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12 min ago | Times-Standard
San Francisco International Airport will shut down two of its four runways for the entire summer to complete a federally mandated safety project, causing some flight delays out of Humboldt County.
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4 hrs ago | MDJonline.com
The search for the missing Malaysian jetliner expanded east and west on Friday after American officials said it was emitting signals to satellites for hours after its last contact with air traffic control nearly a week ago over the South China Sea.
5 hrs ago | Patch.com
Written by Alison Smith An airplane malfunction and aborted takeoff Thursday evening led to a plane being evacuated and significant delays at Philadelphia International Airport.
7 hrs ago | Lincoln Daily News
U.S. aerospace and aviation industry leaders warned lawmakers on Thursday that a coming wave of retirements in an aging workforce could hurt both sectors and create safety issues unless the government helps more young people qualify for those jobs.
11 hrs ago | KDWN
Aviation regulators say they're considering rules that would require alcohol and drug testing for people who work on U.S. airline planes in foreign maintenance and repair shops.
As federal officials continue investigating last year's fatal UPS crash in Alabama, the freight carrier's pilots are pressing to be covered by the same rules that require passenger airline crews to get more rest .
A US Airways plane blew a tire while taking off Thursday evening at Philadelphia International Airport, prompting it to abruptly come to a stop, an airline spokesman said.
The search for Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 is likely to cost far more than the most expensive of previous aviation investigations that include an estimated $39 million needed to sort out the Swiss Air flight that crashed in Canada in 1998, one expert said.
The orphans of Agent Orange: Fifty years on, children suffer from the horrific effects of America's use of chemical weapons during the Vietnam War 'No wreckage spotted by satellite, no cracks in the fuselage and no secret engine data': Clueless airline officials rule out EVERY new crash theory - but haven't got any of their own The little ... (more)
PICTURE EXCLUSIVE: Back with the parents she tried to leave, then sued - 'spoiled' cheerleader is taken to school by her mother 'No wreckage spotted by satellite, no cracks in the fuselage and no secret engine data': Clueless airline officials rule out EVERY new crash theory - but haven't got any of their own The little 'princesses' they left ... (more)
Hijacked and hidden? US counter-terror officials fear plane could have been captured after debris spotted by Chinese is ruled out and new data reveals it was airborne FOUR hours after vanishing 'There's two dead children in the pool!' Florida mother makes frantic 911 call after seeing two kids drowning from her office window - not realizing it was ... (more)
A woman writes a message of support for the passengers of the missing plane on a banner at Kuala Lumpur airport.
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A young American undergraduate student at Stanford University has come up with a theory - yet to be verified by aviation experts - on the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 that has gone viral on the Web.
A House lawmaker wants to make sure that planes carry flight recorders that eject before crashes so they are easier to find, a proposal the secretary of transportation said Wednesday he is studying.
Zachary Wilkinson was just a few months into his freshman year at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University when the path he'd set out for himself -- earning a degree in aeronautical science and landing a job as a commercial pilot -- was upended.
I'm not sure which is worse: the hype and disinformation on mass media about the missing Malaysia Airlines plane, the irresponsible lack of candor, clarity, and timely information and responses from the Malaysian authorities, the flood of conspiracy theories, or the frustration and mystery of not knowing.