Air Force Plans Flight Exercise Above Washington

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The U.S. Air Force is planning a one-day flight exercise in the Washington area.

The training flights are slated to begin early Monday. The North American Aerospace Defense Command and other agencies are coordinating the flights.

Officials said the exercise, named Falcon Virgo, refines the command's interception and identification operations. It also helps with testing visual warning systems.

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