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Troubling near misses between jets have airline industry on defensive

August 24, 2023 — The number of close calls at airports is down, but high-profile near catastrophes in Austin, New York and Boston are raising concerns.

New Rule Could Keep Pilots Flying Until Age 67

July 19, 2023 — There has been a recent discussion about a bill heading for a vote in congress that would raise the mandatory retirement age for pilots from age 65 to 67 which could be the key to the air travel nightmares people have been experiencing.

Mystery Virginia plane crash debris ‘highly fragmented’

June 6, 2023 — US investigators have begun combing through rural Virginia in search of wreckage from a small plane that flew off course before crashing on Sunday.

Jet crashes in Virginia following sonic boom heard across DMV

June 6, 2023 — NTSB Instigators are on the ground in Virginia, now collecting evidence from the Cessna plane crash Sunday. Officials have confirmed all four victims have died. FOX 5’s Stephanie Ramirez reports from Downtown D.C. with the latest.

147th Westminster Dog Show: Understanding what it takes to win

May 8, 2023 — FOX Weather Meteorologist Craig Herrera is at the 147th Westminster Dog Show with FOX Sports Analyst Gail Miller Bisher to learn what it takes to win big at the Westminster Dog Show.

Personal Interview With Richard Levy

March 27, 2023 — Student interviews Richard Levy on his profession as an aviation consultant.


Feds to hire 200 border pilots amid shortage

February 16, 2023 — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is looking to hire 200 pilots to conduct surveillance and security missions along the U.S. border, the agency announced last week.

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Severe turbulence diverts flight to Dulles Airport

March 3, 2023 — A flight from Texas to Germany was diverted to Dulles International Airport after encountering severe turbulence, according to the Federal Aviation Administration. FOX 5’s David Kaplan explains what happened.


FAA releases audio of deadly Dallas air show plane crash

January 12, 2023 — Newly released audio gives some clues as to the conversations going on between pilots and organizers, but there are still many questions about how this happened.

US Flights Resume After Computer Outage Grounds Planes

January 11, 2023 — Air traffic control operations are returning to normal across the United States after thousands of flights were canceled or delayed by a malfunction in the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration system that left pilots, airlines and airports without crucial safety information for hours. White House Bureau Chief Patsy Widakuswara has this report.

More than 9,000 delayed flights after huge FAA outage

January 11, 2023 — WASHINGTON — The Federal Aviation Administration says air traffic operations are gradually resuming across the U.S. after a critical overnight system outage. The agency had ordered all domestic departures to pause until 9 a.m. Eastern Wednesday morning, causing a nationwide ripple effect of flight delays and cancellations.

Why Do Some Airplane Seats Not Line Up With Windows? It Just May Be the Wi-Fi

December 16, 2022 — If you’ve flown in recent years, you may have noticed that sometimes your window seat doesn’t really have a window next to it—at least not an entire window. But it wasn’t always that way. Here’s why airplane seats don’t line up with windows anymore.

What’s next after the preliminary NTSB report on the Dallas air show disaster?

December 1, 2022 — One central question is what the pilot of the P-63 was able to see outside of the cockpit. Pilots have previously flagged visibility issues with the World War II-era fighter.

Investigators search for answers in deadly Dallas air show midair collision

November 14, 2022 — Flight safety experts say human error was likely a factor, but it’s unclear whether planners or pilots were the cause of the crash that killed six.

Capt. Richard J. Levy Discusses The Aviation Industry

August 22, 2022 — Cpt. Richard J. Levy speaks about his experiences as a pilot and provides insights regarding the aviation industry on Morning TALK Live with J. Stan McCauley.

5G Rollout Delayed Due To Airlines’ Concerns

January 18, 2022 — Verizon and AT&T have agreed to delay the rollout of 5G deployment near some airports. This comes after airline executives had warned of “catastrophic disruption” to travel, beginning Wednesday.


November 25, 2021 — On October 23, 2020, Lt. Rhiannon Ross and US Coast Guard Ensign Morgan Garrett lost their lives in a Navy training exercise in Magnolia Springs Subdivision. One year later, Cpt. Richard J. Levy, an aviation expert and a retired pilot with 41 years of experience under his belt, provides a possible explanation on what may have caused the crash.


September 15, 2021 — Spirit Airlines Flight 334 suffered mechanical issues that led to the pilots aborting takeoff. Fortunately, no one was injured in the incident. Retired pilot Cpt. Richard J. Levy offers an insight on how the pilots addressed and managed the situation.