Comments for: FAA to fine people who point lasers at planes

Posted June 01, 2011, at 7:32 p.m.
Last modified June 01, 2011, at 7:48 p.m.

WASHINGTON — People who point powerful lasers at planes and helicopters — which can temporarily blind pilots — could face fines as high as $11,000 per violation, the head of the Federal Aviation Administration said Wednesday. The FAA is using a new legal interpretation of existing regulations that prohibit interference …

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