The flight departed Kuala Lumpur and was scheduled to land in Beijing. The Boeing 777 aircraft was carrying 227 passengers and 12 crew members.
Same-sex marriage and the National Security Agency's data gathering are two issues that show the wide divide between conservatives and libertarians.
The judge said the FAA couldn't use a rule designed for aircrafts to regulate model aircrafts. The FAA said it would appeal the ruling.
A Russian military truck reportedly smashed through the gate of the base in Sevastopol, the port city that houses Russia's Black Sea fleet.
An independent panel had recommended the restrictions, but the agency refused saying it would put Border Patrols in danger. The chief of the agency said the new policy aims to make agents safer.