...But Don't Forget The ADIZ

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While joy riders flying in stolen airplanes is bad enough, yet more bad press for GA results when small aircraft violate the protected airspace over downtown Washington, D.C. An incursion last Wednesday caused a brief evacuation at Congress, and over the weekend, yet another straggler in a single-engine Cessna had to be escorted away from the Capitol by a pair of F-16 fighter jets. The airplane landed about 11 p.m. Saturday at Frederick Municipal Airport, and a man and woman on board were questioned and released.