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NORAD Exercise Flights Planned Over W. Va., Baltimore, D.C. and Richmond

NORAD Exercise Flights Planned Over West Virginia, Baltimore, D.C. and Richmond 17 Jun 2010 North American Aerospace Defense Command will conduct multiple exercise flights next week in the skies in the vicinity of northern West Virginia, Baltimore, Washington, D.C., and Richmond, Va. People may hear and see NORAD fighter aircraft in close proximity with DOD-contracted general aviation aircraft as they practice their intercept and identification procedures. NORAD has conducted exercise flights of this nature throughout the U.S. and Canada since the start of Operation Noble Eagle, the command’s response to the terrorist attacks [inside job] that occurred on Sept. 11, 2001.