Spring training update and more

     
    Kevin Millar needs to improve his aim. If he’s going to slam another foul ball off his leg, at least hit the shin guard.Millar left the game, with Oscar Salazar replacing him at first base. Is there a better athlete......
  • Fla. flight delay: Catfish on runway

     
    You know it's been raining too long in Florida when airport officials start delaying flights to give them time to clear the catfish from the runways.But it seems that's exactly what happened yesterday at Melbourne International Airport. To be fair, the......
  • High-altitude U-turn ... What was that about?

     
    One of the things about people like me who habitually watch the skies is that we see things that we can't explain. It happened again on Sunday afternoon. And I was not alone.My wife and I were returning from a......
  • Clouds may spoil view of Wallops launch

     
    The U.S. Air Force plans to launch a new satellite tonight from the NASA Wallops Flight Facility on Virginia's Eastern Shore. If skies were clear, the evening launch of the Minotaur 1 rocket would be visible for hundreds of miles.......
  • Blizzard Warning up from Arundel, south

     
    A potentially record-breaking December snowstorm is expected to escalate to blizzard proportions in Southern Maryland today, including Anne Arundel, Prince George's, Calvert, Charles and St. Mary's counties.UPDATE 9:30 a.m.: The Blizzard Warning (orange...
  • Three big snowstorms all ranked in Top 10

     
    The National Weather Service's Sterling, Va. forecast office has disowned the list of Top 20 Snowstorms for Baltimore that was posted on its Web site for many years. In the wake of the Feb. 5-6 storm, concerns were raised about the......
  • December snow, and season, lose 3 inches

     
    The winter of 2009-2010 will still go down in the history books as the snowiest on record for Baltimore. But in the end it will be three inches less stupendous than we thought.Meteorologists at the National Weather Service have just finished adjusting.......