Mary Grady

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One More U.S. Stop For Red Bull Racers
September 16, 2014 If you missed the Red Bull Air Races in Texas earlier this month, you have one more chance to catch them in the U.S.A. -- next...

Boeing, SpaceX Win NASA Crew Contract
September 16, 2014 Within a few years, U.S. astronauts will be able to launch to the International Space Station from the U.S., instead of...

"Hump" Pilots, DC-3 Meet Again
September 15, 2014 Two former DC-3 captains were reunited with the aircraft they both flew over "the Hump" in Asia's Himalayan mountains during...

NTSB: GA Accidents Down In 2013
September 15, 2014 The number of civil aviation accidents fell last year, from 1,539 in 2012 to 1,297 in 2013, the NTSB said on Monday. General...

Reno Races Wrap; NTSB Reports On Crash
September 15, 2014 The National Championship Air Races wrapped up at Reno on Sunday, with Steven Hinton Jr., of Chino, California, taking the...

No New Part 23, No Problem, Manufacturers Say
September 10, 2014 While the FAA's expected revisions to Part 23 have raised hopes in the general aviation community that new aircraft will be...

Two Airplanes Collide, One Chute Saves Both
September 10, 2014 All three on board walked away with minor injuries after two aircraft -- an ultralight and a glider -- collided in midair on...

Pilot Killed At Reno
September 9, 2014 Veteran pilot Lee Behel was killed in a crash at Reno on Monday afternoon during a qualifying heat for the National...

NTSB Cites Crew Errors, Fatigue In UPS Crash
September 9, 2014 UPS Flight 1354 crashed at the Birmingham, Alabama, airport in August 2013 because the crew continued an unstabilized...

TV Documentary Questions 787 Safety (Updated)
September 8, 2014 "Broken Dreams: The Boeing 787," a documentary by the Al Jazeera investigative unit, alleges that workers in the company's...