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Green laser in cockpit (File image from FAA)

Lasers Pointed At 2 Flights Landing At Boston’s Logan Airport

Laser lights were aimed at two flights while approaching Boston’s Logan Airport Wednesday night, the FAA said.

07/23/2015

(File Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

United Airlines Flights Grounded Briefly By Computer Problem

All United Airlines flights nationwide were grounded for about an hour Wednesday because of computer problems.

07/08/2015

Man flying drone over Marblehead Memorial Day Parade prior to crash (Photo credit: Sean Lorenz)

FAA Investigating Drone Crash In Marblehead

The Federal Aviation Administration is investigating a drone crash during a Memorial Day parade in Marblehead.

05/26/2015

Logan Airport (Photo credit C.J. Gunther/AFP/Getty Images)

Officials: Report Of Drone Spotted Near Logan Airport

Federal officials are investigating a report of a unmanned aircraft seen near Logan Airport Saturday afternoon.

01/31/2015

Boeing 787 Dreamliner (credit: James Morgan/Boeing Australia via Getty Images)

Report: FAA Failed To Properly Test 787 Dreamliner Batteries

The government failed to properly test the Boeing 787’s lithium-ion batteries and relied too much on Boeing for technical expertise, a new report says.

05/22/2014

Reports of lasers being pointed at planes heading to Logan were up in 2010.

Police Searching For Person Pointing Laser Lights At Boston Planes

It could be a dangerous game, someone pointing green laser lights at aircraft.

02/26/2014

Forte Park in Newton. (WBZ-TV)

FAA: Laser Pointed At Plane Over Newton

Two different pilots reported seeing lasers pointed into their cockpits Tuesday night.

02/25/2014

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Tips On Packing Lightly For Vacation

For the first-time traveler hoping to avoid baggage fees to the experienced globetrotter, the following 10 tips will help teach you how to pack more efficiently and maybe even more safely.

02/25/2014

Quincy

Mystery Aircraft Frightens Quincy Residents

Sources tell WBZ that the aircraft is not a drone and that it is manned.

05/09/2013

Gary Lapierre

Thank God For Congress And Barack Obama……….

The FAA has been cutting back personnel for almost a year now and clearly, the sequester date was looming. A lot of things could have been done to prevent it, but they opted to do nothing. The White House, clearly bent on creating suffering among us, joined in the refusal to do something about it and in a matter of hours, tens of thousands of air travelers were stranded and were suffering. Four members of my family got caught in it.

04/26/2013

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