President Donald J. Trump will make his first visit to Camp David this weekend, spending a night at the woodsy retreat in Western Maryland on Saturday and ending speculation about whether he would call on the historic property during his presidency.
The Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport Fire and Rescue Department and other agencies prepared for a mass casualty disaster at an emergency exercise at the airport on Saturday.
A federal agency has ruled that the chief executive at BWI Marshall International Airport in his previous job retaliated against a whistle-blower who reported concerns to fedeal officials about runway safety.
The two-year aviation technology program at the Community College of Baltimore County, started in 1974, offers six associate of applied science degree programs on its Catonsville campus, including air traffic control, aircraft dispatcher, flight operations management and three professional pilot degrees.
Residents in Elkridge, Ellicott City and the Columbia neighborhoods of Oakland Mills, Long Reach and Owen Brown seem to be taking the brunt of the roar of jet engines from BWI, which they say is highly disruptive to daily life and fear it could lower their property values.
Frustrated neighbors of BWI Airport filled a school cafeteria in Linthicum Thursday night for a chance to confront Federal Aviation Administration officials about an increase of airplane noise caused by new, lower flight paths over their homes.
The Maryland Aviation Administration failed for nearly a decade to comply with federal noise compatibility requirements, barring the state from recuperating $4.6 million in sound insulation costs — and instead passing those costs onto airlines and passengers, according to a state audit released Monday.
As the Baltimore Police Department considers whether to continue using a private aerial surveillance program to fight crime, the man who owns the technology has increasingly looked to court other clients in private industry. Critics raise concerns about such footage going to the highest bidder.
As hundreds of thousands of drones take to the sky, competing for space with passenger airliners, cargo planes and other manned aircraft, the federal government has been moving to regulate models more like real planes.
The Federal Aviation Administration implemented new flight patterns at BWI Marshall Airport in 2015, part of a $35 billion nationwide NextGen air traffic update that the agency estimates will save more than $160 billion in fuel and other costs through 2030. The noise has been unbearable for nearby residents.
Since Terry Kilby founded his drone photography company in Owings Mills four years ago, he says, he has been careful to follow the labyrinthine process to get permission from federal authorities to fly legally.
Mary S. Feik, a retired aviation engineer who restored historic aircraft and taught aviation restoration at the National Air and space Museum's Paul E. Garber Restoration facility in Suitland, died June 10 of complications from cancer at her Annapolis home. She was 92.
Ten-year-old Eric Morris had already sent a 4-inch drone lurching into the air in a West Baltimore park Monday morning when instructor Austin Brown asked the students if anyone wanted to take the controls of a much larger aircraft.
The Coast Guard has no rules to govern the operation of underwater drones in the Chesapeake Bay, a spokesman said Friday, but it does try to keep track of who is using unmanned submarines in U.S. waters.
Tim Tenne was recently chosen as chairman of a new Baltimore County Committee tasked with looking at the logistics of making Towson a separate council district. The committee has been pulled together through the office of Councilman David Marks. Transparency and public participation are foundations for the group.
Six unions representing workers at BWI Marshall Airport on Wednesday asked legislative leaders to investigate the hiring of the airport's new executive director, whose previous tenure in Cleveland has come under fire from safety officials.
The Federal Aviation Administration has grown increasingly concerned about the spread of drones in the skies. The U.S. Department of Transportation announced Monday that recreational drones will need to be formally registered. Realtor Robert McArtor said he received an FAA exemption in May to fly his drone because he produces an aerial video tour for each home listing.
The government has lined up a number of drone and pilot industry groups behind an effort to get operators to register their aircraft and has formed a task force to spell out specific rules, but questions remain about how the requirement will be enforced and how much help it will be in tracking down operators who fly dangerously.
To help Phil Davis, a Catonsville native and current resident of Hereford, and his wife and children, his sister and her family will host a fundraiser on Oct. 23 to raise money to support the family while Phil undergoes treatment for cancer.
Ricky Smith's role in understaffing runway snow removal crews in Cleveland should be closely examined. But there's also a systemic Maryland problem lurking behind the specifics of these violations: the lack of oversight in the selection process for a position that runs one of the state's most important assets in BWI Airport.
Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson is disputing allegations that budget cuts left that city's airport with too few workers to keep its runways safe, as claimed this week by the airport's former manager, who now runs BWI Marshall.
Cleveland's international airport has been fined $735,000 by the Federal Aviation Administration for repeatedly failing to keep its runways safe during the administration of its former chief, who was hired by Gov. Larry Hogan earlier this year to run BWI.