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U.S. Navy jet. (credit: U.S. Navy photo courtesy Lockheed Martin via Getty Images)

Md. Naval Air Station Plans Training Exercises

Officials with the Patuxent River Naval Air Station in St. Mary’s County say nearby communities should be aware of noisy training exercises that have been scheduled.

10/18/2014

Tests of pilots killed in plane crashes over more than two decades show an increasing use of both legal and illegal drugs, says NTSB report. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Study: More Pilots Testing Positive For Drugs

Tests of pilots killed in plane crashes over more than two decades show an increasing use of both legal and illegal drugs, says NTSB report.

09/09/2014

An Asiana Airlines Boeing 777 is seen on the runway at San Francisco International Airport after crash landing on July 6, 2013. There were no immediate reports of casualties and one apparent survivor tweeted a picture of passengers fleeing the plane. Video footage showed the jet, Flight 214 from Seoul, on its belly surrounded by firefighters. (Credit: Josh Edelson/AFP/Getty Images)

Asiana Airlines Crash Probe Renews Aviation Culture Debate

New details about the crash of an Asiana Airlines jet have renewed questions about whether a culture of strict deference to more-senior pilots can compromise air safety.

12/12/2013

File photo of American Airlines jets. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Screening Process For Pilots, Flight Attendants Questioned After Incidents

The nervous breakdowns of a pilot this week and a flight attendant earlier this month are raising new questions regarding in-flight safety nearly 13 years after a psychotic episode was believed to have taken down EqyptAir Flight 990.

03/28/2012

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