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Cheating Allegations Surround ATC Hiring Process
May 28, 2015 The National Air Traffic Controllers Association has added its voice to a growing chorus calling for an investigation into...

Delta Turns Weather Delays Into Pizza Parties
May 26, 2015 When life gives it thunderstorms and tornadoes, Delta Air Lines has apparently decided to give its passengers pizza....

Depp's Pilot Facing Jail For Dog Smuggling
May 26, 2015 The pilot of actor Johnny Depp's Gulfstream is facing up to two years in prison for his role in the alleged smuggling of the...

Bill Would Affect VA Aviation Training Benefits
May 25, 2015 Aviation groups say a proposed new bill will essentially block military veterans from using their Veterans Administration...

Random Pilot Mental Health Tests Proposed
May 24, 2015 Lufthansa CEO Carsten Spohr says random tests to determine the psychological fitness of pilots could reduce the risk to...

Museum Deal For Martin Mars Blocked
May 24, 2015 The Canadian government has thrown a wrench in long-running talks for the Navy's National Naval Aviation Museum in Pensacola...

Hoverboard On The Market By Christmas
May 23, 2015 A Canadian company hopes to have a consumer "hoverboard" on the market by Christmas, a little more than a year after setting a...

ATO Independence Gains Momentum
May 20, 2015 The move to separate the air traffic control function from the FAA is gaining momentum and it now appears that Congress is...

Hacker Made 737 'Fly Sideways': FBI
May 17, 2015 A renowned computer security expert/hacker is alleged to have hacked into the guts of the flight control computer system on a...

One Dead In Osprey 'Hard Landing'
May 17, 2015 One Marine is dead and 21 others were injured after what the Corps called a "hard landing mishap" in Hawaii on Sunday.