NORAD training flights planned in D.C. region
WASHINGTON (AP) - The North American Aerospace Defense Command says a series of training flights will be held in the Washington area.
NORAD says aircraft will practice interception and identification procedures in the region on Thursday from 3 a.m. to 5 a.m.
Civil Air Patrol aircraft, Air Force F-16s and a Coast Guard HH-65 Dolphin helicopter will participate.
NORAD, based at Peterson Air Force Base, Colo., is a joint U.S.-Canadian command that patrols the skies over North America.