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Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Administrator Michael Huerta announces that government safety rules are changing to let airline passengers use most electronic devices from gate-to-gate during a news conference, Thursday, Oct. 31, 2013, at Washington's Ronald Reagan National Airport. The change will let passengers read, work, play games, watch movies and listen to music _ but not make cellphone calls. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)

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Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Administrator Michael Huerta announces that government safety rules are changing to let airline passengers use most electronic devices from gate-to-gate during a news conference, Thursday, Oct. 31, 2013, at Washington's Ronald Reagan National Airport. The change will let passengers read, work, play games, watch movies and listen to music _ but not make cellphone calls. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)

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Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Administrator Michael Huerta announces that government safety rules are changing to let airline passengers use most electronic devices from gate-to-gate during a news conference, Thursday, Oct. 31, 2013, at Washington's Ronald Reagan National Airport. The change will let passengers read, work, play games, watch movies and listen to music _ but not make cellphone calls. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)

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Michael P. Huerta is the administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration. (Associated Press)

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** FILE ** In this Feb. 12, 2009, file photo, a plane burns after it crashed into a house in Clarence Center, N.Y. The amount and type of flying experience first officers — also known as co-pilots — must have to qualify to fly for an airline will be significantly increased and expanded under new regulations announced Wednesday by the Federal Aviation Administration. (AP Photo/David Duprey, File)

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** FILE ** In this Feb. 12, 2009, file photo, a plane burns after it crashed into a house in Clarence Center, N.Y. The amount and type of flying experience first officers — also known as co-pilots — must have to qualify to fly for an airline will be significantly increased and expanded under new regulations announced Wednesday by the Federal Aviation Administration. (AP Photo/David Duprey, File)

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The shifting of sequester cuts at the Federal Aviation Administration will allow air traffic controllers to return to work at full force, alleviating a week of frustration for travelers. With fewer controllers because of the mandatory furloughs, departures had to be spaced out more, leading to long waits on the runway at many airports.

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** FILE ** A passenger jet takes off near the FAA control tower at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport in March 2011. (AP Photo)

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** FILE ** Michael Huerta, administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration, speaks as one of the keynote speakers at the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International, North America 2012 conference inside the exhibition hall of the Mandalay Bay hotel-casino in Las Vegas, Nev., on Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2012. (Martin S. Fuentes/Special to The Washington Times)

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** FILE ** A passenger jet takes off near the FAA control tower at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport in March 2011. (AP Photo)

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A passenger jet takes off near the FAA control tower at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport in March 2011. (AP Photo)

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** FILE ** Boeing Commercial Airplanes President Ray Conner (center), flanked by Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood (left) and Federal Aviation Administration chief Michael Huerta, speaks during a news conference at the Transportation Department in Washington on Friday, Jan. 11, 2013, to discuss a comprehensive review of the Boeing 787's critical systems, including its design, manufacture and assembly. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

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** FILE ** Boeing Commercial Airplanes President Ray Conner (center), flanked by Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood (left) and Federal Aviation Administration chief Michael Huerta, speaks during a news conference at the Transportation Department in Washington on Friday, Jan. 11, 2013, to discuss a comprehensive review of the Boeing 787's critical systems, including its design, manufacture and assembly. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

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** FILE ** Boeing Commercial Airplanes President Ray Conner (center), flanked by Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood (left) and Federal Aviation Administration chief Michael Huerta, speaks during a news conference at the Transportation Department in Washington on Friday, Jan. 11, 2013, to discuss a comprehensive review of the Boeing 787's critical systems, including its design, manufacture and assembly. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

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Michael P. Huerta,of the Federal Aviation Administration, said, “We need to change the way we do business.” Drones will pose a challenge to the agency tasked with regulating aircraft. (Associated Press)